Gear

Garmin Vector 2 Power Pedals. Installation done in 15 minutes flat. 

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  The Garmin Vector 2 power pedals are packaged as stylish as a priceless samurai sword. Even in the box it is a thing of beauty. Rather than installing it myself, I opted for the professional treatment. For reviewing purposes I wanted to avoid schoolboy errors during installation. Freewheel Cycology, experts at installing Vector 2 pedals, was the go-to bike shop. ...

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Specialized bicycle up for grabs at Origin Of Trails

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Stellenbosch – Mountain bikers taking part in the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails at the end of November are in for a treat, with Specialized Bicycles announcing that they’ll be giving away a 2016 Specialized 6 Fattie at this much anticipated event. According to Bianca Grobbelaar, Marketing Manager of Specialized Bicycles Africa, both Origin Of Trails and Specialized have mutual ambitions ...

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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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