2014 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Race Apparel

Photo: John David Becker

Louis Garneau Pro 6 Short and Pro Top

$170, Louisgarneau.com
The draw: Bold style

If your typical race season includes a race of every distance, this kit can be your do-it-all uniform. The shorts fit securely across the hips and legs without any pinch points, and the mid-weight pad offers enough support for a long race, yet it never bunches. And the colors! In a word, the options are bold. If neon yellow isn’t your favorite, maybe highlighter blue or pink will match your style. The mesh top is breathable and is moderately supportive.