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8 June 2017 1 Comment

The Swim Exporter App

If you haveĀ an Apple Watch 2 and you use Strava you’ll be as frustrated as I am that Strava doesn’t support swimming on the watch. You have to record any swim that you do using the watch’s native Workout app (which works really well), then manually create a new activity in Strava and fill in […]

27 May 2016 1 Comment

Apple Watch as Training Aid

Being a hopelessly tech addicted family I suppose it wasn’t that surprising that my dearest wife thought that an Apple Watch would make an ideal Christmas present for me. Although having done the usual thing of having said we weren’t going to be buying each other expensive presents this year, and me having done the […]

24 November 2014 0 Comments

Maturing Nicely

There won’t be many cyclists or runnerswho haven’t heard of Strava by now. If you are in the tiny minority that hasn’t, it’s a running and cycling fitness tracker website and app. Ho hum, you say, there are plenty of those. But Strava’s big success is due to its segments system. A segment is a […]

16 August 2012 2 Comments

iPhone as bike computer

Author’s note: I have paid full retail price for all the kit mentioned in this review and have no relationship with any of the manufacturers. Really keen cyclists will invest hundreds, if not thousands of pounds in devices that monitor their performance. GPS devices are commonplace whether wrist mounted or handlebar mounted, and depending on […]