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Amazon Prime Big Deal Days 2023: Savings on the latest triathlon gear

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Amazon’s second prime day event of the year, Amazon Prime Big Deal Days, is here. 

Enjoy endless deals on some of the biggest brands and best gear for triathletes out there.

What is the Amazon Prime Big Deal Days event?

Amazon Prime Big Deal Days is a chance for Prime members to grab themselves a bargain. The two-day event offers exclusive discounts across a wide range of products, and luckily for us, there are plenty of triathlon gear deals up for grabs.

When is the Amazon Prime Big Deal Days event?

The sale starts at 00:00 on 10 October, and runs for 48-hours until 23:59 on the 11 October.

Can I access the sale if I’m not an Amazon Prime member?

As an exclusive sales event, you’ll need to set up an Amazon Prime account to access the deals.

You can also jump to the best US offers in Amazon Prime’s Big Deal Days.

Best Triathlon Gear in Amazon Prime’s Big Deal Days UK

Shokz OpenRun Pro (£159.95 £111.95)

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Shokz Openrun Pro headphones

If you’ve been holding out for a pair of Shokz headphones, you’re in luck. You’ll find 30% reductions across a number of the brand’s models in the Amazon Prime Big Deal Days sale.

The OpenRun Pros offer the signature open-ear design for a secure fit – ideal for an intense training session. Other desirable features include an impressive 10-day battery life and a lightweight – just 29g – design.

High5 Energy Gel Berry (£11.75 £9.40)

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High5 Energy Gels

Amazon’s Prime events are always a good time to stock up on energy gels, particularly mid-season when you may be running low.

This option from High5 comes in a 20 pack, with each gel providing 23g of carbs.

The gels are made from natural fruit juice and there are a number of flavours available (berry, apple, blackcurrant, orange, mango and more), but prices vary based on flavour.

See our review of the High5 Energy Gel for more.

Garmin Varia RTL515 Rearview Cycling Radar and Tail Light (£169.99 £129.99)

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Garmin Varia RTL515 Rearview Cycling Radar and Tail Light

Garmin’s tail light is designed to provide safety on the road, claiming to provide awareness for approaching vehicles from up to 140m.

It will also give you a heads up on vehicles approaching you from behind so you’re aware of your surroundings, delivered through tone and vibration alerts to your smartphone.

WalkingPad R2 Treadmill (£629.00 £503.20)

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Last year, we saw walking pads explode in popularity as a compact way to bring light endurance training to your home.

This option from WalkingPad is a two-in-one treadmill, able to work as a walking pad that could be placed under a desk while working, or as a running treadmill which can reach speeds of up to 12 km/h.

The running belt reportedly uses an elastic noise-reducing material, which is designed to keep noise to a minimum and reduce the impact on your knees.

The body of the treadmill folds for easy storage and features a built-in child lock.

Read our list of the best under desk treadmills and walking pads.

Garmin Instinct Solar (£319.99 £207.00)

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Garmin Instinct

Garmin’s Instinct GPS watches are a popular choice, renowned for their rugged nature — a suitable fit for general outdoor enthusiasts as well as triathletes. The solar-powered model promises a water-rating of up to 100m and lets you track numerous sporting profiles.

Now available with a 35% reduction.

Shokz OpenSwim (£169.95 £139.00)

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Shokz OpenSwim headphones

If you’re looking for a pair of waterproof headphones, you may have met your match. The Shokz OpenSwim use bone conduction technology to deliver bud-free listening both in and out of the water.

With its IP68 waterproof rating, the OpenSwim headphones can be fully submerged in up to 2m of water, making them suitable for swimming, running, cycling or any intense training session.

They’re said to be compatible with swim caps, goggles and earplugs, with stability during vigorous movements. They’re not Bluetooth compatible, but feature 4GB of MP3 storage, able to hold around 1,200 songs, with an eight-hour battery life.

Best Triathlon Gear in Amazon Prime’s Big Deal Days US

Original Peloton Bike ($1,445.00 $1,095.00)

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If you’re looking to fill the Peleton-shaped hole in your home gym, the Amazon Prime Deal Days event could be just the time to finally invest. The Original Peleton Bike features an immersive 22 inch touchscreen, and is surprisingly compact so you can store it in the corner of your room fairly easily.

Make use of the thousands of training classes available, and enjoy a more interesting lunch break whilst working at home.

Peloton is renowned for its hefty price tags but it’s available in the sale with a decent 24% reduction.

Garmin Edge 1030 Plus ($499.99 $399.99)

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Garmin Edge 1030 Plus

In the market for a new GPS bike computer? Garmin’s Edge 1030 Plus is packed with desirable features. The decent-sized touchscreen should make for smoother navigation, plus the hefty 24-hour battery life is sure to see you through a long day’s training.

The Edge 1030 Plus has Bluetooth and ANT+ connectivity, so should connect with most devices using the same tech. Buy now for a 20% saving.

Garmin Epix Gen 2 ($899.99 $649.99)

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Garmin Epix Gen 2

Amazon Prime’s sale events are the perfect time to snap up high-ticket tech items.

Garmin’s Epix (Gen 2) is one of the brand’s more expensive triathlon watches, with a battery life of up to 42 hours in GPS mode and a striking AMOLED screen that delivers impressive clarity, colour and brightness.

In our review we awarded this model a score of 92%. This deal is not to be missed! Buy now and save 28%.

Salomon Women’s Speedcross 5 Trail Running Shoes ($140.00 $97.97)

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Women's Trail Running Shoes

Looking to hit the trails? The Salomon Speedcross 5 is up for grabs with a 30% discount.
Made with larger lugs for enhanced push-off and braking grip, and offering the brand’s sleek and iconic style, the Speedcross 5 could be just the shoe to take you off-road.

Salomon Men’s Speedcross 5 GORE-TEX Trail Shoes ($160.00 $109.97)

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Salomon Men's Trail Shoes

Another tempting offer from Salomon to consider. The men’s Speedcross 5 Gore-Tex trail running shoes are available with a 31% reduction. A great choice for wet trail runs, and available in a range of eye-catching colours.

You can also save in other areas, including Prime Video and Audible. Check out some of the extra savings you can enjoy:

Amazon Music Unlimited – Get three months for free!
Kindle Unlimited – Get a 30-day free trial to access millions of books, audiobooks and magazines
Audible – Access a huge selection of audiobooks and podcasts
Amazon Kids – Get a one-month free trial and access everything from child-friendly books, films and TV shows
Prime Video – Try a 30-day free trial, giving you access to thousands of films and TV shows.

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Fin Cousins is a digital writer for Our Media’s special interest brands. He works across BBC Science Focus and 220 Triathlon, offering recommendations for the latest tech, innovative gadgets, and state-of-the-art training gear.

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