15 Must-Haves: Essential Beginner Tri Gear

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  • 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

Flat kit bag
Gotta have this one (and know how to use the goods within). Installed underneath your saddle, this little bag should be stocked with the essentials should you experience a flat tire, including a mini-pump, a tube and tire levers. Check with your local shop to see if it offers seminars on how to change a flat. Because like death and taxes, flat tires are inevitable. Be prepared.

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