If there was anything good to come out of the supply chain crunch caused by the pandemic, it was the emergence of smaller bike and component brands. Simply put, bike shops needed bikes. If you could get a bike to a shop floor, even as a newer brand, the shop owners were going to give […]
After a few weeks of testing, I’m finally willing to weigh in on the Apple Watch Ultra. The latest addition to the Apple Watch range is squarely aimed at chiseling away market share from Garmin’s user base of elite athletes. While Apple sells exponentially more watches (Apple owns 56% of the smartwatch market globally) each year than Garmin, Garmin has a fiercely loyal fan base of people who want exceptional battery life and training-specific metrics above all else. Does the Apple Watch shed its reputation as a great smartwatch but a lackluster sports watch?
Some people don’t sweat much when they ride bikes. I am not one of those people. Due to my sweat, as well as the tricky conditions brought on by the chronic summertime humidity the comes part and parcel of being surrounded by lakes in Traverse City, my sunglasses have a tough time remaining free of […]