How to Do a Triathlon on a Serious Budget

While swimming, cycling and running seem like three relatively inexpensive sports, advancements in technology have pushed the boundaries of performance and aerodynamics. With this, what started as a grassroots sport has become more and more expensive over the years, with triathletes trying to gain an edge over their competitors through more efficient gear.

However, you don't need a carbon fiber triathlon bike with a deep wheelset and aero helmet to enjoy the triathlon experience. There's no denying these products can make you faster, but there's no need to fork out handfuls of cash to fully immerse yourself in the triathlon scene either.

From cost-cutting training ideas to finding inexpensive triathlon gear, here are our tips and tricks for doing a triathlon on a serious budget.

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