Review: Suunto Ambit3 Peak GPS Unit

I consider myself a bit old school in my gear selection. However, as an engineer by day, I find that I am always looking to gather as much data and telemetry as possible for the sheer joy of crunching numbers–a strange affliction, I know. Recently, I broke my longstanding avoidance of new technology with the …

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Garmin Adds New eTrex Units With Touchscreens

Garmin announced three new eTrex GPS units today: the eTrex 25, 35, and 35t, each equipped with a touchscreen display. This is the first time the entry-level eTrex line has featured models with touchscreen displays, and retail prices will start at $249.99. Today’s announcement comes close on the heels of the introduction of two more eTrex …

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News: Garmin Announces New eTrex GPS Units

The Garmin eTrex is pretty much the grandaddy of every portable recreational GPS device on the trail and today Garmin announces two updated models, the 30x and 20x. Each supports both GPS and GLONASS satellites for improved accuracy and coverage plus color screens and 3.7Gb of internal memory (double the memory of previous eTrex 20 …

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Singletracks Topo App Sale: $0.99 in March

Spring is on its way, and what better way to get ready for the mountain bike season than to install the Singletracks Topo app on your iPhone or Android device?! Get directions and topo maps for nearly 10,000 mountain bike trails all over the world, plus access to thousands of gear reviews. You can even …

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Review: Magellan Cyclo 505 Cycling GPS

Magellan has been producing quality GPS units for a long time. I recently got a chance to test their newest cycling-specific GPS: the Cyclo 505. This was my first time using a Magellan GPS on the bike since 2007 when I reviewed the eXplorist 400, a decidedly cycling-unspecific GPS unit. Clearly a lot has changed in …

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Review: Garmin VIRB Elite Helmet Camera

I know what you’re wondering: What the heck does Garmin know about producing helmet cameras? I had the same question so I was excited to get my hands on the VIRB Elite for testing. In the end, I came away loving all that the VIRB Elite has to offer. Specs First things first: the VIRB …

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Review: Garmin Fenix 2 GPS Watch

Garmin has been producing smart wearables for years (I actually owned this watch in 2005–yowza!) and over that time the company has found new ways to pack a ton of features into a usable form factor. The company’s latest watch–the Fenix 2–is well-suited to mountain biking and all the other outdoor activities you’ll get into throughout the …

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