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Triathlon Wetsuits: What You Get for the Money

The price range of triathlon wetsuits varies significantly.  You could spend anywhere from $50 to $650 or more for something labeled as a triathlon wetsuit.  While the old saying that “you get what you pay for” holds true, it doesn’t necessarily ...

At what temps can you use a wetsuit?

Wetsuits are common in triathlons, but not always universally allowed. Most triathlons allow wetsuits if the water temperature is going to be below a certain level. The most hard and fast rule about what temperature makes a race wetsuit-legal comes ...

Best Entry Level Triathlon Wetsuits

There was a time when the only way for beginner triathletes to have access to good triathlon wetsuits was to rent.  It was just too hard to justify the purchase of a $500 suit if you weren’t planning on racing every summer weekend.  Those days have ...

Doing a Triathlon in the Rain

I recently had an “opportunity” to race in the rain.  It was hardly my first time racing in rain, but it felt like it.  I always forget the finer points of a wet race, since most races are on nice, summer days and the only real concern is the heat, ...

Best Triathlon Swim Goggles

When it comes to triathlon swims, so much attention is given to the expensive gear.  Tri wetsuits, short and suits dominate the reviews, and rightly so as a poorly-fitting or uncomfortable garment can make or break a strong triathlon swim.  But ...

How to Shave 5 Minutes Off Your Sprint Triathlon Time

If we were to suggest you should reduce five minutes off your triathlons, most people immediately think of training harder so they can go faster.  Training is core to your triathlon experience, and we don’t disagree.  But what happens when you have ...

What is the Minimum Gear for Triathlon?

You can spend thousands on the sport of triathlon, but you don’t have to.  True, there are many athletes who invest hundreds or thousands of dollars each year to keep their triathlon times fast, and given themselves their gear-junkie fix.  But ...

Your First Step as a New Triathlete

Let’s set the stage: You signed up for your first triathlon, and the reality is now setting in that you have to actually be in race shape in just a few months. Whether you are a couch potato or a workout warrior, getting both physically and mentally ...

First-timer Wetsuit Tips

Many triathletes get a few races under their belts before shelling out hard earned cash for their very first wetsuit.  After all, you want to make sure you enjoy the sport before making major investments in it, and it is important to get your ...

5 Great Sources for Triathlon Wetsuit Discounts

One of the most common question we receive each season is “where can I find discounted triathlon wetsuits”.  The allure of getting a cheap wetsuit or a smoking deal on one is something that people will seemingly search to the ends of the earth for. ...