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Orca Triathlon Wetsuit Brand Review

Orca has come a long way since Kiwi age-grouper Scott Unsworth began selling his ‘speedsuits’ from the back of his car in 1992 at local race events.   With an unsurpassed Olympic (and not to mention Ironman) pedigree, Orca continues to provide ...

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 multi-national company with a cult-like following. The name Pearl Izumi USA, ...

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 that debuted in late 2015. The first Microsoft Band came out in late ...

Quintana Roo Triathlon Wetsuit Brand Review

Note: Quintana Roo stopped making wetsuits in 2013.  If you are looking for a newer model wetsuit, check out our recommendations for entry-level wetsuits or high-end wetsuits.  If you are considering a used QR wetsuit, read on! ----------------- ...

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 going for a hard, heart rate-raising ride outside, there are times when ...

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 and racing. Now, we finally have the opportunity to talk about a ...

Triathlon Swim Course Tips for Race Directors and Lifeguards

The team at the Triathlon Wetsuit Store not only competes in triathlons, but we are loyal race volunteers as well.  One of the important jobs that we have done many times is to setup and monitor a triathlon swim race course.  As with any race ...

Aqua Sphere Pursuit Wetsuit Review

Aqua Sphere has been making top-of-the line wetsuits for triathletes for years.  The brand might not be as synonymous with triathlon as Quintana Roo or Xterra, but they make quality wetsuits and sell them at fair prices.  They have various different ...

Profile Design Marlin Triathlon Wetsuit Review

Over the summer we had the benefit of competing in the Profile Design Marlin Full Sleeve Triathlon Wetsuit. And we loved it. We felt like fish and we swam like fish. And we finished fast. Put a Profile Design Marlin on and we guarantee that you will ...

What the New USAT Wetsuit Thickness Rule Means to You

As of January 1, 2013, the USA Triathlon governing body (USAT) has a new wetsuit rule for all USAT-sanctioned races.  If you are a triathlete or race director, it will be important to understand how this new rule affects you. The new rule is ...