Tri Suits and Other Tri Gear

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...