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?
On September 30, I will turn 34 years old. As I hurdle towards middle-age and my inevitable demise, I’m learning a multitude of things about myself; most importantly, the things I can change and things I cannot. For example, I can’t quit cookies. They are part of me, part of my identity that I cannot […]
We’re two months out from the Iceman Cometh Challenge. For me, Iceman is the main race of the year. As the temps drop, as we lose daylight, and as we creep towards the frozen hellscape that is northern Michigan, Iceman represents a mental and physical resistance to the end of another riding season. We all […]