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THE LATEST TRIATHLON PRODUCTS TESTED TO THE LIMIT

POC SALOMON

S-LAB SENSE ULTRA www.salomon.com

A lightweight racing shoe for midfoot and forefoot trail runners, the S-Lab Sense Ultra provides midfoot protection and durability for long, demanding races.

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The award winning Tempor helmet is designed to provide the cutting edge advantage needed in time trial bike races. It has superior aerodynamic and safety performance and the EPS liner provides a high level of protection with increased thickness at the most exposed areas. In the development process, POC involved the Olympic time trial medallist Gustav Larsson and aerodynamic specialists from Semcon. POC’s new conceptual approach to aerodynamics and speed was to look at the rider as one body mass, rather than isolating the head from the rest of the body. POC also used advanced CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) analysis for evaluation and optimisation. SIZES: M-L (55-58 cm), XL-XXL (59-62 cm)

LOUIS GARNEAU

SWIFT

NEUROGEN www.swiftcarbon.com

Neurogen is our no-compromise Time Trial (TT)/Tri frame. It’s designed to meet UCI regulations for TT frames, but triathletes – who don’t need to worry about UCI regulations – can also use our innovative front end setup for even lower drag. With carefully designed aero tube profiles and concealed brakes, Neurogen is ready to beat the clock. • UCI approved • Full carbon PF30 bottom bracket • Built for maximum power transfer • Latest aerodynamic technology • Rotor FLOW TT crank-set • A matrix of filament layers for added stiffness

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TEMPOR HELMET RRP - R4 000

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TRI X-LITE SHOES RRP - R3 000 www.fitsportslab.com

The brand new ultra-light triathlon shoe from Louis Garneau was designed with performance and speed - both on the bike and in transition. The Carbon HM Air-Lite outsole and 4.3 mm carbon platform provide excellent power transfer and ventilation. For a fast and efficient transition, a woven puller holds the shoe in a horizontal position on the bike, a Velcro tab keeps the closure strap open and a stiff rear puller is easy to grab and pull. The Power Flex closure system offers reversed straps that enhance support without pressure points while allowing a fast transition. The lightweight sandwich mesh upper dries quickly and provides ventilation, so your feet stay dry and comfortable. Sizes: Available from 38 - 48 Euro. Approximate weight: (size 42/1 shoe) : 219 g/7.7 oz. Optimum fit.


ZIPP

202 FIRECREST CARBON CLINCHER WHEEL SET RRP- R24 000 www.capecycles.co.za

GAERNE

KONA G TRI SHOES www.jjcycling.co.za

- Speedplay specific Gaerne EPS carbon fibre sole - Tri specific reverse velcro closure system - Breathable single piece upper - Injection moulded heel cup - Ventilated insole - Air ventilation system - Handmade in Italy - Available in sizes 41 to 47

32Gi

TRUMAG TABS www.32GI.com TruMag Tabs are the first true slow release magnesium. Each tablet releases for 8 continuous hours and is 100% absorbed (100% bioavailability). The patented product is unique in that it is infused with L-Carnitine, which is a free fatty acid transporter to the mitochondria that ultimately assists with the processing of fat for energy. The combination of magnesium and Carnitine is an athlete’s dream supplement, specifically due to the slow release maximum absorption rate. TruMag is easy and convenient to use; as simple as taking 1 tablet twice a day (morning and night) for 7 days and then dropping down to 1 tablet a day for maintenance. This 7-day load is not for the magnesium absorption as that is an immediate benefit - the Carnitine takes 7 days to be absorbed into the system completely. When taking TruMag, you can expect a reduction in the risk of cramping, delayed onset of muscle fatigue, less muscle stiffness after hard sessions (reduction of DOMS), immunity strengthening, and an increased benefit in fat fuelling ability (assuming that you also eat correctly).

Zipp took the classic 202 wheel set and transformed it into a stiff, lightweight and aerodynamic speed weapon ideal for every road you travel.

