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More ANT+ USB Key Options

Two years ago, I wrote a posted titled “Why You Need a ANT+ USB Key,” which has been one of my more popular posts. If you train indoors at all, I recommend you give it a read, and see how this little gizmo will make riding inside much more effective and, dare I say, fun! […]

Recording Power from CycleOps 300 Pro Indoor Bikes

I recently started an indoor cycling program at a studio that uses the CycleOps 300 Pro Indoor Cycles. These bikes have a built in power meter, which is fantastic for training. However, they don’t use a ‘standard’ ANT+ protocol to transmit the data. They in fact use a ‘subset’ of the ANT+ frequency, that only […]

Video Player Blank in Golden Cheetah?

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Golden Cheetah

Are you trying to get the “Train” view of Golden Cheetah set up so you can suffer all winter, but the Video Player is not working? Well yesterday I decided to set up Train View, and experienced exactly this problem. I opened up Golden Cheetah on a new Windows 8 laptop (that I have yet […]

Review: Kali Phenom Helmet – aka Should you buy a Kali Protectives Product?

About this time last year, I was looking for a new road helmet. I did some research, and decided I wanted to get something that had some more ‘advanced’ protection than the usual helmets. However, I also wanted it to look like a normal road helmet. At that time, MIPS was really not available in […]

Search and Filter in Golden Cheetah v3

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Golden Cheetah

I put together a quick screencast showing the Search and Filter capabilities of Golden Cheetah v3. Check it out! Golden Cheetah has a multi-function Search and Filter box in the top right-hand corner. By default, Golden Cheetah starts with the Search function enabled. This is indicated by the word Search… in the query box, and the […]