essential tri equipment
3:58pm, 14 Dec 2013
Chris the FishThose tri packages have most things covered, this is my (novice to improver) kit list..
Hole punch for race number
Tape for gels
Towel for after
Towel for transition
Change of clothes
Water for after
Energy drink for bike
Water for bike
Gels/food for during race
Snacks/food for before
Protein shake for after
Goggles (light and dark)
Mat (if T1 not carpeted)
Tyre levers & patches
This has been edited, I've taken out lucky teddy, copy of the beano, sabotage equipment etc, but you get the drift.
You won't need all of this for every tri, but it's quite good as a guide.
Hope this helps
4:07pm, 14 Dec 2013
Raptors claws are coming to townYou need a big car. Everything else is small print.
8:26pm, 14 Dec 2013
oprahI forgot that the package also includes a tri suit, which has pushed me over to that camp definitively, as it's just too good a deal to pass up, and if I like tri I will probably want a better bike in a year anyway, whether I spend £500 or £800 now.
I think I need a life preserver. The rest of the stuff I'm good with.
Hmm, I foresee a dilemma with the watch. I use my Timex in the pool and my very basic Garmin for both cycling and running. Changing watches seems like a waste of time. Hmm.
8:28pm, 14 Dec 2013
oprahRe tri clubs, there is one nearby. I should probably join, although that is breaking my rulebook of this hobby not taking over my finances! The people at one of the pools I use are seriously hardcore. I would not want to run into them on the street.
8:00am, 1 Feb 2014
southcoastclaretI don't bother timing the swim - they do that for you! I just have my Garmin ready on the bike and press start when I get on.
3:26pm, 6 Feb 2014
Chris - do you really take all that stuff?
Bike /drink on bike
towel and clothing afterwards
It's only an oly
3:30pm, 6 Feb 2014
Nick Cookre life preserver. Rubber rings in the shape of a swan don't go down too well.
10:18pm, 5 Mar 2014
Chris the FishGobi, no, it's my checklist of things I may need.
Although I do like to be prepared
3:03pm, 12 Jul 2014
Just me!Hi all, I am a tri athlete and app developer, and was wondering if there was an app for training or racing you would find beneficial,or feel the current market doesn't provide it, have a feature you would really like? Any feedback would be great. Thanks Justin.
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