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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 punishment. The middle of the road is especially well covered, with a ...

Blue Seventy Reaction Wetsuit Review

Blue Seventy (branded as "blueseventy") has been making some of our favorite wetsuits lately.  The Blue Seventy Helix just might be in the running our favorite wetsuit on the market, and the entire lineup is well thought-out and made with top ...

Kids’ Triathlon Wetsuit Tips

Kids' triathlons are gaining in popularity, with many races occurring in locations that may warrant a wetsuit for the child racer. As a general rule of thumb, water temperatures dictate if a wetsuit is needed, and wetsuits can be useful all the way ...

Fitbit Charge HR vs. Fitbit Alta vs. Fitbit Charge 2

Unless you have been in a cave for the past five years, you have undoubtedly noticed the Rise of the Wearable.  In the athletic world, wearables serve many purposes ranging from high-tech training monitoring, to an important weight-loss tool, to ...

Orca Alpha Wetsuit Review

Orca has been cranking out great wetsuits for a few years, and at any race you will see a good representation of triathletes donned in their Orca suits.  The Orca Alpha is their top-of-the-line wetsuit, a great model topping off a solid ...

Lace Instructions

If you are reading this, you have likely purchases new triathlon speed laces or lock laces (or if you have yet to buy, you can find them here.)  Whether you got yours to help you be faster during transition, or just add convenience and comfort to ...

Sugoi Triathlon Shorts Review

Sugoi has long been making some of the best tri gear on the market.  They go far beyond triathlon, as they also make some of the top running and cycling clothing as well.  They have some of the top compression gear on the market, and make some ...

Triathlon Wetsuits: Full-Sleeve or Sleeveless

When it comes to triathlon gear, there are a few age-old either/or questions that get asked constantly, and are continuously open for debate.  Tri bike or road bike?  Socks or no socks?  And when it comes to wetsuit, that question is full-sleeve or ...

Vittoria Tires Review

Vittoria has been around since 1953, and unlike so many companies in the cycling gear space, they have managed to focus on just one thing that whole time:  Tires.  Vittoria says they make 7 million tires a year, an impressive figure!  The Vittoria ...

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 everything and every price point in between. For the vast majority of ...