Gear

  • Isopure Protein Drink Review

    23rd March 2011

    Nutrition expert Dr Kevin Currell looks at this unusual new protein drink for Triathlon Plus magazine This is a different type of drink than that which endurance athletes are used to, with 32g of protein and zero carbohydrates in 500ml…

  • Boardman Road Pro Carbon 2011 Bike Review

    22nd March 2011

    Our gear test guru Guy Kesteven had a go on the Boardman Road Pro Carbon 2011 (£1,799) for issue 26 of Triathlon Plus magazine and enjoyed its top-value aero ride. Boardman’s high-performance, high-value bikes have made a massive impact on…

  • Shimano RS80 C50 Wheels Review

    21st March 2011

    New Shimano C50 wheels are a versatile semi-aero option – if you don’t mind a bit of extra weight.These wheels are best suited to flat or undulating courses where extra mass is outweighed by the aero benefit. Using the rim…

  • Best Triathlon Books Review

    17th March 2011

    We’ve reviewed six of the best triathlon books on the market to see which will bring you a personal best. Triathloning for Ordinary Mortals: And doing the duathlon too By Steve Johas, Md foreword by Donald B.Ardell PhD (Norton) £12.99…

  • Specialized McLaren Venge Aero Road Bike Launched

    17th March 2011

    Specialized today unveiled the jewel in their road bike crown – the McLaren Venge – and John Whitney from our sister site bikeradar.com had a first look at it.The bike is the result of a nine month collaboration with the…

  • Racing Weight Book Review

    15th March 2011

    Looking to shed a few pounds for the start of the season? Matt Fitzgerald’s new weight-loss book for triathletes could help. It’s no secret that body weight has a big effect on your triathlon performance, and so this book is…

  • Zoggs Predator Flex Polarised Goggles Review

    14th March 2011

    We review the polarised version of Zogg’s brilliant Predator Flex triathlon goggles Zoggs Predator Flex Polarised Goggles £24.99 www.zoggs.com Zoggs have added polarized lenses to their popular Predator Flex goggles, making them ideal eyewear for both in and outdoor swimming.…

  • Felt AR3 Bike Review

    10th March 2011

    Guy Kesteven tested the Felt AR3 aero road bike (£3,700) for Issue 26 of Triathlon Plus magazine and found an outstandingly charismatic ride. Felt’s roots are set into the tri scene so it’s no surprise that it was an early…

  • Louis Garneau Vorttice Helmet Review

    9th March 2011

    Triathlon Plus coaching editor Phil Mosley squeezed his notoriously large head into this new Louis Garneau aero helmet to see how it performs The popularity of aero helmets has exploded in the last couple of years, and manufacturers like Louis…

  • Jacobs Signs Deal With Boardman Bikes

    9th March 2011

    Australia’s Pete Jacobs, one of the world’s premier Ironman triathletes, has signed a two-year contract with British manufacturer Boardman Bikes – a sponsorship deal which he believes can lead to glory at Kona. 29 year-old Jacobs has been a top…