micke-midlife on October 22nd, 2008

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day 60, came back from a 20k run last week and the evenings are becoming chilly (5°C) at 61degrees north (helsinki). wanted to hit the stop button for the sports track timer, but it’s not as a direct option, so you have to go through the menu. it gets really tricky [...]

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micke-midlife on October 7th, 2008

helsinki is often referred to as the design center of the north. once you looked around at a nice sunny autumn evening, you understand why. the place is albeit functional really just beautiful. the surroundings are kept relatively clean, many areas feature buildings that are modern but not unaesthetic and nature puts out a dramatic [...]

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micke-midlife on September 29th, 2008

the nokia n85 was just released and we wanted to find out how well it works as a running companion. with the sports tracker application installed it records the route you run and you can upload each training session to the sports tracker service on the web where you find the route displayed on a [...]

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micke-midlife on September 15th, 2008

as introduced on the weekend, the Griffin armband fits to the majority of mobile devices. the narrower the better since getting them in or out while running is easier if the device is a bit narrower. with the majority of well-designed music devices having the head phones jack at the top, that one is also [...]

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