Review: Timex Expedition WS4

February 27, 2009 . by John Biggs

What’s that? Come here, sweetie. They didn’t mean it. What did they say exactly? Come here. Stop crying. Ok. Count to ten. Deep breath. They called you “fattie?” You’re just bigger than the other sports watches, sweetie. Look at Suunto. Or look at Casio’s Pathfinder line. You’re about the same size but you have more…

Breitling announces new Navitimer 125e Anniversaire

February 27, 2009 . by John Biggs

Breitling announced their latest model today, the Navitimer 125e Anniversaire. Using their Breitling 26 movement, the 125e is a self winding chronograph featuring a steel case, sapphire crystal, and is available in either a black or Panamerican bronze dial. It’s average sized at 43mm, but what really stands out is the unique band. It’s rigid,…

Bathys Benthic Ti available in the next two weeks

February 25, 2009 . by John Biggs

Well, we got official word from John at Bathys today, the Benthic Ti that we told you about back in July is finally coming out. John says that it’ll be available at retailers in about 2 weeks, and you should be able to get one shortly thereafter. Bathys also announced a new watch that they…

Urwerk Tarantula crawls across your arm

February 18, 2009 . by John Biggs

Urwerk makes some crazy watches, that’s for sure. Their latest kind of speaks to me though, so I can’t make too much fun of it. Combining a very unique design with some clever alloys, you end up with a watch that looks like nothing else currently on the market. Featuring four “satellites” that rotate around…

“These are not the droids you’re looking for:” Longines uses the power of suggestion

February 12, 2009 . by John Biggs

From a Longines email I just got. Seems like a logical progression of events. But WHEN do you buy the watch?

Quick look at the Timex Expedition WS4

February 12, 2009 . by John Biggs

Timex makes nice work-out watches. I wore an Ironman for years and the bugger never gave out on me – I basically abandoned it. I also owned an earlier Expedition that I really enjoyed for running. Now, there’s a new monster on the block. When I originally saw the WS4 online I was kind of…

Some deals on Debaufre

February 11, 2009 . by John Biggs

You can pick up some beefy aviators for not much money over at Debaufre. This Nav-B 44mm with ETA movement, for example, is my personal favorite. It’s selling for $373.75. When you check out, use the coupon code 3S8K8J. The sale lasts until February 12, so get thee to the Debaufree. I favorably reviewed another…