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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 ...

Lace Instructions

If you are reading this, you have likely purchases new triathlon speed laces or lock laces (or if you have yet to buy, you can find them here.)  Whether you got yours to help you be faster during transition, or just add convenience and comfort to ...

10 Great Destination Triathlons

For the second year, we are excited to publish our list of 10 great destination triathlons in the U.S.  To be considered a destination race on our list, it must offer either an Olympic or Sprint distance, have stood the test of time, and be in a ...

7 Things to Look For When Buying a Triathlon Wetsuit

Buying a wetsuit means you’ll have to navigate through a labyrinth of brand marketing and buzzwords in order to make a selection that’s right for both your ambitions and, not to mention, your budget.  While there are plenty of wetsuit options for ...

Sugoi Triathlon Shorts Review

Sugoi has long been making some of the best tri gear on the market.  They go far beyond triathlon, as they also make some of the top running and cycling clothing as well.  They have some of the top compression gear on the market, and make some ...

Triathlon Wetsuits: Full-Sleeve or Sleeveless

When it comes to triathlon gear, there are a few age-old either/or questions that get asked constantly, and are continuously open for debate.  Tri bike or road bike?  Socks or no socks?  And when it comes to wetsuit, that question is full-sleeve or ...

Vittoria Tires Review

Vittoria has been around since 1953, and unlike so many companies in the cycling gear space, they have managed to focus on just one thing that whole time:  Tires.  Vittoria says they make 7 million tires a year, an impressive figure!  The Vittoria ...

Choosing the Right Tri Gear

Regardless of skill, triathletes are often faced with questions regarding what gear to invest in. As any triathlete knows, gear can range from entry-level to pro-level, with everything and every price point in between. For the vast majority of ...

Blue Seventy Helix Wetsuit Review

The Blue Seventy Helix has for years been one of our favorite triathlon wetsuits on the market, at any price range.  We try to be as impartial as possible but we know a great wetsuit when we see it, and the Helix fits the bill.  Best of all, it just ...