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Tailfin: Ultra-light carbon bike rack & panniers

Tailfin Cycling is raising funds for Tailfin: Ultra-light carbon bike rack & panniers on Kickstarter!

Beautiful, ultra-light, quick release bike rack & panniers for any road bike. Ride fast, with more.
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How to Build the Perfect Stride Cadence With RunScribe - SimpliFaster

How to Build the Perfect Stride Cadence With RunScribe - SimpliFaster | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
The RunScribe sensor helps athletes fine tune their stride cadence, as well as provide other metric data to help with running technique.
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Runscribe is the best monitoring device of running tecnique & efficiency I have tried.
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Katadyn BeFree Water Filter Review | Ultrarunning Magazine

Katadyn BeFree Water Filter Review | Ultrarunning Magazine | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
A super-lightweight and compact water filtration system that allows you to pull water from natural sources for refueling in the backcountry. The BeFre
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In Katadyn I trust! Been using Katadyn water filtration systems for many years and they never failed me. This soft flask is excellent choice for backcountry and ultra running usage.
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A Better Way To Pace Races: Race Screen Connect IQ App

A Better Way To Pace Races: Race Screen Connect IQ App | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
One of the primary benefits of apps on any platform is to extend the functionality of a device to do …
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A cool free app for Garmin sports watches that is very useful to runners!
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The problem with Facebook’s miscalculated metrics | Search Engine Watch

The problem with Facebook’s miscalculated metrics | Search Engine Watch | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
As the most popular social platform the expectations are high and Facebook's ambitious plans that keep growing year by year bring out bigger challenges.
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The problem with Facebook’s miscalculated metrics
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FKT Up? Kilian Jornet's Insane New Sport

FKT Up? Kilian Jornet's Insane New Sport | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
With warp-speed ascents that include the Matterhorn (1:56) and Denali (9:43), ultrarunner turned alpinist Kilian Jornet Burgada is the king of the endurance world's latest obsession: fastest known times. And now he plans to run up Everest.
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Don't try this at home...
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Get Ready For Advice EP6 - Alimentation

Ils ne sont pas parole d'évangile mais voici mes choix pour une alimentation saine au quotidien ainsi qu'avant, pendant et après une épreuve. A vous d
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Nutritional tips by Seb, always in good style!
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The Athlete's Guide to Probiotics

The Athlete's Guide to Probiotics | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
The human body is awash with microbes, inside and out. And scientists are now discovering just how important that is for athletes.
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The human body is awash with microbes, inside and out. And scientists are now discovering just how important that is for athletes.
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Mortals vs Elites – A Look at Stride Mechanics | Running Unraveled

Mortals vs Elites – A Look at Stride Mechanics | Running Unraveled | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
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Flight ratio - or air time - during running stride cycle, is a very important factor for good running techncique. Elites spend more than 40% of their stride "flying", while average runners are down to 20something percent.
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Scarpa Atom Review

Scarpa Atom Review | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
An in-depth review of the SCARPA Atom.
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A light shoe for all kinds of trail. Vibram signature for the outsole. Reasonably priced from a company with an honest legacy of mountaineering products.
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Rally Pierrick's Van

Off the grid and to the races. We catch up with Rally Cycling's Canadian sprinter Pierrick Naud and his home on the road – a 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Camper.
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Cervelo P5X has arrived

After years in the making, Cervelo have launched a their new triathlon specific bike - the P5X! ** If you want to share this content, please feel free, bu
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A bike for a very specific use... that does not look like a bike! Innovative design (not sure about comfort and maneuverability) and a trusted brand behind this next gen bike. Do not look at the price....
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Oakley - Men's & Women's Sunglasses, Goggles, & Apparel

Oakley - Men's & Women's Sunglasses, Goggles, & Apparel | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Disruptive by design, Oakley creates innovative men's and women's sunglasses, athletic apparel, goggles, watches and accessories. Free shipping and returns.
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Besides a certain "bling" factor and a short lived tech-motivation, I really do not see any real meaning in this kind of gadgets and training devices. They also add a certain risk factor since they are easy to break and ruin youy day, Sometimes, less is better...
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Kenenisa Bekele Is Going For The Marathon World Record In Dubai Next Week

Kenenisa Bekele Is Going For The Marathon World Record In Dubai Next Week | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Kenenisa Bekele will try to break the marathon world record next week at the Dubai Marathon.
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If he makes it he will be the greatest runner of all times.
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Hands-on: Garmin’s New Fenix 5 Multisport GPS Series–with mapping!

