Triathlon Tech

  • Polar RCX5 Heart Rate Monitor Review

    13th September 2011

    Polar RCX5 We review the latest heart-rate monitor and GPS running speed monitor from Polar Polar RCX5 £359.50 www.polaruk.co.uk This is the latest training computer to recognise the needs of triathletes. There are different packages available for run, bike or…

  • Zoggs 4 Stroke Fins Review

    21st June 2011

    We review the Zoggs 4 Stroke fins, which could improve your swimming technique Zoggs 4 Stroke Fins £17.99 www.zoggs.com A good set of fins can work wonders for your swimming. Not only do they help you develop a strong kick,…

  • Hope Vision 2 LED Review

    14th April 2011

    This dual-purpose light from Hope looks flashy – but how did it fare with our testers? The brains behind Hope’s highly regarded bike products are also keen runners, and their bike lights can be used for both sports. The Vision…

  • Garmin Forerunner 310XT Review

    22nd October 2010

    This new watch from Garmin certainly looks the part, but does it perform as well as its competitors? £319.99 Buy It Here While most of us have been quite happily stuffing our Garmin under our swim hat for GPS-measured open-water…

  • Bontrager Air Rush Road Pump Review

    21st October 2010

    This superb value pump from Bontrager scooped an award in issue 19 of Triathlon Plus. So what makes it so good? £22.99 www.bontrager.com This Bontrager inflator delivers a neat double whammy. The conventional low volume, but high-pressure compatible 68g mini…

  • Polar CS500 Cycle Computer Review

    22nd September 2010

    If you can afford the hefty-ish price tag and the optional extras, this impressive bike computer from Polar could revolutionise your ride. £234.50 + £43.50 (cadence) + £48.50 (data transfer) www.polarelectro.co.uk Using a heart-rate monitor is an effective method of…

  • Suunto Core Sports Watch Review

    1st September 2010

    The Core watch comes with a few more rugged features than your average timepiece, including an in-built barometer, altimeter and a magnetic compass. £230 www.suunto.com www.amersports.com The Core watch comes with a few more rugged features than your average timepiece,…

  • H2O Audio Waterproof MP3 Case And Headphones Review

    1st September 2010

    Use your MP3 player in the water with these hugely practical add-ons. Waterproof Case £69.95 Sportwrap Headphones £49.95 www.h2oaudio.com There are plenty of underwater MP3 players on the market, but it can still be a hassle to upload your music…

  • Nike Sports Band2 Review

    1st September 2010

    This speed-and-distance monitor from Nike is excellent value – but how precise is it? £40 www.nike.com This is the second generation of Nike’s popular user-friendly speed-and-distance monitor. A slim rubber bracelet holds the clear one-line display comfortably and keeps weight…

  • POWERbreathe Kinetic Review

    1st September 2010

    Can this clever gadget from POWERbreathe really help you breathe more easily? £249.99 www.powerbreathekinetic.co.uk Most of us have experienced breathlessness when racing or training, and the POWERbreathe Kinetic improves breath volume and total breath power to improve endurance performance. The…