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Reviews Sugoi RPM tri-suit review

Sugoi RPM tri-suit review

Sleek and well thought out, at a decent price

Canadian multisport clothing brand Sugoi offer this suit as part of their RPM collection, which they say has a ‘sleek design and a performance aesthetic’ – and the ‘Chilli Red’ colour does make it stand out, while not being too flashy.

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Although it gives you more ventilation options, the front zipper design makes the suit sag down a little at the front if you have a broad frame. While the mesh panels at the back are very welcome on hot days, making the suit more suitable for high summer.

Under a wetsuit, nothing pulled or rode up in the top half, but the legs became quite baggy when wet and needed pulling down in T1. The suit made for a comfortable ride/run, and no further adjustments were needed when it’d dried out.

There were also no issues with the chamois. We finished our race chafe-free and satisfied that the suit had done the job for the most part.

Verdict: Ticks nearly all the boxes, and at a decent price too, 84%

Contact : www.cyclingsportsgroup.co.uk

We’ve reviewed lots of other tri suits. See our full list of the best tri suits you can buy this year – all tested by 220 Triathlon.

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Former 220 staff writer Jack Sexty is now editor at Road.cc. Jack has raced everything up to Ironman distance, is a sub-2hr Olympic-distance athlete and has represented GB at the ITU World AG Champs on several occasions. He's also a regular kit tester on the pages of 220 and holds two world records for pogo jumping – Longest distance pogo stick jumping in 24 hours and Most consecutive jumps on a pogo stick.

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