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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

Transition towel or mat
This is a simple one: A towel or mat serves as a visual marker of where your bike is once out of the water (many triathletes get towels that look as crazy as possible to make finding that spot even easier). It’s also a clean, dry place to stand while hauling off your wetsuit or putting on your run shoes.

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