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15 Must-Haves: Essential Beginner Tri Gear

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Nov 10, 2011
  • Updated Apr 27, 2012 at 4:36 PM UTC
A race belt is an easy and affordable way to keep your race number in place during the race. Photo: Nils Nilsen


Tri suit
The idea of triathlon is to get from start to finish in the least amount of time, and changing from bike shorts into running shorts eats up that time, so using a tri kit allows you to wear the same outfit from start to finish. Comprising quick-drying fabric and a small chamois to make the bike ride more comfortable, they’ll help you get from swim to bike to run much more swiftly.

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