TomTom Sale up to 60% off 48 hours

I have a few great deals to post over the next few days some from my partners and some that I just found. Like this one directly from TomTom (links to sale at: TomTom.com) There is more information below. This SHOULD click-through to the local sale in your own country in your local currency even…

Wahoo Elemnt Review Comparison specifications Features Buy Deal Price

Wahoo Elemnt £50/$80 Off

There is a great early-season cashback deal directly from Wahoo on the ELEMNT* with £50 cashback in the UK and $80 cashback in the USA. Terms and Conditions apply: Purchases between 15th May to 15th June 2018 and the cashback is provided by Wahoo Fitness. Research with the quick Wahoo Elemnt Review, links to: the5krunner.com…

Wahoo Elemnt Review Comparison specifications Features Buy Deal Price

Clever Training – Acquired by JackRabbit

Since its founding in 2002, Clever Training broadened its target market out from its original triathlon base to cover many other sports and pastimes. JackRabbit run about 60 US-based apparel/shoe stores To me, the match between JackRabbit and Clever Training looks highly complementary. The former specialising in sports apparel and sports shoes and the latter…

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AsteroidOS 1.0 Released … What ?!?

Latest news from asteroidos.org is that their WearOS replacement is good-to-go. This is probably of zero interest to endurance athletes right now. However interesting things might come from it. I’ll keep this one short a do a few bullet points AsteroidOS covers basic ‘smart’ functionality when linked only to an Android smartphone It’s highly customisable,…

WHOOP Strap 2.0

WHOOP Strap 2.0 adopts subscription-only pricing model

WHOOP have recently changed the pricing model of the WHOOP Strap 2.0. In an interesting move, WHOOP have changed away from a one-off purchase price of $500 to a monthly subscription of $30/month (minimum 6 month committment). Additional straps and apparel are still available for purchase on their site…but not the WHOOP BAND 2.0. The…

My bike tyre – not my tri tyre

Having demonstrated the repercussions of being blasé about a ‘C’ race and getting several punctures at the Tour de Yorkshire Sportive, today was the day to get proper tyres on the bike. I’ve previously given my opinion on the best bike tyre for triathlon but my opinion for a good all-rounder for the summer that will…

XERT wins best EDGE CIQ app

XERT wins best CIQ app for EDGE devices at the Garmin CIQ Summit. Source: Garmin This one is DEFINITELY worth a download despite being released way back in July 2017 (Source: the5krunner.com, download HERE …it’s free). It continually raises its estiamte of your FTP on-the-fly as your cycling hits giddy new heights. Although it’s great on…

Amazfit STRATOS Review

On my wrist this month

I set my target for last month a little too high. The Fitbit Versa just took up WAY too much time because of various issues with connectivity and syncing. and that significantly curtailed my efforts elsewhere. Which is a bit silly on my part as it’s a mass market watch and I suspect that most…

Amazfit STRATOS pairing

Amazfit STRATOS – Bluetooth Sensor Pairing Quirks

The Amazfit STRATOS ‘budget’ triathlon watch has some quirks. A little bit like your slightly politically incorrect, but otherwise charming, uncle. These quirks manifest themselves in a few places but the 2 that most deserve a mention are as follows Pairing a Bluetooth sensor Triathlon Mode Pairing the bluetooth sensors caught me out for a…