It is not about the gadget

May 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
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Bike

Reading through my June 2009 Bicycling magazine – which I typically do cover to cover, ads and all – the article from the editor Loren Mooney caught my eye.  The author does a great piece on how keeping logs has changed and the the amount of data available for the casual rider thanks to multiple cool gadgets in the market.  Technology combined with biking, what can go wrong?  I then ventured to find my first logs too. Although I will not reveal the content, I found out that keeping a log by hand did not work for me not only because I was not too good, but because I was – actually still am – lazy too.  However, towards the end of 2008 I snatched the Garmin Forerunner 305® on a huge sell that couldn’t resist.  Given my definition of good weather, I have been able to try it out a couple of times only and I now realize this is the only real way to create a log.

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