Hands-on: Garmin’s New Fenix 5 Multisport GPS Series–with mapping! | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Bluetooth Smart sensors
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They have every right to renew their products every year. I really do not see any reason for anyone who owns a Fenix 3 or wants to buy a top sports watch to pay the premium cost for Fenix 5. I am 100% for Fenix 3 (no optical HR) as the market best buy! Only feature that is interesting in the new Fenix is the Bluetooth Smart sensors. I do not think I would sell a car to pay for the Fenix 5!
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Have You Checked Your Heart Rate Variability Lately? | Mark's Daily Apple

People are always looking for that one biomarker to rule them all, the number on a paper that absolutely determines your health, longevity, fitness level,
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Heart rate variability, is a metric that can indicate symptoms of overtraining or good fitness.
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Do ice baths have benefits?

Do ice baths have benefits? | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Athletes are told a post-match ice bath works wonders for their muscles. But is it really good for them? Claudia Hammond investigates.
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Nike’s Trying to Build a Sub-Two-Hour Marathoner, and We’re Along for the Run.

Nike’s Trying to Build a Sub-Two-Hour Marathoner, and We’re Along for the Run. | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
The first in a series of stories behind the scenes of the shoe company's plan to beat a long-unbreakable record.
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Sub-2hrs marathon project. But under very controlled environment. Also very "branded". I think that soon we will see similar projects from other companies as well. Interesting, but it should include elit runners regardless of their sponsor.
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Running Shoe Reviews by +100,000 Users and Experts

Running Shoe Reviews by +100,000 Users and Experts | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Explore reviews of running shoes done by experts and runners like you. Browse through ratings and reviews from more than 1,000 different running shoes.
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Well organized reviews of running shoes. Based on user feedback.
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Wiivv - 3D Printed Custom Insoles For Performance And Comfort.

Wiivv - 3D Printed Custom Insoles For Performance And Comfort. | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles for comfort and performance. Shipped straight to your door with a 30-day happiness guarantee.
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Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles for comfort and performance. Shipped straight to your door with a 30-day happiness guarantee.
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What is Over Striding? Distance Running vs Sprint Technique

James describes one of the big differences in running technique between sprinting and distance running. Stride length; particularly in how we describe a
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Over striding in running, very well described and analysed. 
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CHASING WALMSLEY | GRAND CANYON Rim 2 Rim 2 Rim RECORD

On October 4, 2016 Jim Walmsley broke the Grand Canyon Rim 2 Rim 2 Rim record of running from the South to North Rim of Grand Canyon and back. Jim runs
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AWD Fat Bike Tech description - How it Works!

Check out how our All Wheel Drive Fat Bikes and Mountain Bikes work. Quick explanation from Steve Christini
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Garmin Connect IQ Announces New Features and Apps/Devices

Garmin Connect IQ Announces New Features and Apps/Devices | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Last week while at the annual ANT+ Symposium, Garmin announced a pile of new features for Connect IQ, and in …
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3rd party devices connected to Garmin devices and inclusion of data in .fit files. Smart approach by Garmin!
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Marathon splits for Bekele during his 2016 Berlin Marathon 2:03:03.

Marathon splits for Bekele during his 2016 Berlin Marathon 2:03:03. | Sports Activities | Scoop.it
Qui sotto dal sito Track&Field News (a questo link), tutti gli split della Maratona di Berlino km per km, chiaramente sul primo atleta transitato.



2016 Berlin Marathon Split and Pace Data


km
Split
5km-Split
Lap/km
Pace
WR-split
diff. WR-split


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2:41

2:41
1:53:13
2:55
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Marathon splits for Bekele during his Berlin Marathon 2:03:03. He was ahead of world revord pace till 35th kilometer. He slowed down considerably in the 36-40th km segment, to pick up the pace again with a strong finish. Probably the best long distance runner of all time, till today!
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