Category: Tri Suits and Other Tri Gear

Information on triathlon suits, shorts, bikes, and other essential tri gear.

Choosing the Right Tri Gear

Choosing the Right Tri Gear

Regardless of skill, triathletes are often faced with questions regarding what gear to invest in. As any triathlete knows, gear can range from entry-level to pro-level, with ...

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Stretch Laces Review:  Speedlaces, Yankz, and Lock Lace

Stretch Laces Review: Speedlaces, Yankz, and Lock Lace

  You don’t have to do many triathlons to learn that fast transitions can enable you to move up several places on the finisher list.  In addition to practice and ...

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Pearl iZUMI In-R-Cool Tri Shorts Review

Pearl iZUMI In-R-Cool Tri Shorts Review

In Tokyo over 50 years ago, a proud father produced Japan’s first bicycle racing apparel for his son, a promising racer. Today, Pearl Izumi USA, Inc. has involved into a ...

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Microsoft Band 2 Review

Microsoft Band 2 Review

The Microsoft Band 2 is an impressive alternative to, and maybe a better product than, Fitbit. Here is our review. We are big fans of the Microsoft Band 2, a fitness wearable ...

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Shimano WH-R500 Wheelset Review

Shimano WH-R500 Wheelset Review

Shimano’s WH-R500 (and the subsequent WH-R501A model) is positioned as an entry-level wheelset that provides an economical alternative for riders looking for a basic training ...

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Comparing the Best Stationary and Spinner Bikes

Comparing the Best Stationary and Spinner Bikes

 Stationary bikes, or spinning bikes, can be an excellent alternative to road or trail riding for exercise enthusiasts or competitive athletes.  While there is no substitute for ...

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Garmin Forerunner 310XT Waterproof GPS Watch Review

Garmin Forerunner 310XT Waterproof GPS Watch Review

The Garmin Vivoactive recently replaced the 310XT as Garmin's waterproof wearable. For years, we have extolled the virtues of the Garmin Forerunner GPS watches for training ...

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Shimano Road Bike Wheelset Overview

Shimano Road Bike Wheelset Overview

Shimano’s line of road wheelsets aims to cover all the bases, from high-tech carbon wheels that are race ready to bomb-proof entry-level wheels that can withstand just about any ...

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Pearl Izumi Select Jersey Review

Pearl Izumi Select Jersey Review

Pearl Izumi (technically spelled iZUMi) has been cranking out some of the best triathlon clothing – and overall workout gear in recent years. While we often write about Pearl ...

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Shimano RS80 Wheelset Review

Shimano RS80 Wheelset Review

Shimano’s RS80 line of carbon wheel is part of its Road Sport category, and represents Shimano’s Ultegra componentry.  The RS80 with the C24 profile can usually be found for ...

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