Complete Tri

Zwift vs. Sufferfest vs. Trainerroad vs. Peloton

The market for streaming cycling and bike training apps has exploded in the past three years.  A worldwide pandemic in 2020 only reminded people how important it was to be able to get a good workout without leaving home, a trend we expect to increase in 2021 and beyond. With increases in bandwidth speeds across … Read more

Best Road Bike LED Safety Lights

You have probably seen them more and more in recent years: little, blinking white or red lights that grab your attention as you are coming upon a cyclist. We have a secret for you: They work! Experiments ranging from those done at Clemson University to others done in Denmark show that using safety lights are … Read more

Shimano WH-R500 Wheelset Review

When is comes to road bike wheelsets, the Shimano WH lineup is a classic that has stood the test of time. 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 … Read more

Best Bike Trailers: Burley, Thule, and Schwinn

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You might ask what bike trailers have to do with a triathlon website.  A lot, actually. The typical triathlete is a male or female in their 20s, 30s, or 40s.  In many cases, they are young parents who want to stay active, but have family commitments, and need to care for their children.  The staff … Read more

Zipp 404 Road Bike Wheelset Review

The Zipp 404 is undoubtedly the brand’s wheelset star and highly appreciated all-rounder.  It represents a great balance between aerodynamics, overall low weight, and excellent ride quality.  When it comes to triathletes and serious cyclists, the Zipp 404 is arguably a gold standard. Zipp has been around for a while.  They released their first high-performance … Read more

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 bike (failure at top speed could be catastrophic) we wanted to take a … Read more

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 plethora of wheelsets that find a compromise between weight and durability and will satisfy … Read more