The ShowerPill is an athlete body wipe. It is a thick disposable cloth that allows for a quick clean-off after getting sweaty when you need to look presentable or just want to feel cleaner. I do hate how wasteful they are, but they have come in really handy in some situations. I like having some [...]
Thought you might find this article interesting, as I did. It talks about the benefits and disadvantages of riding a tri bike with the cleat in the center of your foot (as opposed to the more common ball of your foot). I have had so much difficulty with pedal placement in long races; I am [...]
It was five years ago. We had just arrived in Australia for the first time and had three weeks ahead of us on the trip of a lifetime. Then my feet and shins started to hurt. Walking just a few blocks was painful. What could this mean for our trip with two people who planned [...]
I received a Yeti Cooling Towel one time in a race packet. It's advertised as a cloth that can be worn around your head or neck etc to help stay cool. When wet, it is supposed to provide rapid cooling as opposed to other fabrics. I used mine for the first time on my recent [...]
A few tips to consider before making another tri purchase.
I went running in my Tri shorts this morning and was thinking about how many miles I have been able to put into them - both running and on the bike. I find them great for running in the summer because I can just wear the single layer of fabric (I prefer underwear with my [...]
Could a brightly colored foam tube make you safer on the bike?
I have a long sleeve shirt that can cover up my hands like a little mitten. I hadn't ever used this feature until recently, but in doing so, I discovered that it is just a delightful design on a cool day. While you can of course pull your sleeves down when running, by covering up [...]
When open water swimming, it is smart (in most locations and situations) to swim with a brightly colored floatation device. This one (or something similar - there are a number of this same design on the market) is super easy to use, has a little pocket, deflates and blows up easily, and I don't notice [...]
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