Running Gear

  • Under Armour Charge RC2 Review

    21st May 2014

    Under Armour Charge RC2 technical running shoes tested, rated and reviewed Under Armour Charge RC2 £110 / AU$169.99 underarmour.com From the moment you slip into a pair of Under Armour Charge RC2 running shoes you feel the comfort. Even straight out…

  • Inov-8 Tri-X-treme 225 Shoes Review

    21st May 2014

    Inov-8’s Tri-X-treme 225 triathlon-specific running shoes tested, rated and reviewed Inov-8 Tri-X-treme 225 £120 inov-8.com The 225 is the lighter, racier option in Inov-8’s tri-specific running shoe pairing. A neutral shoe with a 6mm footbed and 3mm heel to toe…

  • RST Contour Plus Compression Socks Review

    10th May 2014

    RST’s Contour Plus Compression Socks tested, rated and reviewed RST Contour Plus Compression Socks £12.99 cycledivision.co.uk RST’s compression socks offer more than just a low price. Graduated compression works where it’s needed most to help improve blood flow and flush…

  • Yurbuds Inspire Pro Headphones Review

    20th April 2014

    Yurbuds’ Inspire Pro earphones tested, rated and reviewed Yurbuds Inspire Pro earphones £49.99 yurbuds.com/uk These M-dot detailed earphones feature Yurbuds‘ signature in-ear bud covers, which are designed to stay firmly put once they’re twisted in place. It’s a bold claim…

  • Altra Lone Peak 1.5 Trail Shoe Review

    17th April 2014

    The Altra Lone Peak 1.5 trail shoes tested, rated and reviewed Altra Lone Peak 1.5 £105 altrafootwear.co.uk US brand Altra is now available in the UK meaning British athletes can see what all the fuss over the pond is about. Part…

  • Under Armour Charge RC 2 – First Look

    14th April 2014

    Macca’s US-based shoe sponsor launches new performance range Under Armour Charge RC 2 [photo: Colin Levitch] Want to run like Macca? That’s probably more genetics than footwear, but at least now age-groupers can wear the same shoes as three-time Ironman…

  • Best Running Shoes 2014 Review

    8th April 2014 5 Comments

    10 pairs of 2014’s best running shoes for everyday triathlon training tested, rated and reviewed Picking the best running shoes can be a difficult and costly prospect, especially considering the price hike for running trainers over the last few years.…

  • Tribesports Performance Tech Tee Review

    7th April 2014

    The new Tribesports Performance Tech Tee tested, rated and reviewed Tribesports Performance Tech Tee £18 tribesports.co.uk This fitted running top from online-only brand Tribesports is a joy to run in. The polyester-spandex mix is body hugging without being restrictive and…

  • Inov-8 Roclite 268 Trail Running Shoes Review

    2nd April 2014

    If you’re doing an off-road triathlon like Xterra then a good pair of trail running shoes is essential, we review the Inov-8 Roclite 268 Inov-8 Roclite 268 £100 Weight: 268g inov-8.com  Inov-8 have their own rating system for their shoes…

  • Nathan Lightspur Review

    28th March 2014

    Nathan Lightspur running light tested, rated and reviewed Nathan Lightspur £19.99 nathansports.com We were a little skeptical of this neon light band, but it quickly won us over. Clipping easily to the heel of your running or cycling shoe, the…