Yearly Archives: 2016

Galileo Goes Live

The Galileo satelite system has finally gone live after 17 years. This service is the European funded version of the US owned GPS service and has a stated accuracy of 1m for most, and 1cm for paying customers. While there

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Monthly Roundup – December 2016

Now a regular feature, here’s the round-up of recommendations so everything is in one place, and so we have a nice record of speculations updated for December 2016… Not a lot has changed this month, we’re still expecting various new

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Polar something coming?

I’m partially guessing but Polar appear to have hosted some press in Madeira this week judging by their feeds, and some comments from well known bloggers. I can’t see anything in the FCC or trademarks, or even any rumours yet.

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Garmin Fenix 5!

UPDATE – Screenshots added from another site. Sorry I don’t really have time to investigate right now but take a look at this link in the mean time. I can’t see it being true myself but I’ve been wrong before.

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Monthly Roundup – November 2016

Now a regular feature, here’s the round-up of recommendations so everything is in one place, and so we have a nice record of speculations updated for November 2016… In alphabetical order of manufacturer. Manufacturer Device Current Speculation Garmin Fenix Don’t

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Suunto Spartan Trainer

Sorry everyone, I’m late to the party on this one. I do have a real job 🙂 Thanks to The5kRunner for posting this first, although it seems he was late too! Suunto have registered a new device with the FCC,

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Polar v800.next news

It’s looking ever more likely that a new high end watch will arrive soon from Polar. Although nothing is on FCC right now there are some hints. Firstly, it’s been way too long since v800 was released. It’s a great

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Forerunner 930XT update

OK, so this one is now officially “overdue”. The garmin-930xt was due in October this year based on a two year cycle. The burning question on everyone’s keyboard then is “should I get a 920XT for xmas?”. The answer, dear

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Xmas List 2016 – running and multisport

OK a somewhat special post since a lot of you will be considering what to buy people (or yourselves) for Xmas* this year. This one is based around multisport and runners but a cycle one is coming. High end multisport

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Power meter deal (this is not actually an advert)

OK, I don’t normally do this but tfk asked me to pass it on and I figured it’s a good deal for anyone who’s about to buy a power meter. Perhaps you’re starting to train indoors on a trainer or

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