Triathlon - multiuse gear
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02-16-08, 04:43 PM
i am getting outfitted for my first triathlon
i am looking for a combination aero helmet and swim cap
who makes them and are they against regulartion
02-16-08, 04:49 PM
Weren't you looking for DH bike LITERALLY two minutes ago?
combination aero helmet and swim cap
What? You’re kidding right?
02-16-08, 04:59 PM
This kid wants a DH bike for riding to school, so don't be surprised....
I'm not sure if you're trolling or not, so I'm going to assume that you are *not* and give you a completely serious, totally straight answer.
The Giro Advantage II is the best combination aero helmet/swim cap on the market right now. The "fin" off the back of the helmet reduces drag in the water, and then on the bike gives you a substantial aerodnamic savings. It also protects your head from the jostling that always occurs during the mass open-water swim starts, so what's not to like!
02-16-08, 09:52 PM
Oh man... what's your first race? I really have to be there to watch, the swimmer with a bike helmet. Should be a sight to remember.
02-17-08, 12:09 AM
I saw someone run a short reverse triathlon wearing a full skinsuit, helmet, and swim goggles for the entire race. :D
It was an offseason race (middle of december last year) where alot of people just go out and have fun. :)
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