Complete Tri

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 create cold weather workout outers as well. We … Read more

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 triathletes, a base level of gear will be sufficient to train for and compete in races, … Read more

Pearl iZUMI In-R-Cool Tri Shorts Review

In Tokyo over 50 years ago, a proud father produced Japan’s first bicycle racing apparel for his son, a promising racer. Today, Pearl Izumi USA, Inc. has involved into a multi-national company with a cult-like following. The name Pearl Izumi USA, Inc. is derived the gem “pearl” and an area of Japan known for its … Read more

Microsoft Band 2 Review

The Microsoft Band 2 is an impressive alternative to, and maybe a better product than, Fitbit. Here is our review. We are big fans of the Microsoft Band 2, a fitness wearable that debuted in late 2015. The first Microsoft Band came out in late 2014, and featured an impressive array of features and functionality … Read more

Comparing the Best Stationary and Spinner Bikes

 Stationary bikes, or spinning bikes, can be an excellent alternative to road or trail riding for exercise enthusiasts or competitive athletes.  While there is no substitute for going for a hard, heart rate-raising ride outside, there are times when a more controlled ride indoors is called for.  For those of us in Northern climates, winter … Read more

Pearl Izumi Select Jersey Review

Pearl Izumi (technically spelled iZUMi) has been cranking out some of the best triathlon clothing – and overall workout gear in recent years. While we often write about Pearl Izumi’s triathlon suits or tri shorts, which we are fans of, we also wanted to spread the word about one of our favorite all-purpose workout and … Read more

Shimano RS80 Wheelset Review

Shimano’s RS80 line of carbon wheel is part of its Road Sport category, and represents Shimano’s Ultegra componentry.  The RS80 with the C24 profile can usually be found for around $800, and a set of RS80’s with the more aerodynamic C50 profile retails for $1,300 but can commonly be found for closer to $1,000.  As … Read more