BLU SMOOTH

MK1 OPEN WATER WETSUIT RRP - R1 899 The blu smooth MK1 unisex swimming wetsuit utilises the finest materials and combines innovative design with quality construction. Designed by Kevin Richards to suit open water swimmers and triathletes of all levels, the MK1 delivers what any quality swimming wetsuit should and at a realistic price. Flexibility achieved through simple yet clever design combined with quality materials that vary in thickness in key areas. Quality construction and fabrics combine to provide maximum warmth without restricting swimming efficiency. Contact details : customercare@blusmooth.com

32Gi

FOODBAR www.32Gi.com 32Gi® Foodbar’s are a delicious meal in a wrapper. They are an ideal energy source for all sporting activities, providing +-240 calories of healthy carbohydrates, protein and fats. They can be used as a pre or training/racing meal, a post training recovery meal or just as a snack during the day. Suitable for children and diabetics.

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WATTBIKE

WATTBIKE www.wattbike.com

If your experience of training indoors is sitting for hours on a turbo trainer randomly pedalling away, then you might have just been wasting your time. Training using heart rate and power on a Wattbike means that you can exercise at exactly the right intensity for optimal gains based on your fitness. Establish your training zones on a Wattbike and you’ll have the most time-efficient training method available to a triathlete at any level.

CYTOSPORT

MUSCLE MILK RTD www.musclemilk.com 414ml Muscle Milk Ready-to-Drink (RTD) is a proteinenhanced functional beverage that promotes sustained energy, lean muscle growth, and recovery from exercise with a milkshake-like taste. Muscle Milk provides a precise blend of 25 grams of premium protein, healthy fats, good carbohydrates, and 20 vitamins and minerals in a lactosefree, gluten-free formula. Email: thewrightstuff@501.co.za

CYTOSPORT

CYTOMAX DROPS www.cytomax.com

Cytomax Energy Drops™ are a fully portable, chewable means by which athletes can carry additional fuel on longer efforts or when travelling. Delivering a precise blend of carbohydrates and essential electrolytes, Cytomax Energy Drops may be used before and during training. Each portable pouch provides ten individual chews. Email: thewrightstuff@501.co.za

CYTOSPORT

MUSCLE MILK 1KG www.musclemilk.com Muscle Milk consists of a precise blend of multi-source proteins, functional fats, low-sugar carbohydrates and 20 vitamins and minerals in a lactose-free formula. Muscle Milk is an ideal nutritional choice whether you are a performance athlete, watching your diet, or simply desire to gain strength & maintain lean muscle mass. Email: thewrightstuff@501.co.za

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ENDLESS POOLS

FASTLANE

Swim training in an Endless Pool Fastlane® is like swimming in open water – no turns, no shared lanes, no stopping. By eliminating turns, you get a better understanding of your true open water endurance. The water flow from the swim unit is wider than your body and deeper than your stroke, creating a smooth, comfortable, river-like current to swim against. Train as long as you want, on your schedule. What’s more, you’ll have the resources to do an entire triathlon in your neighbourhood – even practice transitions at home!  An underwater mirror allows you to monitor your stroke in real time. Seeing the benefits an Endless Pool provides, many leading triathletes and coaches have installed Endless Pools to provide their clients with the best possible tools to improve their swim technique. Swim Like a Fish Swim for miles without ever moving a metre! Proud dealers of Endless Pools Stephanie : 083 321 6990 Rudi: 082 880 0313

XLAB

REFILLABLE TORPEDO HYDRATION SYSTEM info@bicicletta.co.za

This ultralight and refillable horizontal aerobar hydration system combines cutting-edge aerodynamics with state-of-the-art ergonomics, and solves the triathlete’s need for an easily accessible and refillable hydration system that doesn’t slow them down or add drag. The BPA-Free XLAB Refillable Torpedo Hydration System has a 26-ounce capacity and is available in two different series. The 100 series features the Aero bottle, an aluminium mount, and a nylon composite cage with clear bite valves. The 400 model features the Aero bottle, carbon mount and a carbon cage with colour coordinated bite valve and spacers. Each series model is available with red or magenta accents. Refill Upgrade Kits will also be available for current Torpedo mounts and cages.

