Triathlon Gear

Should you buy a wetsuit? Do you need a tri-specific bike? Find your answers to these questions and more with these tips on how to gear up for triathlon.

8 Tricks of the Trade for Your Triathlon Checklist

8 Tricks of the Trade for Your Triathlon Checklist

If you're trying out a new race or a new distance, it pays to arrive prepared. Consider packing these gear options for your race, and be ready for almost anything.

Beginner's Triathlon Gear List: No Need to Break the Bank

Beginner's Triathlon Gear List: No Need to Break the Bank

Thinking about doing a triathlon? The "cult of the aerodynamic" can be intimidating, but you don't need to spend a bunch of money on gear. You probably have most of the equipment you'll need.

Wetsuit 101: Get Reacquainted With Your Wetsuit

Wetsuit 101: Get Reacquainted With Your Wetsuit

The time to take your wetsuit out of storage, or buy a new one, isn't the day before your first race of the season. It's time to reacquaint yourself with your suit before you put it to the test in competition.

Finding the Perfect Bike Fit and Frame Dimension

Finding the Perfect Bike Fit and Frame Dimension

When it comes to finding the right bike, it's important to look beyond the marketing hype. Choose a bike that fits you; don't fit yourself to a bike.

7 Steps to Find Your Tri-specific Bike

7 Steps to Find Your Tri-specific Bike

It's time to get off that old nag, the hand-me-down road bike from the late '80s and get onto a slammed forward, take-no-prisoners tri-specific bike. But do you know what you're looking for?

Aero on a Budget: Transform Your Current Ride Into a Race-Day Workhorse

Aero on a Budget: Transform Your Current Ride Into a Race-Day Workhorse

Can't take out a second mortgage to purchase a top-shelf tri bike? Here's how to go aero on your existing machine.

Love Your TT Bike: Train Like a Triathlete, Not a Roadie

Love Your TT Bike: Train Like a Triathlete, Not a Roadie

Does your triathlon bike sit idle, waiting patiently for race day? Shed the roadie mentality and embrace the aero bars. You've got the need for speed.

The Physiology Behind Compression Clothes

The Physiology Behind Compression Clothes

Lately, you can't throw a race bib at an endurance athlete without hitting them in their compression clothes. What do recent studies reveal about the validity of these products?

The Blessing and Curse of Training Technology

The Blessing and Curse of Training Technology

Does technology make training easier or take up too much time? Here are some ways to avoid technological pitfalls and make the most of your new gadgets.

Toolin' Around: 12 Essential Tools for Your Home Shop

Toolin' Around: 12 Essential Tools for Your Home Shop

Keep your pedals turning and cut down on maintenance costs with a little knowledge and a few essential tools. Here's what to stock your home shop with.

Do Age Groupers Really Need Tubular Tires?

Do Age Groupers Really Need Tubular Tires?

You hear about them from your training partners, coaches or at the bike shop. But are the performance gains from tubular tires really worth the investment?

What to Pack in Your Triathlon Race Bag

Before little problems on race morning threaten to derail your day, be prepared. Here's how to create the ultimate race bag to take to your next triathlon.

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