Please note that I didn’t put any effort into getting the screens represented as lifelike in this post so colour saturation is mainly down to the camera not the screens. All three look a little washed out in real life, even in the bright evening sunshine shown here. That said, the Vantage seems a bit… Read Article →

There are a few bits of news around Garmin this month, but nothing I’d consider major. There is no more news around their Marq watch. They have launched the Instinct, a kind of cut down Fenix for cheap. Garmin Update Garmin Watches Garmin Bike Computers Garmin Update Elsewhere on the web, here are some recent… Read Article →

Introduction 01100111 01110000 01110011 01110010 01110101 01101101 01101111 01110010 01110011 00101110 01100011 01101111 01101101 You probably don’t know what the above says, other than a bunch of binary numbers. The numbers are below: 103 112 115 114 117 109 111 114 115 46 99 111 109 These are, in fact, ASCII codes. They say “gpsrumors.com”…. Read Article →

So we’ve probably all worked out that I’m quite opinionated by now! I like to think that I’m just saying what we’re all thinking 🙂 Today we’ll talk about “sports profiles”. Now, to me, a sports profile, app, whatever you want to call it consists of a specific mode on a device for handling a… Read Article →

Oh no! I took some watches for a bit of a run this evening since I was staying in a hotel in town, and one of those was the new Vantage V. Now, admittedly I did put it through a lot of stress at the start of the run. My Garmin Forerunner 935 spotted the… Read Article →

My Vantage V arrived today so I’ll be testing it out and adding a post about structured training ASAP to finish off the series and update it. Long story short: Does do structured training through diary Doesn’t do ad hoc Doesn’t allow starting a favourite from the watch unless scheduled through flow   Does have… Read Article →

This month we’ve moved slowly closer to the release date of the Vantage series devices. Currently there is no clue on further new devices such as a new bike computer. Polar Update Polar Watches Polar Bike Computers Polar Update While we wait for the devices, there have been a few updates from various sites: https://gpsrumors.com/deep-dive-polar-structured-training-part-4-and-conclusion… Read Article →

Introduction Now see the Vantage version of this post! In this post we’ll follow on from part three where I discussed how Garmin does it, part two where I looked at Suunto and part one where I discussed the whole background of structured training. This time we’re looking at the Polar platform. As mentioned previously… Read Article →

Introduction In this post we’ll follow on from part two where I discussed how Suunto does it and part one where I discussed the whole background of structured training. This time we’re looking at the Garmin platform. As mentioned previously I used a Fenix 5/Forerunner 935, Spartan Trainer Wrist HR, and a Polar M430 for… Read Article →

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