Your Daily Game Plan
The best triathlon gear to go from couch to finish line
With 134,000 active members, the USA Triathlon organization has never been more popular.
And that doesn't count other amateurs swimming, cycling and running like weekend warriors.
Want to give a race a shot? Then get the gear that will make you a star on land and in the sea.
Wetsuits keep you warm in cold water — duh. But an outfit like the Reaction not only keeps you toasty, but it balances the body's buoyancy, which keeps you even ... and makes you faster than an aroused porpoise.
Buy here; Starting at $247
Speed, endurance and good looks are important factors when choosing a significant other (and a bike!). The Speed Concept 2 Series is manufactured with lightweight aluminum and its design incorporates storage compartments (for food, tools, Japanese body pillow, etc.) into a drag-resisting frame.
Find a dealer near your; Starting at $1,980
Annoyances like laces make transition eat up precious time. With the Ultra Kalani 2.0, you eliminate lace tying and you can go sockless — a major advantage when changing disciplines, and a huge disadvantage to everybody else's nostrils.
Buy here; $140