Suunto Ambit 2
$250; $300 with HRM
Offering an incredible number of training stats, the Ambit 2 is an impressively complete gps watch that will help you monitor virtually every component of your training – in addition to all the usual speed and data functions, you get altitude, temperature and compass information. Setup is easy and one press of a button as you head out for a run will get you all your running stats – distance, heart rate, pace, altitude and more – and the Ambit 2 will even track your route. Changing sports is a breeze and you can even do it on the go – the one-click multisport feature allows you to easily track your efforts as you move from swim to bike to run in a race. You can pair the Ambit 2 to any ant+ power or cadence sensor to be able to turn the Ambit 2 into a full-f ledged bike computer. In the water, the Ambit 2 can count laps and analyze how far you go with each stroke to measure your swim efficiency.
The high-resolution screen on the Ambit 2 is very easy to read no matter what activity you’re doing and, thanks to a battery life of 16 hours (that’s if you’re measuring data every second – it’ll last up to 50 hours if you track data every minute) the Ambit 2 will get you through virtually any endurance activity you can come up with.–