Running Gear

  • 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…

  • Four Of The Best Triathlon-Specific Running Shoes

    25th March 2014

    Four pairs of the best triathlon-specific running shoes reviewed to help you through T2 quicker These running shoes are all designed to help boost your transition speed and go faster in your next triathlon, but which will see you to…