Polar RCX5 Tour de France G5 GPS Watch: Limited Availability

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Are you a fitness enthusiast? Whether you wish to compete in the Tour de France or not, you have a limited amount of time to own the official training GPS device of the 2012 Tour de France. The Polar RCX5 Tour de France G5 GPS tracking watch will be released this month, but will only be available until September. This high-tech GPS device includes a G5 GPS sensor, allowing not only mapping data, but speed and distance as well for just about any outdoor sport imaginable. The Polar RCX5 Tour de France G5 also includes the Hybrid dual frequency chestRead More

Tracking the Tour de France

The Tour de France is indisputably the most popular and well-known bike race of all time. Every year the hype seems to heighten as biking enthusiasts around the world gear up for the big race. Who will participate? What kind of equipment will they use? This year fans are particularly interested in how the race will be effectively tracked. Although race coordinators have suffered criticism for opting not to equip the individual bikes with GPS trackers, the race will, in fact, be monitored via GPS. Leading up to the Tour de France, there was a lot of inaccurate publicity whichRead More

Le Tour de France and GPS Devices Increase Fan Involvement

The HTC-Columbia team will bring something unique to Le Tour de France spectators this year. Instead of simply viewing the team from the sidelines or via television, each team member will be equipped with a HTC Legend smartphone. In turn, these smartphones will be linked up to Google’s new “My Tracks” GPS app. The app will provide spectators with a real-time view of the Columbian cycling team. By logging onto the “My Tracks Tour” page, those who are rooting for the Columbian team can choose a cyclist, and view his heart rate, power, speed, and cadence. Viewers will also beRead More