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Triathlon

 

Here you will find information about the fast growing sport of triathlon. Whether your just starting out and looking to compete in your first event or your looking to improve your performance, we have the products and the knowledge to help.

We have listed below a typical starter package and various optional upgrades that will help you get going.

 

We can create a fully custom package based on your exact requirements, if you would like to discuss this further with one of our specialist's please feel free to contact us on 01202 775588

 

Below is a guide to the products to look at to start on the triathlon road:

 

BIKE

 

There is 100's of bikes available on the market but you dont have to go out and spend £1000's to get a decent bike to get you going. We stock some of the best brands in the market including Specialized, Cannondale, Trek, Pinarello, Cervelo, Argon 18 and many more. Below are three starter bikes that will be ideal for starting out in the triathlon world.

We offer a free professional bike fitting with all new bikes.

If you would like to discuss your bike requirements - give us a call on 01202 775588

 

Cannondale CAAD8 Tiagra 2011

Specialized Allez Double 2011

Trek 1.2C 2011

 

SHOES

 

There are a couple of options with shoes, you can either use standard road shoes that you would use for your general road riding, or you can use specific tri shoes which use a larger main strap for ultimate speed in the transitions.

Below are an example of both a road shoe and a tri shoe.

 

Specialized Sport Road Shoe 2011

Specialized Trivent Sport 2011

 

 

PEDALS

 

We stock pedals from the best brands on the market, most popular coming from Look, Shimano, Mavic & Speedplay - as you increase in quality the weight of the pedals reduces by using materials including carbon and titanium. Road specific pedals give to rider a good solid platform and great power transfer.

 

Mavic Sprint Pedals 2011

Look Keo Classic Pedals 2011

 

 

HELMET

 

The most important part of any cyclist kit bag, a helmet is a must have. Helmets range from £30.00 to £160.00, they are all exactly the same safety standard, by spending more money you will gain better ventilation and safe of the weight. We stock the full range of helmets from both Specialized and Giro. For the triathlon enthusiast an aero helmet would be well worth a look as this will gain you those all important seconds.

 

 

Specialized Echelon Helmet

Specialized TT2 Aero Helmet

 

TRISUIT

 

Tri suits can be worn over all three elements of a triathlon, you can either buy a one piece or a two piece suit. Having one garment means the transition times a kept to a minimum with just footwear needing to change. A two piece suit is preferred over a longer distance event.

The 2011 triathlon stock will be arriving march 2011. We stock products from 2XU, ORCA & Zone 3.

 

 

WETSUIT

 

Reserved for open water swimming a wetsuit regulates your body temperature allowing for better performance and also gives extra boyancy. Tri specific wetsuits have extra flexability in the areas under the arms to allow for better movement. On higher end suits the design features also include water channeling for better performance.

We stock the full range of suits from 2XU and ORCA. For a wetsuit fitting or advice please call 01202 775588

Full 2011 range will be available from March 2011.

 

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 OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Here is a list of extra accessories that can improve your performance and make the whole experience more enjoyable 

 

Race Number Belt - Attach your race number and storage of gels

Saddle Bag - Storage for tools & essentials

Body Glide - Non greasy skin lubricant to reduce soreness

Chamois Creme - Reduces friction, prolongs chamois life & improves comfort

Lock Laces- Saves time in transitions

Tri-Bars - Will improve aerodynamics which improves your bike times

Compression Clothing - Reduces fatigue and muscle soreness

Multi-Tool- For those unexpected mechanical issues

Computer- Keeps track of your speed and times

Bottle cage - Hydration is essential so make sure you have plenty of fluid

 

 

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For more information on any of the products listed above please either email info@primera-sports.com or phone 01202 775588

We can put specific packages together based on your exact requirements.

We offer a free professional bike fitting with all new bikes.

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