Tri Suits and Other Tri Gear

3 Best Road and Tri Bike Tires

Let's just forget the top 3 tires available in the market for a while and talk about the qualities that a tire should have. In an ideal condition, a tire should be super light, impervious and madly quick. Sadly that tire hasn't been created yet and ...

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 ...

Triathlon Tops and Singlets

Triathlon tops, or singlets, are a useful part of a triathlon wardrobe.   A good tri top feels great during the race and is easy-to-use in the transitions.  Sure, you can just wear a t-shirt, but there are some disadvantages which we cover below. ...

Cycling DVDs and Videos Reviews

Sometimes, riding outside on the road or on a trail is not ideal.  Perhaps you are short on time, or it is raining.  For those of us in Northern climates, maybe the cold temps make outdoor biking too uncomfortable and it in time to cycle indoors for ...

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 ...

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. ...

Shimano WH-R500 Wheelset Review

Shimano’s WH-R500 (and the subsequent WH-R501A model) is positioned as an entry-level wheelset that provides an economical alternative for riders looking for a basic training wheelset. A pair of WH-R500 or R501 wheels has a list price of about $230, ...

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 for any serious or beginning triathlete.  In most triathlons, the majority of racers have some combination of triathlon shorts ...

Stretch Laces Review: Speedlaces, Yankz, and Lock Lace

  You don’t have to do many triathlons to learn that fast transitions can enable you to move up several places on the finisher list.  In addition to practice and preparation, equipment can make a difference in how quickly you transition.  One ...

Triathlete Gift Ideas

Triathletes can be a finicky bunch to buy gifts for.  Triathlon is a sport of habits, and many triathletes have developed detailed habits that they don’t veer from.  Even getting them the wrong flavor of Gatorade can disappoint them.  What’s worse, ...