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You just got it as you finish glide into the wall.  Pretty easy really.

Not that I had to worry about it for 5sec breaks either.  10 X 50's I was always getting the late so really it was just a 500 TT for me.

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1 hour ago, Ex-Hasbeen said:

I'm still learning to use my 735.

For those that use a Garmin for pool swimming, do you press pause when you stop & start every rep? Seems difficult if you're doing a session that only has 5 sec breaks.

Never bother. I just leave it running and use the pool clock.

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8 hours ago, FatPom said:

Really like my 935, except the scratch I've put on it :(

I got some of the protectors from here, got 2 x 2 packs of the anti glare ones (you might not need the anti glare feature.. ) landed in Aus for about $15... havent got any scratches yet and just about to replace the protector a sit is getting  a bit mucky.. (been on for 3 months) 

 

http://www.protectionfilms24.com/products/screen-protectors/article-selection.html?searchfield=forerunner+935

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Just now, pieman said:

I got some of the protectors from here, got 2 x 2 packs of the anti glare ones (you might not need the anti glare feature.. ) landed in Aus for about $15... havent got any scratches yet and just about to replace the protector a sit is getting  a bit mucky.. (been on for 3 months) 

 

http://www.protectionfilms24.com/products/screen-protectors/article-selection.html?searchfield=forerunner+935

Cheers. I looked at the protectors before I scratched it but 935 specific ones weren’t in the UK and I could work out if the 735 was a different size. Some said yes, some said no.

Then I fell ass over head in Portugal!  I might see if a local jeweller can polish it out.

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1 hour ago, FatPom said:

Never bother. I just leave it running and use the pool clock.

That's what I've done on the 2 pool swims I've done since I got it.

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23 hours ago, pieman said:

I got some of the protectors from here, got 2 x 2 packs of the anti glare ones (you might not need the anti glare feature.. ) landed in Aus for about $15... havent got any scratches yet and just about to replace the protector a sit is getting  a bit mucky.. (been on for 3 months) 

 

http://www.protectionfilms24.com/products/screen-protectors/article-selection.html?searchfield=forerunner+935

I didn't think there were any touchscreen functions on the 935 but this protector says "Multitouch optimised" - what are they referring to?

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4 minutes ago, Pete said:

I didn't think there were any touchscreen functions on the 935 but this protector says "Multitouch optimised" - what are they referring to?

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No idea.. just googled and it always says

"anti fingerprint, multitouch optimized" so not sure if it means you can touch it multiple times without marking it... 

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New Fenix 5 plus is out, with music storage, Garmin pay and maps on every model.  DCR has a review.

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2 hours ago, goughy said:

New Fenix 5 plus is out, with music storage, Garmin pay and maps on every model.  DCR has a review.

Yeah saw that. DOes it come in 3 different sizes?

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Yeah, they're getting pretty out of hand!

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Extra $150 on top of what they were already... Everything tech is getting ridiculous these days. They're testing the market to see what our upper limit is... Something is only "worth" what we're willing to pay for it. 

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wow that is dear!

Regarding my 935, I haven't really tested it over a long duration. The longest I've had it on GPS for is 4hr40 ride and starting from a 100% charge, I finished with 70% left.  I got to thinking, if I did 15hrs plus again at IM Wales, would it last?  I just have it on GPS, no power meter recording and a 3 screen ride mode with no scrolling and av 1km pace on the run.

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To get the full life out of the battery you wanna turn everything off that you don't need, so backlight, any sensors (barometer etc), probably have to have Bluetooth of etc and nothing else connected.  Then it probably gets like 24 hours.

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39 minutes ago, goughy said:

To get the full life out of the battery you wanna turn everything if that you don't need, so backlight, any sensors (barometer etc), probably have to have Bluetooth of etc and nothing else connected.  Then it probably gets like 24 hours.

Cheers mate. I will look at the settings.

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10 hours ago, goughy said:

To get the full life out of the battery you wanna turn everything off that you don't need, so backlight, any sensors (barometer etc), probably have to have Bluetooth of etc and nothing else connected.  Then it probably gets like 24 hours.

I read this as... 

 

For the best battery life, just don't turn it on. 

 

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😁

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3 hours ago, FFF1077 said:

I read this as... 

 

For the best battery life, just don't turn it on. 

 

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😁

Or you could train harder & finish the IM quicker, so the battery doesn't need to last as long. :)

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5 hours ago, Ex-Hasbeen said:

Or you could train harder & finish the IM quicker, so the battery doesn't need to last as long. :)

but all the marketing tells me i dont need to train, I just need to buy more gadets and they'll make up for it. you're so old school ex :P:lol: 

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On 19/06/2018 at 3:39 PM, zed said:

Check out the price - $1499 for the 5X+ Sapphire. Thats nuts.

I decided to buy new wheels for the same money. This way i will look flash, and not know i am going slow.

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Hey guys-Johhny Appleseed have the Fenix 5x for $712! Just picked one up from their physical store but they are also available online. Cracking price!

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