Gear

  • New: Look Polar Power Meter

    3rd September 2010

    There were plenty of new reasons to remortgage your house at Eurobike 2010, and this new pedal-based power-meter from Look and Polar was top of our list. The two companies have been working together since the start of last year…

  • Triathlon Wetsuit Reviews: Under £200

    2nd September 2010

    We review 5 of the best entry level triathlon wetsuits. Blueseventy Sprint £120 www.blueseventy.com On first impressions the Sprint looks a little more like a surf wetsuit, than a wetsuit you’d want to swim your first open-water 1500m in. But…

  • Triathlon Wetsuit Reviews: £200-£300

    2nd September 2010

    These 3 mid-range triathlon wetsuits are perfect for beginner or improving triathletes. Foor Quantum 2.Foor £299 www.triuk.com A striking design gets you excited about this suit straight out of the box, with its black and orange markings it certainly looks…

  • Triathlon Wetsuit Reviews: £300 Plus

    2nd September 2010

    These 5 top-end triathlon wetsuits come with a hefty price tag but there’s real quality on offer. Quintana Roo Hydrofull £325 www.quintanarootri.com QR have been in the (triathlon) game for a long time, and have a good reputation to uphold.…

  • 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…

  • Running Shoe Reviews: £70 Or Under

    1st September 2010

    We review these great entry-level running shorts. Brooks T6 Racer £55 www.brooksrunning.co.uk 173g A super-light slipper for races up to 10K, this can clearly go the distance for lighter runners: it’s Chrissie Wellington’s favourite shoe. It’s stripped down, very breathable,…

  • Zefal Husky Track Pump Review

    1st September 2010

    This offering from Zefal has its faults but is a pump that could last you a lifetime… £59.99 www.zyro.co.uk Taking it all on its broad beech-wood shoulders is this retro, but ultra-reliable pump from Zefal. There are some things about…

  • Running Shoe Reviews: £75-£90

    1st September 2010

    We review these great mid-range running shoes. New Balance 905 £75 www.newbalance.co.uk 296g Towards the heavier end of the racing shoes spectrum, this is a more stable model than most. It has New Balance’s TS2 ‘transitional support system’ – basically…

  • Running Shoe Reviews: £100 Plus

    1st September 2010

    We review these high-end running shoes. Newton Distance £120 www.newtonrunning.co.uk 244g Running in a pair of Newtons is a bit like driving a French car: it feels very different to start with, but once you get used to it and…

  • 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…