Gear

Sleeveless tri-suits: 7 of the best reviewed, tested & rated

Need a comfy and fast tri-suit to match your triathlon needs this season? We test and rate 7 of the best vested suits on the market
29 April 2016 at 09:40

Specialized Alias Comp woman's bike review

With a choice of seatposts and clip-on aerobars, the women’s Alias Comp can be changed from a road to a tri race-day bike with relative ease. Aiofe Glass takes it for a test cycle...
20 April 2016 at 15:45

Top 9 UK triathlons for challenging open-water swims

From Cumbria to Snowdonia and the Firth of Forth, we check out the 9 toughest open water swims going at UK triathlons
07 April 2016 at 16:00  (4)

Giant’s Propel Advanced Pro 1 bike review

Buying an aero bike without aero wheels is like buying a three-legged greyhound – you’ll save money but there’s a crucial ingredient missing. So is the Giant Propel Advanced Pro 1 the complete aero package?
05 April 2016 at 11:41

GPS run watches: 10 of the best tested and rated

GPS-equipped fitness watches will maximise each and every training session. But does the theory stand up to practice? James Witts gets with the beat…
23 March 2016 at 12:52

4 quirky bits of the latest tri gear you might want, or you might not.... yet...

From a pair of shorts costing €800 to the smallest bike rack we have ever seen, we get a variety of stuff sent to 220 Towers - here's 4 of our wackiest
23 March 2016 at 09:31

Nike launches 'self-tying' shoe

A Back to the Future-esque self-tying shoe is due out later this year
17 March 2016 at 13:07

Cycle puncture repair kits: 4 of the best

Punctures are the bane of all cyclists, but the following four bike puncture repair kits are designed to get you back cycling on the road asap. Jack Sexty is your inflater and rater
15 March 2016 at 11:52

Race T-shirts: what yours says about you

Martyn Brunt explains what the trophy T-shirt you proudly wear really means in the world of triathlons and all things multisport
15 March 2016 at 10:27

Running shoes buying guide: what to look for

Minimalist, motion-controlled, oversized… the choice of trainer for triathletes is now exhaustive. And downright confusing. We shed some light…
11 March 2016 at 09:11

Aero cycling helmets: how to choose the right shape

Aero helmet shapes vary a great deal, in three primary aspects: tail length, surface features and width. We take a look into the trio…
08 March 2016 at 11:54  (1)

Women's running shorts: 6 of the best tested and rated

We put 6 of the best running shorts for women through their paces

Tri-suits: what to look for

The tri-suit is second only to the bike in the most important piece of tri kit you'll need. Here's our guide on what to look for
07 March 2016 at 11:46

10 of the best TT bike helmets

10 of this year's best Time Trial aero helmets tested, rated and reviewed by our expert reviewer
29 February 2016 at 11:00

Running gear review: New Balance Beacon run jacket

Feature editor Matt Baird takes the Beacon run jacket from New Balance out for a run
24 February 2016 at 12:43

10 of the best bike race wheels

10 of this year’s best race wheels tested and rated by our expert reviewer
23 February 2016 at 00:00  (1)

Grouptest Review: Winter Gear

It's always wise to be fully prepared when the weather gets really chilly. Here are a sextet of options that will help keep you active outdoors this off-season...
14 January 2016 at 14:24

First look: Vollebak Hoodie

The high-tech hoodie designed to calm pre-race nerves
23 December 2015 at 10:09

Vitus Energie GR City - bike review

Vitus have released a new version of the hugely popular GR City for 2016, and claim it's just as capable on the road as off it. So is it a true jack-of-all-trades or a master of none?
09 December 2015 at 12:57

Grouptest review: Women's run jackets

220's editor Helen Webster faces the elements in four run jackets...
27 November 2015 at 10:35