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Triathlon Growth Fuels Sports Technology

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The explosive growth of triathlons — the number of participants has doubled in the last three years to 1.2 million — has also had an explosive effect on sports technology.

Every triathlete, no matter the age or ability, is a racer — and practically every racer is a gearhead, lusting after innovations that will help him or her go faster. Since money is often no object for the swim-bike-run crowd, product designers with far-out idea are working overtime. From a carbon bike to two new watches, here’s what they’ve come up with lately.

Read more: Latimes.com