Of all the kit we need to buy when starting out in triathlon, a wetsuit can be one of the more confusing. For those new to the sport, it’s not always obvious what makes a triathlon wetsuit specific to the requirements of swimming, and what to look out for when shopping for one. At RGActive […]
Triathlon apparel has come a long way since the 80’s with people sporting speedos and crop-tops (and that was just the men). With the growth of triathlon as a more mainstream sport, an increasing number of manufactures are getting into the multisport market bringing innovation and pushing the technology of kit design. This now means […]
But, then I ran in them… I started off with a short run (30mins) and over a period of a few weeks; before my first race; I built up the mileage monitoring everything I could about how the shoe felt, what my form was like and how I recovered after. I still feel like I have more running to do but my impressions so far are…. AWESOME!
Product: Lone Peak 1.5 Manufacturer: Altra Price: £105.00 Our performance rating: 9/10 Our price rating: 8/10 What we thought: Not the prettiest shoes I have ever worn on my feet and when I initially tried them they felt a little big with the very wide, squared off toe box. Things weren’t looking great, and with […]
The Gaerne Chrono G is no doubt the highest performance shoe in the Gaerne range; but even better than that, they are possible the best feeling shoe I have ever had on my foot and that says a lot! They do come with a hefty price tag though. A £299.99 price tag puts them on the level of some of the priciest non-custom shoes on the market.
I have weird feet. Stupid fat duck feet. Plain and simple. They’re wide, short, have high arches and a high instep to boot (see what I did there…) Ahem. This is a bit of a problem for someone keen on cycling.
I first got my hands on the ‘bling’ Carbon G.Air road shoes. These are the top of the range road shoes and are possibly the most comfortable shoes I have ever had on my feet, and I have had a lot of shoes! #KitJunkie
Like all of Giro’s designs the Savant is immediately comfortable, and light too, at just 260g (L). To fit, the helmet uses the company’s newest Roc Loc 5 dial ratchet system. This has a three-point vertical adjustment and a tiny dial that’s easy to adjust while riding, even with gloves on.