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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


Helmet
No, you don’t need an aero helmet. And you don’t need a $225 one with vented channels and carbon fiber structure. A $75 brain bucket will protect your head just as well as the expensive ones. Just be sure to get it from your local bike shop, which generally carries brands that have passed standardized testing for safety. Bell, Giro and Specialized are among the top names in the category.

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