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The Casio ProTrek Smart WSD-F20, Casio’s second version of an outdoors smartwatch with Android Wear (2.0) was announced at the beginning of 2017. Sports tech authority DC Rainmaker called himself “perplexed” by it. I found myself intrigued, now that it includes GPS. Thanks to Casio’s PR agency in Germany, who provided me with a unit […]

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We go outside to enjoy nature… but let’s admit it , we enjoy more than just nature.

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Lots of people have asked me how I make my marathon videos (with a Sony HDR-AZ1 action cam: tiny, but alright quality, with such a wide angle lens I can just hold it away from me and vlog away… but that’s a different story). I have put a lot of thought into upgrading my camera […]

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You spent a few hundred on a shiny new sports watch, you’ll probably want to use it to the best of its, and your, abilities. After my Suunto Ambit3 “manual”, I’m starting to produce the same kind of manual / how-to for the Suunto Spartan (Ultra) – only better. If you’re here just for quick […]

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Last year, making some regular money again and with a view towards a summer trip to China (to celebrate our wedding there, with the Chinese family, finally…), I decided to spring for Arc’teryx Veilance’s Voronoi pants in their light summer version. These Voronoi pants have been changed from their earlier cotton-nylon material, which seemed the […]

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a.k.a., A Review of the Black Yak Combat Shirt and Notes on My Fascination with this Brand I have mentioned Black Yak some times before, but it is only now that I really want to talk about them. About a product of theirs, the Combat Shirt, and the fascination this company provides in the world […]

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Once again, the ISPO Munich was on. Finally, I went there not just a random blogger who sorta-kinda works with brands willing to set him up with product samples, but as someone turning into a pro blogger looking for serious cooperations.

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When Mammut was looking to provide some people in the German-speaking area with a high Klout score (yep, they had still been using that) with a pair of their shoes to test, back in the spring of 2015, I’m pretty sure they were looking for some immediate support for their PR.

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The next update from Suunto, released January 25, 2017, bringing the long-awaited GPS fix and adding GLONASS support (and taking care of some bugs). Now, as you may have seen from my earlier updates on this sports watch, I have been getting pretty good results from it already. This only continued now that I’ve been […]

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