Beginner Triathlon Gear Checklist

  • By T.J. Murphy
  • Published Feb 27, 2013
  • Updated Jan 29, 2015 at 6:17 PM UTC

Cycling shorts

The key: The chamois pad needs to be forgiving, and the shorts themselves must hold it in place and prevent the pad from scrunching.

Find yours: Try bib shorts. The suspender-like upper portion looks goofy to the uninitiated, but prevents the pad from creating pressure points by bunching.

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