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Floor Bike Tire Pump Buying Guide

After dropping 3-or-4 figures on a nice bike, you might think an accessory like a bike tire pump is an afterthought.  Don't. The ability to pump your bike's tires quickly and accurately should be a staple of your cycling equipment collection.  A ...

9 Best Triathlon Deals Today

Are you gearing up for your new training season?  Trying to get your triathlon gear in order as you start your training plan?  We want to help. Xterra Vortex We have found some of the best tri gear discounts for you -- each at 50% off or ...

Power Meter Buying Guide – Review of the Best Models

Cycling power meters can help cyclists take their conditioning and speed to the next level.  A good power meter might not be on the "basic needs" list for a beginner, but many intermediate and advanced cyclists and triathletes can benefit from a ...

Best High End Tri Wetsuits for Ironman, Elites

High-End Wetsuits borderline on being works of art.  Who ever knew you could put so much engineering into pieces of neoprene? The market for triathlon wetsuits is competitive, ever-changing, and includes wetsuits ranging from entry-level to ...

Strava vs. MapMyRun (or ride) vs. Runtastic vs. Runkeeper

Running and cycling apps take workout precision to a whole new level, while adding the element of community.   Gone are the days when you would put on your Garmin watch and just track your mileage and speed.  Granted, that was a huge leap forward ...

Zwift vs. Sufferfest vs. Trainerroad vs. Peloton

The market for streaming cycling and bike training apps has exploded in the past three years.  With increases in bandwidth speeds across the country, and the steady growth of smart bike trainers, the combination of smart bike trainers and streaming ...

Best Smart Bike Trainers and Cycling Apps Buying Guide

One of the more exciting developments for cycling in recent years has been the combination of smart bike trainers and smart cycling apps.  For those who do at least some of their riding and training indoors, it is probably safe to say this new ...

Mavic Aksium Wheelset Review

Mavic Aksium's wheelset makes a nice upgrade for many road and tri bikes. It is a product that has stood the test of time, and been a popular midrange wheelset for several years.  (check Aksium prices here.) Aksium Features Removing a considerable ...

Offseason Triathlon Training Tips

You've raced in a triathlon, or several.  You have completed your inaugural triathlon season, or perhaps your twentieth.  What now? A triathlete's offseason is a time to rest, refresh, plan and prepare for the next season.  We consider the ...

Triathlon Bags Buying Guide and Recommendations

Triathlon bags, or transition packs as they are sometimes known, are a piece of triathlon gear that is not necessarily essential but can make life much easier if you begin to get somewhat serious about a sport.  Triathlon bags are basically ...