As the holiday season approaches, the
Triathlete magazine editors have done the legwork to find a slew of products from every price range to give to your triathlete friends, family and even your triathlon supporters. Here are our picks for gifts over $100.
BMC TT01 Frameset, $11,999.99 For that super-special someone, the customizable, handmade TT01 frameset features the refinement (and price tag) that Swiss products are famous for. Bmc-racing.com Campagnolo Corkscrew, $250 This 12-inch tall corkscrew is a classic Campy gem of beauty and quality. Campagnolo.com Oakley Holeshot Watch, $550 Oakley keeps wowing us with its innovative designs, such as this fancy yet functional watch created for the active lifestyle. It’s water resistant, durable and engineered with a Swiss-made chronograph that even measures split times to a tenth of a second. Oakley.com Rudy Project Sunglasses, $149.99-$174.99 Who says you can’t look cool in the off-season? The Ability and Ultimatum sunglasses are tailored and designed specifically for athletes who want all the benefits of high-tech eyewear without compromising style. Rudyprojectusa.com Blueseventy Axis Wetsuit, $550 Give the gift of better buoyancy to your triathlete honey with a suit built to lift up the muscle-dense thighs and calves of runners and cyclists in the water, allowing for a more streamlined position and faster swim splits. Blueseventy.com Me and Goji Cereal Club, $299 for 12 months Give the breakfast version of a wine club, in which you get to try out two different organic cereals per month, with each nutrient-dense cereal geared toward the active lifestyle. Plus, the company guarantees that it’ll replace any cereal you don’t just love. Meandgoji.com Nixon “The Shutter” watch, $100 Always on the cutting edge of cleverly simple watch designs, we love elegance of The Shutter, which comes with a stainless steel skeleton and a leather band. Nixonnow.com Ruster Hen House Bicycle Travel Case, $495 The best gifts are the ones that keep on giving, such as the Ruster Hen House bike travel case, which is designed so you can pack your bike in two separate bags and avoid excessive airline bike fees in the process. Rustersports.com TYR Convoy Transition Backpack, $180 This isn’t a middle-schooler’s backpack; it’s an external frame pack worthy of an overnight camping trip that happens to be designed to carry triathlon gear. Its main compartment folds completely open to reveal three compartments for swim, bike and run gear. TYR.com