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14 Triathlon Wetsuits Reviewed

  • By Shaun Guest and Jené Shaw
  • Published Jun 13, 2013
  • Updated Oct 7, 2013 at 8:58 PM UTC
Photo: John David Becker

Blueseventy Reaction

$395, Blueseventy.com
The draw: All-rounder

There’s a reason the Reaction is Blueseventy’s most popular suit—it has the flexibility and buoyant feel of a high-end suit without the $500-plus price tag. The Reaction suits swimmers with a decent kick, as the 4mm buoyancy in the lower legs (compared with the 5mm in the torso) doesn’t limit power derived from the kicking motion. When they updated this suit, Blueseventy lowered the neckline and decreased the bulk around the zipper, which kept testers chafe-free even after a long ocean swim. Although exit is relatively easy, liquid tape allows you to cut the leg to your desired height.

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