Complete Tri

Offseason Triathlon Training Tips

You’ve raced in a triathlon, or several.  You have completed your inaugural triathlon season, or perhaps your twentieth.  What now? A triathlete’s offseason is a time to rest, refresh, plan and prepare for the next season.  It is a great time to think about fitness, rather than racing. We consider the offseason to be the … Read more

Power Meter Buying Guide – Review of the Best Models

Cycling power meters can help cyclists take their conditioning and speed to the next level.  A good power meter might not be on the “basic needs” list for a beginner, but many intermediate and advanced cyclists and triathletes can benefit from one.  Powermeters can be relatively easy to install, and used both with tri bikes … Read more

Why Do Bikes Cost So Much?

groupset bike cost

A common reaction we hear from cycling newbies looking for their first new bike is “Wow, bikes are really expensive!”  We don’t disagree.  Buying a bike for frequent cycling, be it training for endurance races or just staying in good shape, will cost a pretty penny.  It is far from the days of our youth … Read more

Mountain Bikes vs. Fat Bikes

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Mountain bikes were invented in the late 1970s. And although primitive fat bikes have been around much longer, they didn’t become popular until the modern fatbike showed up on the scene in the late 1980s. But what’s the difference between a mountain bike and a fat bike? In this article, we’re going to take a … Read more

5 Best Triathlon Wetsuit Clearance Deals

We are always on the lookout for the best triathlon wetsuit deals on the market.  Wetsuits are a little like clothing — makers create inventory that they need to sell, or switch their lineup and try to get rid of the excess models.  When they do this, you can be the beneficiary.  While a hot-selling … Read more

When is the Best Time to Buy a Wetsuit?

Late each summer, we start seeing lots of marketing of season-end triathlon gear sales.  Triathlon wetsuits, bikes, suits, and other gear seem to all have big clearance sales.  We occasionally get the question “when is the best time to buy a wetsuit”.  While we’re not sure there is a definitive answer, here are our thoughts. … Read more