Rudy Rush Wingspan - Featured

Gear Review: Rudy Project Wingspan and Rush Helmets

As part of our triathlon series, we also had a chance to check out some of the latest offerings helmet offerings from the Rudy Project. For our road rides and more basic training activities, we used their Rush road helmet and for more flat rides and in competition we used their Wingspan TT. Both represent the breadth of the offering that Rudy Project provides and looking at each one individually ...

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Altra Provision 2.0 Featured

Shoe Review: Altra Provision 2.0

There are very few innovators in the running shoe market and by that I mean companies that are truly changing the way we we think about running shoe design. Most improvements that come to market are more aesthetic in nature and only result in small performance increases. Altra, on the other hand, is one of those companies that has built its foundation on changing the way people run. Their goal ...

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Wahoo Kickr - Featured

Tech Review: Wahoo Kickr Trainer

One of the greatest pieces of equipment ever to find its way into my cycling and athletic arsenal is my Wahoo Kickr. I say this as someone who has been riding it for a few years now and have been using it well before I was ever involved with this site, so I speak from a place of confidence. If you are looking for a top notch home trainer that ...

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Gear Review: Rudy Project Ergomask Sunglasses

As part of our triathlon feature, we partnered with The Rudy Project to show off some of their latest and greatest within their sunglass line. They have long been known in the tri world for providing the best in eyewear and head protection and to kick it off, I wanted to provide a little more info on their Ergomask sunglasses, one of the latest and greatest in their line. The Ergomask ...

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Recon Jet Review - Featured

Tech Review: Recon Jet Smart Eyewear

Wearable technology has always felt slightly out of reach for the performance athletic world and sure many companies have tried, but for the most part what we have been left with are trendier GPS watches, fitness trackers, and heart rate monitors. So when Recon Instruments released their Recon Jet smart eyewear, we wrote a quick preview about their potential to disrupt a relatively untapped area of the market, specifically eyewear. ...

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Zoot PCH Running Shorts

Apparel Review: Zoot PCH 6” Running Shorts

Zoot has long been known as a triathlon apparel company, but these past few years of seeing them make major inroads into the running market. In this quick review, I wanted to give you a quick look at the Zoot to PCH running shorts as I've been using them for quite a while and I don't think they've gotten the due respect they deserve. The PCH Shorts are much like your ...

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SmartWool PhD Ultra-Light and Light Socks

Apparel Review: SmartWool PhD Run Ultra Light and Light Socks

SmartWool is a name pretty much synonymous with hiking and trekking from a sock perspective, but not many people know that they produce running and even some cycling apparel is well. We recently had a chance to test out their new Light and Ultra Light PhD running socks and these things are honestly pretty awesome and a welcome addition to your running wardrobe. SmartWool's Approach to Running The first thing is you'll ...

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Salomon S-Lab X-Series

Shoe Review: Salomon S-LAB X-SERIES

First off I'll kick this off by saying I've run in various pairs of Salomon trail shoes throughout the years so I'm pretty familiar with their features and design. Their quality has always been very high and their customer support and warrantee replacement program has always been top notch. So when the new S-Lab X-Series came across my desk and I was pretty pumped to see all that trail experienced packed ...

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Turbine

Tech Review: Turbine

In this round, we are taking a look at the Turbine from Rhinomed, which is designed to increase the airflow level in all athletes, from recreational up through professional. When this little gadget showed up on our gear review desk, everyone wanted to try it and many were dubious. I got the nod to take it for a spin because as far back as I can remember I've had some ...

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CSX Compression Socks

Clothing Review: Champion CSX Compression Sport Socks

Compression technology has been taking off in the recent years, we've all seen it races all those calf sleeves and socks that more and more runners seem to be wearing. It's almost become a staple on the ultra scene where almost every one out of two athletes is wearing them. We've all questioned how much they can really help and you've probably weighed trying them on yourselves, so we went ahead and did ...

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