Biking Gear Reviews Running Tech


Although I’ve never been particularly bothered by a chest-strap type heart rate monitor, I decided to give the Mio LINK ANT+/Bluetooth Smart optical heart rate wrist band a try.  The Garmin straps, especially the HRM-Run, have been very reliable and generally problem-free.  But, it’s always fun to get a new toy so I thought I check it


Twitter for Outdoor Enthusiasts

In addition to the web sites listed on the right, here’s a handful of Twitter accounts that an outdoor enthusiast may find useful. Hiking Upward – A group of avid hikers who enjoy the wonderful forests and parks in the mid-Atlantic states. Backpacker Magazine – The Twitter home of BACKPACKER Magazine,, and their blogs