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The DC Rainmaker Podcast

This is a 30 minute live-to-tape Q&A format show where listeners ask Ray Maker of DCrainmaker.com questions about sports technology and other random topics. Ray offer his expert opinion and co-host Ben Hobbs of TRStriathlon.com offers smart-ass commentary. To leave a voice message for Ray or Ben, visit trstriathlon.com/radio.
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May 28, 2015

Topics for this episode include Ben ruining the show, Android versus Garmin Connect IQ, rollers versus cycling trainers, pricing of power meters, and more. Plus, will Apple put Garmin out of the watch business?

 

Links: 

Chris "Macca" McCormack on TRS Radio

Dave Mirra on TRS Radio

Dave Mirra Roller Video

Omelet on Rollers

Wahoo BlueSC V2

Drone Fireworks on Lake

DCR Cave

May 21, 2015

In this episode Ray breaks down the waterproofing of the Apple watch, Garmin and optical heartrate monitoring, and ANT+ versus Bluetooth smart. Then Ray and Ben share their opinion about getting started with running and triathlon for beginners.

 

Ray also discusses how he likes living in Paris and if he’ll be there forever (his family in the US will definitely want to hear this answer). 

Check out the live coverage of Ironman Texas that Ray referenced.

Subscribe to TRS Radio to hear more of Ben.

Rate the DC Rainmaker Podcast on iTunes and leave a review.

Visit Ray's website for in-depth product reviews and much, much more. 

May 14, 2015

Ray Maker analyzes and solves the 50 Women to Kona issue once and for all. Then, he does the same with the “smart hat”.  What should an ultra-runner who runs for 30 hours + use for a watch? What are some inexpensive ways to retrofit a mountain bike with a power meter? Finally, Ray and Ben answer a pointed question about their sexual orientation.

Visit TRSriathlon.com for all things triathlon and listen to the latest episode of TRS Radio featuring an interview with Gwen Jorgensen.

Visit Ray's website for in-depth product reviews.

May 7, 2015

Does technology cause us to set false limits on ourselves? What is the future of live triathlon coverage? Ben and Ray discuss the differences between the Garmin 920XT and Polar V800 plus more thoughts on the Apple watch and cycling power meters. 

Visit TRSriathlon.com for all things triathlon and listen to the latest episode of TRS Radio featuring an interview with Gwen Jorgensen.

Visit Ray's website for in-depth product reviews.

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