Gear

Triathlon multisport watches: 6 of the best reviewed

Multisports watches now let you monitor nearly every physiological variable known to man, from heart rate to calories. But do they improve your triathlon performance, and how accurate are they? Let’s find out…
19 September 2017 at 13:00  (2)

How do I choose the right tyre pressure for different races?

Wondering what you should consider before pumping up your tyres? Nik Cook explains how conditions and the course should affect your choice
14 September 2017 at 09:32

How to repair a puncture quickly during a race

Work calmly when changing a tube mid-race. It’s all too easy to get angry, frustrated or panicky, none of which help. And follow these six steps…
05 September 2017 at 15:07

What are the advantages of a triple crankset with a standard cassette?

Rob Banino explains the pros and cons of combining a triple crankset with a standard cassette versus a wide-range cassette, especially when climbing hills
31 August 2017 at 12:54

Triathlon bike saddles: 10 of the best reviewed

A sore backside can wreck your race, so it's crucial you choose the right saddle. We test 10 of the best to discover which brands know how to make a good perch
21 August 2017 at 15:00  (2)

dhb Blok short-sleeved tri-suit reviewed

Can a tri-suit really be high-performing without a high price? Matt Baird puts it through its paces to find out
16 August 2017 at 14:13

Multisport watches: 5 key functions to look for when buying

A multisport watch will take your performance to another level. But what are the key functions and extras to look for?
15 August 2017 at 15:33

6 of the best women's vested tri-suits reviewed

Sleeved tri-suits might be everywhere right now, but it’s not over yet for the trad vested designs. Helen Webster puts six versions to the test
14 August 2017 at 14:12

The Garmin Forerunner 935 gets an upgrade

The popular tri watch gets its latest upgrade, with WiFi and TrainingPeaks added to the features list
07 August 2017 at 09:05  (1)

Triathlon bike shoes: 10 of the best reviewed

As well as a good fit and a stiff sole, triathletes also need bike shoes that are easy to get on and off in a hurry. Jack Sexty tests 10 of the best to see which ones tick all the boxes
04 August 2017 at 13:00

TT bike helmets: 6 of the best reviewed

6 of this year's best time trial aero helmets tested, rated and reviewed by our expert reviewer
19 July 2017 at 11:00  (1)

What's the difference between a triathlon bike and a road bike?

It's the frame geometry that makes a tri bike different to a roadie as the aim is to get your upper body lower and further forwards. This not only makes you more aero but also opens up your hip-leg angle to make it easier to run off the bike. Here we explain more...
05 July 2017 at 11:51

Triathlon wetsuits: 14 of the best tested and rated

14 tri-specific wetsuits, for every budget, are put to the test by Matt Baird and Jack Sexty. The first 7 are priced £75-£350 while the final 7 are priced £400-£650  (1)

Up close with Joe Skipper's bike, the Guerciotti Eclipse

Top British Ironman Joe Skipper talks us through his new Italian ride, and the go-faster mods it has
23 June 2017 at 10:12

Women’s tri-suits: 6 of the best reviewed

We put six of this year’s best to the test…
19 June 2017 at 11:56

Garmin Fenix 5 review

The Garmin Fenix 5 has a load of new spec, but is it worth the cash? Jack Sexty puts it through its paces to find out
08 June 2017 at 10:59

Children's triathlon gear: how to kit kids out without breaking the bank

Triathlon is often thought of as an expensive sport, and only accessible for those with cash to burn on the latest gadgets. Parents with this view may therefore dissuade their children from trying multi-sport. But as with adults, you can actually train and compete with minimal expenditure of your hard-earned cash.
06 June 2017 at 13:05

Up close with Javier Gomez's bike, the S-Works Shiv

What does an ITU world champ ride to go long? We check out the spec on Gomez’s prized TT machine
24 May 2017 at 09:34

How to find the right bike if you're a short woman

Struggling to find a bike because you are built on a diminutive scale and barely top five feet? 220 bike expert Nik Cook has some advice for the shorter woman seeking a racing machine
18 May 2017 at 11:27

Triathlon gear: 20 commonly asked questions answered

New to triathlon and feeling swamped about the gear choice and what tri equipment you actually need? We answer 20 common questions beginner triathletes often ask
17 May 2017 at 11:00