Triathlon Gear Reviews

  • Best Tri Suits Review 2014 – Part 2

    4th July 2014

    Part 2 of our 2014 best tri suits review features 7 of the best tri suits from £99-£115 Following on from part 1 of our best tri suits test, here we’re looking at another 7 suits from this year’s massive…

  • Smith Optics Pivlock V2 Sunglasses Review

    2nd July 2014

    Smith Optics Pivlock V2 sunglasses tested, rated and reviewed Smith Optics Pivlock V2 £120 smithoptics.com; smithoptics.com; saddleback.co.uk Smith Optics might not be as well known in the UK as abroad, but if the Pivlock V2 is anything to go by,…

  • Northwave Tri Sonic Bike Shoes Review

    30th June 2014

    Northwave’s Tri Sonic tri bike shoes tested, rated and reviewed Northwave Tri Sonic £99.99 northwave.com The microfibre upper of Northwave’s entry-level triathlon bike shoe uses thermowelding to reduce stitch count, making it light, flexible and airy as well as strong.…

  • Best Tri Suits Review 2014 – Part 1

    27th June 2014

    Part 1 of our 2014 best tri suits review features 7 of the best tri suits from £49.99-£98 This year we’ve tested 21suits across all price points so you can find the best tri suit for your training and racing.…

  • Enve SES Aero Bar Review

    25th June 2014

    Enve’s SES Aero bars tested, rated and reviewed Enve SES Aero bar £1,150 enve.com; enve.com; saddleback.co.uk Designed by aerodynamics superstar Simon Smart, Enve’s SES Aero Bar has been painstakingly refined in the wind tunnel for optimum aero efficiency and performance.…

  • Helly Hansen 2 in 1 Jacket Review

    19th June 2014

    Helly Hansen 2 in 1 jacket tested, rated and reviewed Helly Hansen 2 in 1 jacket £120 hellyhansen.com Triathlon challenges the wardrobe like no other activity. The Helly Hansen Windfoil 2 in 1 jacket/gilet usefully blocks the breezes encountered while…

  • Raleigh Aura Comp Triathlon Bike Review

    17th June 2014

    Raleigh’s Aura Comp TT/triathlon bike tested, rated and reviewed Raleigh Aura Comp £1,600 raleigh.co.uk Let’s be frank here, Raleigh’s Aura isn’t the prettiest machine you will ever see. But it’s a pretty quick, well equipped and a surprisingly comfortable triathlon…

  • Nike Lunarglide +5 Running Shoes Review

    15th June 2014

    Nike Lunarglide +5 running shoes tested, rated and reviewed Nike Lunarglide +5 £90 nike.com Nike’s Lunarlon midsole tech continues to win runners over with its soft, but not mushy, cushioning. The new, marginally lighter (260g) Lunarglide +5, uses a similar…

  • On Cloud Running Shoes Review

    14th June 2014

    On Cloud running shoes tested, rated and reviewed On Cloud £110 On-running.com On’s newest running shoes replace the rounded cloud lugs of the rest of the range – which have teeth to grip together on impact – with broader, squarer…

  • TYR Special Ops 2.0 Goggles Review

    13th June 2014

    TYR Special Ops 2.0 open water goggles tested, rated and reviewed TYR Special Ops 2.0 £23.90 tyrswimwear.co.uk These patriotic goggles from TYR have smoked, polarised lenses that the company says cuts through 99.9 per cent of surface glare, making them…