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Wahoo KICKR Smart Trainer Review

Wahoo evolved as a different type of cycling trainer company.  Whereas a company like CycleOps was borne out of the traditional bike trainer market, Wahoo started in 2009 as the maker of connectivity and sensor devices.  It was only after three or ...

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, ...

Best Bike and Cycling Computers

A good bike computer can be a great way to get more out of cycling. Competitive cyclists, triathletes, weekend athletes, and bike commuters alike are continuously looking for getting more out of their rides, adding to the training quality and ...

Garmin Rally Power Meter Pedal Review

The Garmin Rally power meter pedal is a cycling gadget that any gear junkie is going to be intrigued by.  We were too, so we gave the pedals a 2-month test. Over many miles and many types of rides, here is what we thought: Overview and How We ...

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. ...

Nike vs. Pearl Izumi Cycling Shoes

Which cycling shoe is right for you?  Two top brands are Nike and Pearl Izumi.  Between the two, it's not an easy choice to make when you're in the market for new cycling shoes. We'll take a look at each of these brands and compare a few of their ...

Pearl Izumi Quest Cycling Shorts Review

The Pearl Izumi Quest cycling shorts are undoubtedly one of the top cycling shorts currently available to athletes. Pearl Izumi is one of our favorite gear makers, and you could argue that the Quest cycling shorts are their most versatile bike ...

Best Triathlon Training Plans and Guides

Whether you are a triathlon newbie or simply looking to improve your times or distances, triathlon training plans and guides can be invaluable.  Where else can you get advice from an experienced coach or triathlete from the comfort of your own home? ...

The Ultimate Triathlon Race-Day Checklist

It is the night before your triathlon, and you know that you need to be on the road by 5:30am.  Now is the time to get your stuff together, your car loaded, and be ready for a quick escape once you wake up in the morning.  Let’s talk about what ...

7 Best Cycling Shorts

Outside of your bike and its key components, and of course your helmet to protect your head, cycling shorts might be most important bike gear purchase you make. We always suggest prioritizing "contact points" when thinking about upgrading your ...