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  • Tri Suit Reviews: Under £80

    1st September 2010

    We review the best entry-level tri suits under £80. More Mile Tri Suit £29.99 www.startfitness.co.uk We’ve never seen a tri race suit for less than 50 quid before and were intrigued to see how this would perform. While it couldn’t…

  • Trek Speed Concept 9 Bike Review

    1st September 2010

    We fire up the Trek Speed Concept 9 for our Four Ride review. First ride Trek’s Speed Concept aero bike has a top feature set, with slick solutions for carrying tools and food that make the bike more aero. The…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: £80-£100

    1st September 2010

    These four tri suits all come in at £100 or less, but they’re a bit of a mixed bunch… Craft Elite Tri Suit £80 www.craft.se The first suit in our test to go by the name Elite just about lives…

  • Fuji D6 Pro Bike Review

    1st September 2010

    How did the Fuji D6 Pro bike fare in our tough Four Ride review? First ride Fuji’s D6 Pro is a stunning tri bike. The black, white and gold colour scheme with SRAM Red, Reynolds Strike deep section carbon clincher…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: £100 Plus

    1st September 2010

    We review 4 high-end tri suits. 2XU Endurance Tri Suit £100 www.2xushop.co.uk Overall feel of this suit was really good. It’s made using 2XU’s SBR Cool fabric, which noticeably does as it promises: compresses muscles to reduce fatigue, and keeps…

  • Triathlon Bikes: Beginners’ Guide

    1st September 2010

    The biggest purchase you’ll make for triathlon is also the one that can make the most difference to your race finish time and, more importantly, your experience. Triathlon Bike vs Road Bike The big question facing every triathlete when choosing…

  • Boardman Road Team Carbon FI Bike Review

    1st September 2010

    This Boardman Road Team Carbon FI is just for the ladies. We put it through the Four Ride review. First Ride Back in autumn, Chris Boardman assured us their ‘female informed’ (Fi) bikes will feel just as racy as their male…

  • Beetroot: Can It Keep You Going Longer?

    1st September 2010

    A new theory has triathletes seeing red, but you’ll need a strong stomach to test it out… There have been recent reports in the press highlighting research into the effects of beetroot juice on endurance performance. Could this help you…

  • How To Avoid Dizziness After Your Swim

    1st September 2010

    Commonly known as post-swim dizziness, postural hypotension can strike unexpectedly once on dry land – here’s how to stay safe Have you ever felt disorientated when you exit open water after the swim? Well it happens to us all from…

  • Moda Interval Bike Review

    1st September 2010

    The Moda Interval tri bike takes on our Four Ride review. First Ride The Interval is the first venture into tri for Moda. It’s a keenly priced speed machine, retailing at £999 for frame, fork and seatpost or £2,399 for…