Magnet Steel Bike Trainer Review / My First Time with a Bike Trainer

This review is about the Magnet Steel Bike Bicycle Indoor Exercise Trainer Stand as sold on Amazon and other places around the Internet, as well as a bit about my first experiences with using a bike trainer in general. I’ve been interested in biking since I first learned to ride, but …

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Review – Scosche RHYTHM Bluetooth Speed/Cadence Sensor (and Mini-Review of the Wahoo Fitness App)

This is a review of the Scosche Rhythm Bluetooth Speed/Cadence Sensor but you’ll find some useful info (and mini-review I suppose) on the Wahoo Fitness app here too. After I decided to get myself a bike trainer (see my review of the Magnet Steel bike trainer here) I found that the biggest …

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Review – Velo Wide: Channel M Bicycle Seat

I really like my Planet Bike 5020 Men’s Anatomic Relief  gel bike seat and it quickly became my primary saddle, I’ve put thousands of miles on it with an older bike, my newer road bike, and an older mountain bike and then a new mountain bike.  Its great; allowing relief, where before …

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Review – Les Mills Combat

Previous to a few years ago I had not been much interested in any of the Martial Arts – that was until I started doing P90X (see my review of P90X vs Insanity vs P90X2 vs T25 vs P90CX3 here).  I found Kenpo X (or Kempo, depending on who you are …

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Review – Greenfield SKS2-305B ‘Stabilizer’ Stay-Mount Bicycle Kickstand

  After having some trouble with the previous kickstand on my main road bike over the course of a few (the BV KA36 Adjustable Bicycle Kickstand for Bikes 24″-28″ – see my blog review here) I decided to start looking around for a different model. My wife had done some research and …

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Review – BV KA36 Adjustable Bicycle Kickstand for Bikes 24″-28″

  This is a review of the BV KA36 Adjustable Bicycle Kickstand for Bikes 24″-28″ after about two years of use and while being mounted on a moderately used road bike.  On with the review… Like most nicer model bikes nowadays my road bike did not come with a kickstand. The bike …

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Review – Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera

I had been looking for an action camera for awhile, mostly for biking but also for hiking and other activities.  While biking there have been many things that I would have liked to catch on video or photoed over the years that I have missed.  Not to mention the sheer number …

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Review – Charlene Johnson’s PiYo DVD series from Beachbody

Pilates and Yoga have been combined before, I believe Jonathan Urla may have coined the term Yogalates, meaning a mixture of the two practices. But more recently the term Piyo has come to be associated with Beachbody’s Charlene Johnson’s Piyo which, while it too is a combination of Pilates and Yoga, is a nearly continuous …

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Review – Google Chromecast

There’s plenty of media streaming devices out there but probably the most popular are the Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick, Roku, and in addition to those there are tons of others. I picked up a Google Chromecast after some thought and evaluation among all of these choices – two of the biggest reasons …

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