Wetsuit Reviews

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, ...

Blue Seventy Reaction Wetsuit Review

Blue Seventy (branded as "blueseventy") has been making some of our favorite wetsuits lately.  The Blue Seventy Helix just might be in the running our favorite wetsuit on the market, and the entire lineup is well thought-out and made with top ...

Orca Alpha Wetsuit Review

Orca has been cranking out great wetsuits for a few years, and at any race you will see a good representation of triathletes donned in their Orca suits.  The Orca Alpha is their top-of-the-line wetsuit, a great model topping off a solid ...

7 Things to Look For When Buying a Triathlon Wetsuit

Buying a wetsuit means you’ll have to navigate through a labyrinth of brand marketing and buzzwords in order to make a selection that’s right for both your ambitions and, not to mention, your budget.  While there are plenty of wetsuit options for ...

Triathlon Wetsuits: Full-Sleeve or Sleeveless

When it comes to triathlon gear, there are a few age-old either/or questions that get asked constantly, and are continuously open for debate.  Tri bike or road bike?  Socks or no socks?  And when it comes to wetsuit, that question is full-sleeve or ...

Blue Seventy Helix Wetsuit Review

The Blue Seventy Helix has for years been one of our favorite triathlon wetsuits on the market, at any price range.  We try to be as impartial as possible but we know a great wetsuit when we see it, and the Helix fits the bill.  Best of all, it just ...

Orca Equip Triathlon Wetsuit Review

The Orca Equip has a proven track of success for those who are serious about their open water swimming, but also a price point that makes it affordable for beginner triathletes.  Orca has been making the equip for several years, and its presence as ...

Orca Triathlon Wetsuit Brand Review

Orca has come a long way since Kiwi age-grouper Scott Unsworth began selling his ‘speedsuits’ from the back of his car in 1992 at local race events.   With an unsurpassed Olympic (and not to mention Ironman) pedigree, Orca continues to provide ...

Quintana Roo Triathlon Wetsuit Brand Review

Note: Quintana Roo stopped making wetsuits in 2013.  If you are looking for a newer model wetsuit, check out our recommendations for entry-level wetsuits or high-end wetsuits.  If you are considering a used QR wetsuit, read on! ----------------- ...

Garmin Forerunner 310XT Waterproof GPS Watch Review

The Garmin Vivoactive recently replaced the 310XT as Garmin's waterproof wearable. For years, we have extolled the virtues of the Garmin Forerunner GPS watches for training and racing. Now, we finally have the opportunity to talk about a ...