Gear

How to turn your mountain bike into a road bike

Want to try triathlon, but only have a mountain bike and can't afford a road bike? Nick Cook explains how to make your mountain bike speedier and more road bike-like. Image courtesy of Russ Burton
19 April 2018 at 13:26

7 pieces of kit to make you more aerodynamic on the bike

Want to be more aero on the bike? Here are 7 pieces of kit designed to make you more aerodynamic
27 March 2018 at 11:23

Road bike shoes: 10 of the best reviewed

10 of this year’s best road bike shoes, tested and rated by our expert reviewer
21 March 2018 at 10:00

Garmin Vivoactive 3 watch review

Does Garmin’s latest feature enough for triathletes?
06 March 2018 at 13:01

What should I wear for a duathlon?

Matt Bottrill explains why a tri-suit is still the best option for a duathlon, despite no swim
25 January 2018 at 11:57

How to use a bike power meter

Nik Cook explains how to use a power meter so you get maximum benefit from it, particularly during a race, and how it can help your performance
25 January 2018 at 09:31

3 superbikes reviewed for tri

The next generation of superbikes will offer more comfort and usability for endurance riding. Here we test three top-end race road bikes that are set to make a big impact as we march towards the 2018 season
04 January 2018 at 12:11

Swim tech: 3 gadgets reviewed

Listening to music and pacing your swim sessions can help pass the time and improve your efficiency in the water. Jack Sexty tests the latest waterproof gear
14 December 2017 at 09:48

Triathlon gear of the year: our top 25 products of 2017

Groundbreaking bikes, streamlined suits and cutting-edge carbon.It’s been another year of visionary tri gear releases. Here we round up the top 25 from the 443 products we’ve tested this season
11 December 2017 at 09:50  (1)

8 Christmas gift ideas for triathletes

Gifts for your club-mates (or for yourself, if you drop enough hints!)
07 December 2017 at 10:48

Oxyhood altitude training system review

Jamie Wilkins tests out the Oxyhood altitude training system to find out how much difference it made to his performance and whether it's worth the investment
04 December 2017 at 11:08

How to protect your bike during the winter

Winter can be a worrying time for your bike. Spray from wet roads can be particularly corrosive, especially if salt has been spread to prevent ice. But, if you follow our advice on winterproofing your bike, it will be well looked after and you'll be able to storm through autumn/winter with plenty of miles in your legs ready for a summer of racing.
30 November 2017 at 10:19

What should be measured in a good triathlon bike fitting?

Joe Beer explains the three stages that should take place in a good triathlon bike fitting service
17 November 2017 at 09:45

What type of mountain bike is best for an off-road triathlon or duathlon?

Got an off-road race coming up and wondering which is best for the bike leg, a hard tail or full-suspension mountain bike? Bike experts Rob Banino and Nik Cook weigh up the odds
13 November 2017 at 13:58

Polar M430 sports watch review

Worthy upgrade to the already impressive M400
06 November 2017 at 13:25

What's the best bike frame material?

Mat Brett explains how what the bike frame is made from - whether it is steel, aluminium, titanium or carbon fibre - affects your performance and what you should consider before you make your choice
26 October 2017 at 11:21

Winter open water swimming: 9 essential pieces of kit for chilly temperatures

If you want to stay swimming into winter, a collection of thermal products is essential. But which are best? Matt Baird and Helen Webster test a selection
23 October 2017 at 10:18

What do bike gear ratios mean?

Confused about gear ratios and what the numbers used for the different gear ratios mean? Mat Brett explains all and how to find what works for you
29 September 2017 at 09:24

Triathlon multisport watches: 6 of the best reviewed

Multisport 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  (3)

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