The Tools For Your First Triathlon
A swimsuit, any bike (and helmet) and pair of running shoes are really all it takes.
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A swimsuit, any bike (and helmet) and pair of running shoes are really all it takes.
Do new technology and rim shapes make Enve the next big thing in aero wheels?
Get a peek into the 2012 Triathlete Buyer's Guide with these featured goggles.
Go behind-the-scenes of Cameron Dye's wind tunnel session at the San Diego Low Speed Wind Tunnel.
An inside look at Pearl Izumi pro Cameron Dye’s wind tunnel test, guided by former Ironman world champ Tim DeBoom.
Check out the complete cycling shoe section from the 2012 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide.
What separates the 910XT from the competition?
Here's the first glance at the running shoe section from the Triathlete Buyer's Guide.
Tollakson’s strange bike with a unique label on the downtube is a modified 1996 Zipp 2001.
One-of-a-kind tri shoe teased, and other new tri goodies.
Save seconds by setting your bike like a pro.
The custom-painted helmet, provided by Alexander’s sponsor Road ID, sports several unique design details.
Check out the new Blade Max Stable from K-Swiss, a max cushioning shoe with inherent stability for controlling overpronation.
Frederik Van Lierde raced a Cervélo P4 built with 2011 SRAM Red components left over from his 2011 season in Abu Dhabi.
A new generation of triathlon and open water swimming wetsuits have been introduced.
Get a peek inside transition at the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon to see what some of the sport's stars are riding.
Not only is Chris Lieto the fastest cyclist in triathlon, he’s also one of the most detail-oriented when it comes to his bike setup.
Don't be surprised if you see Jodie Swallow ride this machine into T2 in Abu Dhabi with a substantial lead.
Looking for an off-road option to hit the trails with this spring? Check out the new Bajada from Montrail.
The entire wetsuit is built with Yamamoto #40 neoprene—the most flexible wetsuit rubber.
We compare two power meter-equipped trainers that can help precisely dial in your indoor workouts.
Take a sneak peek at a new cushioned version of the Kwicky from K-Swiss.
A mid-weight shoe at 9.5 ounces, the Zoot Ultra TT 5.0 features a friction-free upper and a well-cushioned midsole.
Fins promote a proper kick, give you a better position in the water, increase ankle flexibility and break up an otherwise boring swim set.
A comprehensive look at Cervélo's line of triathlon bikes for 2012, which includes the headline-catching P5.
Triathlete.com popped over to Lance Armstrong's hotel for another look at his triathlon bike before Sunday's Ironman 70.3 Panama.
See the bike Rasmus Henning will be racing at the Ironman 70.3 Panama triathlon.
Armstrong’s technical advisor gives the intimate details of his Trek Speed Concept.
I’ve never used “comfortable” and “tri apparel” in the same sentence, but Soas race kits are actually comfortable.
Linsey Corbin visited Boulder, Colo. with her new Trek Speed Concept to receive a bike fit from the Mat Steinmetz at Retul.
It takes the Forerunner 610 on average 60 meters to recognize a change in speed from 8-minute miles to 7-minute pace.
Cervélo Co-founder Phil White and Senior Advanced R&D Engineer Damon Rinard break down the design and features of the all-new P5.
SRAM unveiled its 2012 groupset in Spain.
SRAM’s first complete overhaul to their premier Red groupset greatly improves upon the three weaknesses of the original kit.
Don’t get stuck on the trainer all winter. With the right clothing you can comfortably ride outside, even in frigid temps.
The Seconds Pro interval timer app works by allowing users to program interval workouts into it and then running as a countdown-style timer.
Many athletes assume that the lower the aerobar, the faster the rider. This supposed dogma is wrong. Here’s why.
Cervélo teamed up with Magura to create a hydraulic rim brake specifically for the P5, and the brakes are compatible with any tri bike.
The integrated tri bike from Cervélo is finally here.
Cervelo unveiled the P5 on Jan. 18.
Put your shoes to good use and donate them to one of these programs.
Garmin recently released a nifty little device called the GTU 10 that uses GPS technology to let you follow a person or object.
Schlepping all your pool gear around is a lot easier with a functional mesh bag that can dry fast. Here are five great options.
Mad Fiber created a process specifically for carbon components.
