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Best Smart Bike Trainers and Cycling Apps Buying Guide

If a global pandemic taught us anything, it is that we should all have ways to get quality workouts inside our own homes.  We expect this trend to endure in 2021 and beyond. While the "smart bike trainer" phenomenon had been gradually building ...

Wahoo Kickr Bike Review

I’m kind of a pushover for Wahoo cycling equipment. Last year, when I upgraded to the Wahoo Kickr Axis, I knew I would never want to go back to another brand of trainer. It does exactly what I need it to do on top of being extremely reliable. ...

Pearl Izumi Cycling Shoes

I started my cycling journey on a very tight budget, so my first pair of road cycling shoes were a discounted and discontinued model of Pearl Izumi Mountain Bike shoes. And to this day, they are still my go-to shoe for gravel, CX, bad weather ...

Best Compression Socks

Compression socks have become some of the hottest products on the fitness market today.  You have undoubtedly seen marathoners, triathletes, weekend athletes, and even travelers sporting compression socks.  The growth in compression socks' ...

Best Triathlon Wetsuits: 2022 Buying Guide

A good triathlon wetsuit is one of the key investments most triathletes consider making at some point.  You don't have to buy one, but if you are racing in colder water conditions or doing a longer race, a wetsuit can really improve your racing (and ...

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, ...

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 ...