Ask A Gear Guru: What Are The Best Tri Gear Upgrades?
These six products pack plenty of dollar punch.
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These six products pack plenty of dollar punch.
A short breakdown of what gear our guinea pig used.
Just get the warmest everything, right? Nope.
Over the course of this season, we're going to find out. In our newest series, we’re taking a mid-pack triathlete, giving him unlimited access to our resources, and outfitting him with the best of everything he needs for his next race.
Do you like the idea of Zwift or Peloton but feel like neither targets the specific skills you need to actually improve your cycling? A new virtual platform blends both together in an AI mixer.
Another virtual indoor cycling platform throws its hat into the ring with some advanced metrics, a focus on skills, live-guided workouts, a community, and more. But is Velocity VQ ready for the spotlight with other polished platforms?
A mix of gear and non-gear recommendations, our editor-in-chief was all about what got her excited and having fun this year.
Painful blisters, cold toes, stinky feet? There's a sock for that.
Our expert fitter explains why your saddle (probably) hurts, why you should make a change, and what to think about when you finally decide to pull the trigger to find the perfect tri saddle.
Our editors go through a lot (a LOT!) of gear in testing each year. Here's what our digital editor loved the most in 2021.
Our editors try a lot (!) of stuff throughout the year. Here's what our managing editor, Emma-Kate Lidbury, who heads up our training and nutrition content, loved this year.
Our gear editor tries a lot (a lot!) of stuff each year—we present the eight things he loved the most.
Buy now—and buy in bulk—to save yourself the stress of impending inventory shortages.
We give you the nitty gritty details and ride impressions on the 2022 Trek Speed Concept—a simplistic-but-necessary update to Trek's well-loved (and well-worn) Speed Concept line.
Trek’s third generation Speed Concept tri bike has sleek lines, tons of storage, a low weight, and suspension. Yes, suspension.
Percussive devices—no, not the ones you play with drumsticks—are getting smaller, quieter, and cheaper. We look at four popular offerings.
All hope is not lost (yet) for getting a good multisport gift for the triathlete you love. We’re here to help.
Did you know you should cut your brand new wetsuit? Or that zip-ties are your multisport BFF? Read on for our top six hack picks.
As we get into the heart of the gift-giving season, we take a look at a handful of affordable gifts for the multisport person in your life.
We take a super close look at all of the multisport-related functions and updates in this new, near-perfect super-premium smartwatch.
We look at three new pairs of agile trail shoes for offroad running adventures: Hoka’s Zinal, Brooks’ Catamount, and Saucony’s Peregrine 11.
Our tester unpacks the fit, feel, advantages (and disadvantages) of one of the best new supershoes of 2021.
We take a close look at a huge upgrade and a near-perfect tri-specific bike, the Scott Plasma 6.
We dig in deep on one of the best wetsuits for 2021, the crazy-flexible Zoot Wiki Wiki 2.0.
Enter now for the chance to win one of 6 different prize packages from iconic cycling brands
We pit two of the most exciting (and very different) new supershoes from Asics against each other—the results may surprise you.
Win one of our editors' favorites.
Members can enter to win either a Oiselle Flyout Wool Long Sleeve or an InsideTracker test.
We look at the newest (and best) cycling and running clothing for training indoors and outdoors this winter season.
Companies are coming up with innovative solutions to make the running shoe industry more eco-conscious.
As the days get shorter, we take a look at what every runner needs to stay safe and seen while trying to get in their fall and winter miles.
Indoor cycling trainers have gone from sketchy and barebones to super high-tech. We break down the terms, spec, and tech you need (and what you don’t) for your inside ride.
Here’s where you can donate your used tri gear to help someone else's multisport dreams come true.
Though relatively unknown in the U.S., Jetblack is providing a (quiet) alternative to the usual suspects of indoor cycling trainers. Our reviewer puts The New Jetblack Volt through the paces.
Hiring a good bike fitter is arguably one of the most important decisions you'll make as a triathlete. We break down the five keys to understanding that crucial relationship.
Even though it might be the last thing on your mind right now, getting a bike fit in the offseason is the easiest way to get fast next year.
Looking for a great gift for a traveling triathlete who needs those zzzs? Our reviewer checks out new high-tech ear buds that take silence to 11.
Our editors have scoured the multisport world to bring you the triathlon gifts that even we’d want this year.
Youth triathlon experts share what's required, what's optional, and what to skip altogether. Plus, how to save money on your kid's triathlon gear.
How Quintana Roo built its lightest, stiffest and fastest bike yet
Balance is the name of the game with Quintana Roo’s new V-PR. Read on for our on-bike impressions.
We dig into the specs, ride, and all of the things that work (along with what doesn’t) on the latest superbike from Quintana Roo, the V-PR.
Boasting an entire virtual training environment, Wahoo’s new SYSTM may be the new Sufferfest, but can it be everything to everyone?
Members can enter to win a Salomon Sense Pro 5 hydration vest.
Win one of our editors' favorites.
Even though winter is coming, it doesn't mean you should go inside. We look at the best wetsuits and accessories for swimming in chilly temps.
