Gear

Fact# 20. The Fenix 3 and the Swim Heart Rate Monitor rocks!

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Being able to log your swim heart is a great advantage for swimmers and triathletes. The latest Garmin technology has now made that possible. Today I had the privilege of using the swim heart rate monitor for the first time in the pool. It tells an interesting story. There are 2 straps, and to clarify the difference, herewith an extract ...

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Garmin partners with Pedal Power Association to promote a safer riding environment for cyclists

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Many cyclists are injured in vehicle crashes every year, and of these incidents around 40% occur when a cyclist is hit from behind. So when Garmin launched the first-of-its-kind radar system for bikes, known as Varia rear-view bike radar and Varia smart bike lights, the partnership with a like-minded organization was inevitable. PPA is a Public Benefit Organisation committed to ...

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Fact #19 The Garmin Fenix 3 “Hot Keys” functionality simplifies life brilliantly.  

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Getting to some internal setting on your sports watch, like switching bluetooth on and off, can be very cumbersome. The Fenix 3’s Hot Keys give you a shortcut to certain functions you might want to use or change regularly. It eliminates the necessity of negotiating through menus. Switching bluetooth on and off, normally takes 22 button presses on the Fenix 3 (Starting from ...

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PUMA South Africa launches the first Forever Faster store in Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa (2 October 2015) – PUMA South Africa has opened the first Forever Faster store on the African continent in Rosebank. Based on PUMA’s new global retail blueprint, Forever Faster, the store focuses on PUMA performance products, mainly football and performance running. Forever Faster – the biggest marketing campaign in PUMA’s history – was launched in August 2014 ...

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Puma running presents IGNITE your city Cape Town

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Cape Town, South Africa (30TH SEPTEMBER, 2015) – The IGNITE YOUR CITY film series drops its sixth installment with Cape Town. In IGNITE YOUR CITY – Cape Town, PUMA takes six local runners for an ambitious dash through the streets and uphill roads of the South African city. Enhancing their run are PUMA IGNITE running shoes with a new mesh ...

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Sahmurai SWORD voted in top 10 most innovated products at Eurobike

Germany’s Bike Magazine rates South African-built tyre-plugging system

GERMANY – Sahmurai SWORD has been chosen as one of the top 10 most innovative products at Eurobike 2015 by Bike Magazine. The magazine is Germany’s largest mountain bike magazine and every year it selects 10 products at the world’s largest cycling trade show (Eurobike) which they feel enhances the rider’s experience. “We are honoured to be chosen amongst the top innovators ...

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Rudy Project announces biggest product sponsorship ever for a road cycling tour in South Africa

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Leading global sports brand Rudy Project has made an incredible sponsorship commitment to South Africa’s flagship road cycling stage race, the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope. The Italian eyewear manufacturer has made a phenomenal pledge of R3.5 million in product sponsorship to the event, which represents the ultimate event endorsement and the largest of its kind in road racing on ...

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