CYTOSPORT

CYTOMAX 2KG www.cytomax.com

Exclusive to Cytomax products, Alpha-LPolyLactate™ is a proprietary energy source proven to provide energy longer and faster. Cytomax lowers acid in muscles, which prevents burning and cramping during training and helps reduce soreness and speed recovery. Email: thewrightstuff@501.co.za


HUUB

AERIOUS WETSUIT www.t3multisports.co.za One suit, two differing buoyancies and the perfect combination of what you need to really maximise your potential. Flexibility, stretch, stroke alignment and the exclusive X-O Skeleton. No other mid-level wetsuit on the market today helps your stroke, kick and body position like the Aerious. Available in two differing buoyancies (4:4 and 3:5), with the unique X-O Skeleton to aid body and arm crossover alignment for correct positioning and reduced snaking/fish tailing in the water. Combine this with the most flexible lining material available and neoprene flexibility, thickness and stretch combination that is unmatched in the industry and you have all the help you need in the swim.

BIOGEN

ENERGY PORRIDGE www.biogen.co.za

BIOGEN HUUB

AXENA WETSUIT www.t3multisports.co.za Every superhero needs a suit . . . enter the HUUB aXena! The net result of over 12 months of refinement and working with athletes across the globe. Named after Caroline Steffen, also known as ‘Xena’, this suit sees HUUB taking the NBR composite -39 X-O skeleton™ and wrapping the thighs and hips to deliver increased buoyancy and improved body alignment. The exclusive Bicep-Release™ provides improved arm flexion and Calf Release™ gives the achilles and calf muscle freedom of movement, allowing you to strike fear into the hearts of your competition. 3mm upper body flexibility and 5mm composite materials have been tested to deliver significantly better buoyancy than any other neoprene on the market and HUUB have the test data to prove it.

HUUB

SWIM SKIN www.t3multisports.co.za Whether you are heading to World Champs, competing in a non-wetsuit swim or looking for the ultimate swim training suit, the HUUB Swim Skin SKN-1 is the greatest tool to aid your potential in any non-wetsuit swim environment. Produced from the finest Italian fabric, with panels placed in specific locations to replicate the already proven X-O Skeleton of a HUUB wetsuit, these suits compress the body shape to reduce frontal drag, redistribute body mass to change the body’s centre of buoyancy and smooth your profile surface. Not only will you feel like a World Champ, but you’ll soon be swimming like one too.

HUUB

TRIATHLON SUITS www.t3multisports.co.za By creating a harmony of fabrics, coatings and tested designs, HUUB bring you the perfect all distance tri suit. Low friction, lower weight, lower fluid and heat absorption combine with a fit pattern unique to HUUB. Exhaustive research and testing sees the creation of a garment you’ll never want to take off.

ENERGY OATS BARS www.biogen.co.za A great tasting, high performance endurance bar with added L-glutamine, electrolytes, D-ribose & phosphates. An ideal electrolyte replacement that also boosts energy levels! Biogen Energy Oats Bars combine great taste with quality ingredients in order to assist with better performance, or just for an anytime energy snack in the day. These crunchy, rolled oat textured energy bars are available in both a chocolate coated apple flavour and a sweeter, yoghurt coated berry option.

BIOGEN

ENERGY GELS www.biogen.co.za As a renowned supplier of sports, vitamins and energy products, Biogen have finally reintroduced the ever popular glycogen and electrolyte replacement Energy Gels back onto the market. Providing a combination of slower and faster releasing carbohydrates and electrolytes, Biogen Energy Gels offer an ideal and convenient way to boost energy and improve performance whilst reducing fatigue and cramping. Now in 3 brand new, tasty flavours including Naartjie, Vanilla and a caffeine variant in the form of Cafe Latte. Available from Dis-Chem pharmacies, Leading Pharmacy Group and Cycle Lab stores nationwide. For more info visit: www.biogen.co.za or follow @BiogenSA on Twitter.

