Triathlon Gear Reviews

  • Aero bars: bolt on speed

    5th August 2015

    A well set up pair of aero bars can give you the edge in your next race. We put 10 of the best clip ons to the test… Buying aero clip bars – what to look for Arm rests Non-slip,…

  • Review: Triathlon Box

    21st July 2015

    Looking for a solution to carrying all your triathlon kit on race day? Age grouper Jon Dundee tests out the Triathlon Box… Nothing shouts novice like trying to make your way across a bumpy, muddy field at a snail’s pace…

  • Sports bras: controlling the bounce in triathlon

    30th June 2015

    It can be a struggle to find bras that offer comfort and support across three disciplines. We tested six sports bras in search of the perfect combination for bigger busts. 1. ANITA ACTIVE DYNAMIX STAR £52 figleaves.com The Power-X back…

  • Orbea Ordu OME M20i Ltd First Ride Review

    2nd December 2014

    We put brand new triathlon bikes to the test in our four ride review. See how the Orbea Ordu OME M20i Ltd fared… First Ride This is Orbea’s new mass market triathlon bike. It’s 17 per cent stiffer and generates 16…

  • Trigon TR437 First Ride Review

    18th August 2014

    Trigon TR437 aero road bike put through its paces in our four ride review First Ride Taiwanese brand Trigon isn’t yet widely known in the UK but the TR437 isn’t without pedigree; we were impressed by its RQC-29 sibling two…

  • 2XU Compression Performance Run Sleeves Review

    15th August 2014

    2XU Compression Performance Run Sleeves tested, rated and reviewed 2XU Compression Performance Run Sleeves £32 2xushop.co.uk These calf guards from 2XU feature varying levels of compression to increase blood flow – for greater muscle oxygenation and quicker recovery times –…

  • Best Chamois Cream Review

    12th August 2014

    Six of the best chamois creams tested, rated and reviewed DZ Nuts Pro £18 paligap.cc Dave ‘DZ’ Zabriskie’s high-viscosity cream uses natural and plant-derived ingredients, and rather than just lubricating, it also aims to thwart and treat saddle sores by…

  • Huub Acute Goggles Review

    11th August 2014

    Huub Acute goggles tested, rated and reviewed Huub Acute Goggles £25 huubdesign.com Huub’s first open-water goggles are available in three lens options for varying conditions – clear, yellow and smoke – and two size options to help fit differently shaped…

  • Sportful Hotpack 5 Review

    9th August 2014

    Sportful Hotpack 5 tested, rated and reviewed Sportful Hotpack 5 £75 sportful.it Even in the summer, there are days when you just don’t have a clue what the weather’s going to do and Sportful’s diminutive Hot Pack is ideal to…

  • Actipatch Back Pain Patch Review

    8th August 2014

    Actipatch Back pain patch tested, rated and reviewed Actipatch Back pain patch £19.99 actipatch.com; actipatch.com; boots.com Actipatch uses a small-scale version of the electromagnetic pulse therapy used by physiotherapists in hospitals. There’s a flexible wire ring attached to the head…