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Fat Bike Buying Guide (and Best Entry-Level models)

Fat biking (or fat tire biking) was invented, you could say, in Alaska back in the late 1900s, but it really started to become popular in the early 2000s.  Since then, the number of fat bikes you see on the trails, even when the weather is just ...

Our 5 Favorite Climbs on Zwift

Zwift has grown in its popularity by leaps and bounds, now with an estimated half a million users (maybe more) and being the talk of the town among indoor bike riders. For anyone with a smart trainer, they have no doubt heard of Zwift if they aren't ...

Perfect Zwift Setup

Getting setup with your indoor biking system at home seems simple.  You choose the device first. Smart trainer? Old-Fashioned trainer?  Integrated, higher-end system like Peloton? You will make the right call, we are sure of it. Then you choose ...

Tubeless Bike Tires

Tubeless bike tires (or ‘tyres’ for our friends in the UK) first hit the road bike scene in 2006, when Shimano and Hutchinson both created a market for them, but they had been around for a few years before that in some niche mountain bike circles. ...

Best Fat Bike Tire Guide

Cycling can be a notorious rabbit hole for those easily taken with marketing claims.  Admittedly, it is a past time that attracts gear junkies.  The vast options for fat bike tires is no exception. The newest bikes, parts, and accessories offer ...

Best Cycling Gloves

There are many reasons cyclists might wear gloves.  They can help cushion your hands and prevent callouses.  Some gloves can keep your hands warm. Other gloves can give you protection against a spill. Finding the right glove depends partly on the ...

Clincher vs. Tubular Bike Tires

Clincher or Tubular?  When it comes to bike tires, those are your choices.  It is a common question among cyclists, triathletes, and recreational bikers.  Why are there even two types of bike tires?  Each evolved with its own set of reasons and ...

Buying an Entry Level Triathlon Bike

Buying your first entry level triathlon bike can be a daunting task. Of all the investments you will make in the sport of triathlon, no single one has the potential to carry the cost of your tri bike. While any given race will see its share of ...

What is the Minimum Gear for Triathlon?

You can spend thousands on the sport of triathlon, but you don’t have to.  True, there are many athletes who invest hundreds or thousands of dollars each year to keep their triathlon times fast, and give themselves their gear-junkie fix.  But ...

Best Triathlon Wetsuits: 2021 Buying Guide

A good triathlon wetsuit is one of the key investments most triathletes consider making at some point.  You don't have to buy one, but if you are racing in colder water conditions or doing a longer race, a wetsuit can really improve your racing (and ...