Our tester digs into one of our favorite aero road helmets of the year, Rudy Project's Nytron.
We break down seven of this season's best triathlon cycling helmets with our unique ten-point rating system to help you decipher the new world of short-tail aero helmets, aero road helmets, and traditional aero helmets.
The answer is probably “now,” but we break down what to look for, how to keep track, and some good options for replacements this spring.
Polar finally gets it right with the Grit X Pro, an all-in-one, self-reliant smartwatch that actually looks good and performs well. Read our review.
A small upgrade to some long-needed functions, a little bump in price—is the new Grit X Pro worth it? We dig into this $500 smartwatch.
The Elite Rizer is a new "immersive" indoor riding experience device that opens the door for new, fun ways to ride inside. But is it worth the $?
TheMagic5 goggles are the first of their kind: custom 3D-printed goggles that use AI face-scanning tech. But are Magic5 any good?
Are your water bottles full of…well, you don’t really even know? Clean them with this guide.
Ditch the earbuds. These integrated “micro-speakers” in the temples of sport sunglasses direct a stream of sound right to the ears.
We break down the background behind the Swiss brand's recent IPO and review five of On Running's top shoes for triathletes.
Cannondale, Schwinn, and GT to join up with Cervélo, Santa Cruz, and Gazelle.
The Hyperice X is a novel portable-contrast therapy device, but is it worth the $450 price tag for just your knee? We break it down.
Our guide to four clip-on aerobars that’ll make you faster, more comfortable, and change with your changing tri body.
We take a look at a new device with the most-accurate and least-invasive way to get real-time core body temperature readings.
Plus seven pairs your feet will love—even as you ramp up the miles.
For roughly a decade, if you wanted a Roka wetsuit, you needed to shell out some big $$$$. We take a close look at the brand’s first “budget” wetsuit offering, the Roka Maverick.
Win one of our editors' favorites.
Members can enter to win a Jack Wolfskin longsleeve.
Sure, most running shoes can do it all, but what are the absolute best types of running shoes for long runs, tempo runs, recovery runs, long- and short-course racing, and more? Our shoe expert breaks it down.
We took a look at 21 new and recent shoes and broke each down into their ideal use: long runs, recovery runs, tempo runs, runs while you travel, and more. Take a look at our top picks (and honorable mentions) for every run under the sun.
Rudy Project's new aero road helmet hits high marks for light weight and ventilation, but is the Nytron worth the premium price?
Even in the hills of St. George at 70.3 World Championships, pros were ditching their front derailleurs and using a single chainring up front. We’ll tell you why it could work for you and what you need to get on the "one-by" train.
Short tack or tall stack? What triathletes should know about stack heights, cushioning, and the difference between maximalist and minimalist shoes.
Run your way to a PR this off-season with the help of our run shoe guide.
The latest version of Coros’ do-everything model adds color onboard maps, music, and a ridiculous amount of battery life.
Our expert fitter dives into the evolution of the full-coverage aerobar and dissects why you need (and why you might not need) custom aerobars.
We give a close look at Emma Pallant-Browne's speedy Specialized Shiv.
Take a close-up look at the newest Orbea Ordu that Australian Joe Gambles will be riding this weekend at 70.3 World Championships
The Norwegians' bikes have a few custom modifications to tell them apart.
The Australian star—who won a number of races in her home country this year—won't be changing anything up for race week. Do what you do in training.
Take a close-up look at Lucy Charles-Barclay's new Cube Aerium C:68.
Get a close-up look at Sam Appleton's unique Giant Trinity Advanced Pro.
For a big DIY tri adventure, there are a few pieces of important gear you’ll need. We take a look at what works, what doesn’t, and why you might or might not need it.
In this edition of “Critique My Fit,” our expert fitter look at an Outside+ member’s relaxed position and offers some speedier advice.
It may never be super comfy, but with a few pointers you can achieve a natural, powerful aero stance on your tri bike.
We take a close look at our tester's favorite bib short/jersey combo for the 2021 summer season. These budget basics feel not-so-budget.
Here are the season’s top women's cycling kits rated across multiple categories, so you can accessorize and layer even as we head into fall.
Members get free access to Gaia GPS.
Shimano has (finally) joined the 12-speed shifting ranks with a setup that's lighter, faster, and semi wireless.
Imagine the equivalent of a smartphone or even a computer screen in front of your eyes as you swim. But is it all it’s cracked up to be?
You do the miles, they do the math. We take a look at the best run tracking apps for your smartphone.
From sleek carbon handcycles to racing chairs, running blades to tandems, we take a members-only look at the cool kit and equipment that elite paratriathletes use as they chase Paralympic gold.
Professional triathlete Dede Griesbauer reviews a new treadmill attachment that can reduce the wearer's weight and impact while running—for far far less than other similar devices.
We put some serious miles into three very different, cutting-edge pairs of brand-new, cush-forward running shoes: Hoka’s Bondi X, Saucony’s Endorphin Shift 2, and Craft’s CTM Ultra.