Fitness trackers and cycling: a match made in heaven, or the odd couple?

Fitness trackers were once touted as the next big thing in consumer electronics, and two companies — Fitbit and Garmin — have set their sights on cyclists with two tiny wrist-based models packed with features such as optical heart rate monitors and GPS. On paper, both sound like they could potentially replace a handlebar-mounted computer …


Garmin Edge 820 GPS review

It’s been a few months now since the launch of the Garmin Edge 820, the latest addition to the GPS brand’s cycling-specific Edge range. So how does the Edge 820 stack up? What’s new in this iteration? And is it worth the upgrade? CyclingTips’ Australian editor Matt de Neef spent some time with the unit …


October 2016 Product Picks: Giro, Cycliq, POC, Bar Fly, Telehex, and PB Swiss

This month’s Product Picks covers a diverse range of bits and bobbles for bike and body. U.S. technical editor James Huang has put enough time on Giro’s Factor Techlace shoes for a full review, and he’s also been snapping footage in both Colorado and Italy with Cycliq’s recently revamped Fly6 rear-facing camera and LED flasher. …


Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Giro d’Italia: Ulissi soloes to victory on stage four, Dumoulin recaptures Maglia Rosa; Pendleton denies Sutton’s claims of support towards her; Team Sky supporting Sergio Henao with anti-doping case; 21 year-old Dutch rider dies after heart attacks; FDJ boss defends Démare amid Milan-San Remo cheating accusations; Geniez fined for Giro …


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Caleb Ewan wins Australian national criterium title; Sophie Mackay takes surprise win in Australian women’s criterium championships; Individual time trials next on the agenda at Australian Road Nationals; Two-year doping ban for former pro Boogerd, who must step back from work with current team; Tiernan-Locke …


Gift ideas for women who ride

Just nine days till Christmas! Did you get your shopping done? Looking for the perfect gift for the bike-loving people in your life (or for yourself)? We’ve got you covered! We asked our Ella editors and contributors what’s on their lists or to share some of their favourite items to give. Big upgrades: | Related: Your first upgrades: …


Garmin Edge 520 review

The most recent addition to Garmin’s range of GPS cycling computers is the Edge 520. Following on from the bulky Edge 1000, the 520 is the latest addition to the 5xx line, joining the seemingly ubiquitous Edge 500 and the more modern Edge 510. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef spent some time testing the Edge …


Garmin Forerunner 920XT review

Garmin recently added a new model to its Forerunner range, updating and expanding on the capabilities of the 910XT to yield the 920XT. Purpose-built for triathletes, this device may also appeal to cyclists that want a portable GPS device. In this review, Matt Wikstrom and Jonathan Reece take a closer look at all of its …


Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera review

The Garmin Virb launched in late 2013 into a market dominated by the GoPro HD Hero and replete with a number of other competitors trying to attract consumer attention. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef got his hands on the Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera and put together this review.


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