Aaron Hersh shared the top-10 tri products he's looking forward to for the New Year. Which one are you most excited about?
Senior tech editor Aaron Hersh previews the top-10 triathlon gear items he's most looking forward to for the New Year.
SRAM will introduce an all-new Red component group in 2012. Image provided by SRAM.
The motorized, computer-controlled Guru DFU, which stands for “dynamic fit unit,” can help you dial in your ideal fit.
Inside Triathlon magazine offered four detailed bike reviews over the past year.
A detailed review of the Scott Plasma Premium.
A detailed review of the 2011 Felt DA.
A review of the Cervélo P4.
Get up close to TYR's $1200 wetsuit.
Non-boring gifts for your favorite triathlete. And they’re cheap (but we won’t tell).
A review of TYR's Freak of Nature wetsuit, which retails for $1,200.
Aaron Hersh took TYR's new premier level wetsuit through the paces in the pool and the ocean.
The CoreStick is a new tool that allows triathletes to do core exercises that actually mimic movements in triathlon.
Cervelo is launching the P5, their next pro-level triathlon bike, on Jan. 18, 2012.
If you’re looking for a fast race wheelset that’s also suited to everyday riding, these wheels—all less than $2,000—fit the mold.
Its combination of comfort, hold and transition speed make the Avi Bolt III’s upper the best in triathlon.
Wondering what (else) to add to your holiday wish list? Triathlete editors have hand-selected these cool finds.
Holiday gift ideas for the triathlete in need of a little inspiration.
Holiday gift ideas for the "what off-season?" triathlete.
Gift ideas for the triathlon gear junkie.
Holiday gift ideas for the triathlon pro groupie.
Holiday gift ideas for the female triathlete.
SRAM posted a teaser video entitled “New SRAM RED” to their YouTube channel, theroaddiaries, on Nov. 30.
Thankfully cycling shorts are not a piece of gear where companies take the “shrink it and pink it” strategy.
These cool pools won’t make you faster but they might do something even better: bring back your enthusiasm for the water
Starting at its conference in December, the IRRA will join biomechanical experts Drs. Shawn Allen and Ivo Warlop (known as The Gait Guys) to educate sales associates and shop owners.
Instead of integrating GPS into the RCX5 watch body, it uses remote pods that combine to track just about every relevant piece of swimming, cycling and running data that a triathlete could want, other than cycling power.
There’s a plethora of paddles on the market, each with a different purpose. Here are a few.
Take your tunes on the road with one of these three earphone sets.
Not only are the Slice 5 ($2,149) and the Lucero ($2,650) similarly priced all-carbon tri bikes, but they also have nearly the same geometry. We performed a side-by-side analysis to find what differentiates these two similar-fitting rides.
The active and hectic life of a triathlete demands a versatile ride. Here are six great autos that’ll get you to and from training and races in comfort and style.
If you’re a parent to young kids and a triathlete, you probably have to juggle training with childcare on an ongoing basis. For many of us, the answer to that perpetual concern comes in the form of a jog stroller. But not all jog strollers are created equal.
Use this guide to hone in on the right pair of shoes for you!
Great Britain's Julie Dibens will be riding a Trek Speed Concept at the 2011 Ironman World Championship.
A look at Chris Lieto's race bike for the 2011 Ironman World Championship.
Shaved carbon, drilled holes and homemade solutions make Dirk Bockel’s bike one of a kind.
A look at Craig Alexander's Kona race bike, a 2012 Specialized Shiv.
A look at Matt Reed's Fuji D6, which he'll race on in Saturday's Ironman World Championship.
Although the Plasma 3 isn’t new, the Belgian with a 7:45 Ironman PR has made this Team Commerzbank Scott Plasma 3 his own with an assortment of rare add-ons
For the first time two-time Ironman world champion Craig Alexander will wear an aero helmet at the Ironman world championship. Find out why.
Check out Kurt Hoy's author page.
Craig Alexander has overhauled his bike setup and his camp shared specific wind tunnel findings that work best for him.
Specialized overhaul’s their timed race bike to create a machine specifically for triathletes.
A look at the 2012 Specialized S-Works Shiv.
Luxembourg's Dirk Bockel shows off his new Blue Triad SL bike on Kona's Queen K six days out from race day.