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Spring 2021 Triathlete Buyer's Guide: Watches


Wahoo Elemnt Rival | $380

Rating: ★ ★ ★
Weight: 54g

Basics

Bike computer stalwarts Wahoo make a strong attempt with a very tri-specific smartwatch that has room to improve.

Pros Automatic transition function for tri that works surprisingly well Bike “handoff” feature to Wahoo bike computers during races Intuitive and unconventional data display Cons Light on smartphone functions Surprising lack of brick and swimrun functions No navigation for the price Coros Pace 2 | $200

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Weight: 29g

Basics

This is the lightest/smallest exercise-focused smartwatch on the market with big features like running with power, open-water swimming, tri, and more.

Pros Killer battery life (20 days smartwatch/30 hours GPS training) On-wrist running power Ridiculous price Future-ready software leaves space for big updates Cons Few lifestyle functions No brick/multisport functions aside from basic tri

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