HUUB

TRANSITION BAG www.t3multisports.co.za Tired of struggling with plastic boxes? Want to look look super cool and composed when entering transition? Then check out the HUUB transition bag! This bag’s 32-litre volume has enough space for all your race day gear and is designed to be comfortable enough to exercise with. The waterproof compartment is big enough to carry up to a size XL wetsuit. Huge to store all your essential tri gear. Waterproof storage area for wetsuits and tri-suits (up to size XL). Storage compartments for shoes and helmets. Multiple pockets for storing tools, cards and key essentials. Padded straps for improved comfort. Back padding with mesh fabric for cooler body moulded comfort. Large entry for ease of kit location. Reflective trim for night/morning riding. Inner mesh sleeve for laptops and goggles. The list of features goes on and on.

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5-HOUR ENERGY

5-HOUR ENERGY SHOT www.5hourenergy.co.za

Introduced in 2004 and found to be light, portable and effective, 5-hour ENERGY® shots quickly became the no nonsense way for working adults to stay bright and alert. It’s packed with B-vitamins and amino acids. It has zero sugar, zero herbal stimulants and four calories. For more information, contact info@energyshot-africa.co.za

KT TAPE

www.energyshot-africa.co.za Whether you’re training for your first marathon, getting ready for your next game, reaching a personal fitness goal, or just trying to get through the day, you already know that nothing slows you down faster than pain and injury. KT Tape is lightweight, comfortable to wear, and can be used for hundreds of common injuries such as lower back pain, knee pain, shin splints, carpal tunnel syndrome, and tennis elbow, just to name a few. KT Tape not only looks good, but it also provides 24-hour relief per application for days at a time through sweat, strain and humidity, and can even be worn in water thanks to our specially designed adhesive. info@energyshot-africa.co.za

NUUN

ACTIVE HYDRATION www.energyshot-africa.co.za You sweat - Nuun Active Hydration replenishes. Nuun are electrolyte enhanced drink tabs designed to keep you optimally hydrated, wherever your active lifestyle takes you. · Packed with electrolytes, with a light flavour, no sugars or carbs, and portable, Nuun Active Hydration is the perfect sports drink. · The electrolytes found in Nuun will help alleviate cramps, help muscles function and communicate, and burn energy efficiently. · Nuun Active Hydration comes in 14 flavours: Banana, Orange, Lemon Lime, Strawberry Lemonade, Fruit Punch, Kona Cola, Lemon Tea, TriBerry, Grape, Tropical, Citrus Fruit, Cherry Limeade, Watermelon, and Lemonade. info@energyshot-africa.co.za

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BONK TRIATHLON www.t3multisports.co.za

The unique grass roots clothing label for those who like to swim, bike and run. With a focus on the camaraderie and lifestyle of being an endurance athlete, this clothing label aspires to be different, focused on bringing new energy into the world of triathlon and endurance sport by combining fresh and funky design with a fun and relaxed take on things. Hoodies, T-shirts and accessories are available in South Africa through T3 Multisports .

T-shirts, hoodies and race accessories for those who like to Swim, Bike and Run.

Triathlon is not just a sport, it’s a way of life.

bonk@t3multisports.co.za | www.t3multisports.co.za

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FUJI

TT BIKES

www.larcdistributors.co.za The pinnacle of Fuji innovation, design, and engineering, the Norcom Straight is one of the fastest bikes in the world. But most importantly, it offers more positioning options than any other superbike. If speed is the goal, fit comes first. Meet the Norcom Straight.

SRAM

RED 22 GROUP-SET RRP - R32 000 WITH BB30 CRANK-SET www.capecycles.co.za

SRAM RED 22 delivers a wider and smoother gear ratio. The 16. HydroR brake systems improve braking power and offer the perfect balance of modulation, with less hand effort. In the simplest terms, more control. Riders can descend faster, brake later, and ride with more confidence. SRAM is proud of the advancements that come with our new Twenty-two HydroR groupsets. We wish to thank our sponsored teams, particularly the technicians and riders, for affirming our technologies and helping us lead the way towards improved performance and continued innovation.

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