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Superteam Road Bike Wheelset Review

Superteam Bike Wheels have recently made their way on the carbon clincher scene as budget-friendly items. They feature a regular, decent design and a 3k matte rim finish.  As your rims are perhaps one of the most important safety features on your ...

How to Improve Your Triathlon Swim Technique

Swimming in the open water of a triathlon can be challenging, but it can also be a thrill once you gain the confidence, technique, and conditioning to do it well.  In addition to the physical challenge, the mental barrier of swimming in open water ...

Triathlon Shoes Buying Guide

The shoes worn during a triathlon are essentially the same ones you would wear during a run or bike workout.  The major factors that affect your shoe choices are: 1) What are you most comfortable doing a hard bike ride or long run in, and 2) Do your ...

How Long Should a Wetsuit Last?

How long a wetsuit lasts depends largely on how well you take care of it, and the quality of the wetsuit in the first place.  On average, a good wetsuit from a quality manufacturer should last anywhere from 4 years to 10 years or more, depending on ...

Shimano Road Bike Wheelset Overview

Shimano’s line of road wheelsets aims to cover all the bases, from high-tech carbon wheels that are race ready to bomb-proof entry-level wheels that can withstand just about any punishment. The middle of the road is especially well covered, with a ...

Blue Seventy Reaction Wetsuit Review

Blue Seventy (branded as "blueseventy") has been making some of our favorite wetsuits lately.  The Blue Seventy Helix just might be in the running our favorite wetsuit on the market, and the entire lineup is well thought-out and made with top ...

Kids’ Triathlon Wetsuit Tips

Kids' triathlons are gaining in popularity, with many races occurring in locations that may warrant a wetsuit for the child racer. As a general rule of thumb, water temperatures dictate if a wetsuit is needed, and wetsuits can be useful all the way ...

Three Rookie Triathlon Wetsuit Mistakes

Using a triathlon wetsuit becomes old hat after a few races, and you will never know what you ever did without it. It will feel like a second skin that gives you speed and security in the water. But any triathlete will tell you a few mistakes they ...

Fitbit Charge HR vs. Fitbit Alta vs. Fitbit Charge 2

Unless you have been in a cave for the past five years, you have undoubtedly noticed the Rise of the Wearable.  In the athletic world, wearables serve many purposes ranging from high-tech training monitoring, to an important weight-loss tool, to ...

Orca Alpha Wetsuit Review

Orca has been cranking out great wetsuits for a few years, and at any race you will see a good representation of triathletes donned in their Orca suits.  The Orca Alpha is their top-of-the-line wetsuit, a great model topping off a solid ...