• Burro Crossing

    Flaming Turtle Heads!

    Turtlehead Peak in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area just outside Las Vegas NV. I attempted it last year about this same time (due to gymnastics meet scheduling) but got lost, ran out of time and just plain wasn’t fit enough. This year though… There are new trail markers I uploaded a GPX file to my Suunto I still got lost a few times I was in much better shape I had a couple hours free and clear Sadly I didn’t see any turtles. Or coyotes, or even a burro. Check out the video for some interesting scenery, especially the panorama pan at the summit. Not really obvious in there,…

  • Zwift Running

    Wahoo Tickr X Zwift Calibration

    The first time I ran on Zwift with the new TickrX Heart Rate strap I was impressed overall with the relatively stable signal it gave to my AppleTV. It seemed to record a bit high, meaning the numbers on Zwift sent my the TickrX for speed were more than the treadmill, more than the Stryd with RunCline, and while that feels awesome to see those kinds of numbers, I knew it wouldn’t be fair to myself or others. The TickrX is an advanced strap that provides running metrics to Zwift including heart rate, cadence and speed. Here’s a video I made of my own experience connecting and calibrating the Wahoo…