Gear

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…