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5 Great Entry-Level Road Bikes

We love seeing people get into cycling – whether it is purely recreational, or to build up to longer rides, or to ultimately compete in a bike race or triathlon.  Our attitude is that the more cyclists there are, the more trails and bike amenities ...

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 ...

Salsa Journeyman Bike Review

Salsa has been making high-quality bikes since the early 80s. The Minnesota-based brand has always focused on making a solid variety of bikes, and today makes some top-notch road, gravel, and fat tire bikes. For the money, we consider it a very good ...

Best Bike Stands

There are two types of bike stands -- those built for storing your bike, and those built for working on your bike.  Storing your bike is often best-done up off the floor, allowing for you to make the most of your space, whether it is a garage, ...

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 one. ...

Shimano WH-R500 Wheelset Review

When is comes to road bike wheelsets, the Shimano WH lineup is a classic that has stood the test of time. Shimano’s WH-R500 -- and the subsequent WH-R501A model -- is positioned as an entry-level wheelset that provides an economical alternative ...

Triathlon Shorts Buying Guide

De Soto's Forza shorts Triathlon shorts are perhaps one of the most versatile and core pieces of a triathlon clothing wardrobe for any serious or beginning triathlete.  Because it is the one piece of gear that you wear for each leg -- the swim, ...

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 ...

Best Road Bike Saddles

Finding the right road bike saddle is extremely important, yet often overlooked. Perhaps your original seat broke or is worn out, or you just don't like how it feels and you want to invest in a better one.  You might invest in a great road bike, but ...

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 ...