SKINS TRI400 Compression Sleeveless Front Zip Tri Suit from Best Triathlon Kits 2014
Best Triathlon Kits 2014
SKINS TRI400 Compression Sleeveless Front Zip Tri Suit
True to the SKINS ethos, this tri suit incorporates dynamic gradient compression, which increases the delivery of oxygen to working muscles. The TRI400 Elastic Interface Technology chamois is ultra light and delivers a great combination of comfort and performance. A front zipper allows for increased temperature control while racing and a sleek all-around fit make this a go-to one-piece option.
2XU G:2 Compression Tri Singlet and Shorts
Offering some of the best durability and performance in a sleek package, the G:2 Compression Tri Singlet and Shorts offer the benefits of a compression garment. Utilizing 2XU’s unique ICE X2 fabric, this kit will also help to lower body temperature by up to 5 degrees Fahrenheit. With UPF 50+ sun protection and superior moisture-wicking capabilities, the G:2 is the total package. If you’re in search of a one piece suit, check out the G:2 Compression Trisuit.
$134.95 (singlet), $129.95; 2xu.com
Sugoi RS Tri Suit
Made with 80 percent polyester and 20 percent spandex, the RS Tri Suit offers hydrodynamic performance, while remaining comfortable for biking and running. Flat locked seams make for a low-profile fit and also help skirt issues with chafing and bunching. If you’re looking for a similar two-piece option, check out Sugoi’s RS Tri Tank or RPM Tank and RS Tri Shorts.
Zoot Ultra Tri Racesuit
Zoot’s top of the line one-piece option, the Ultra Tri Racesuit’s unique use of ULTRAcarbon anti-friction panels make for less chafing and the best moisture and odor management possible. For women, the built-in bra with Dynamic X postural support is an important feature and for all athletes, the Integra 2D chamois technology makes for a quick drying garment that still offers the protection an athlete needs over the long haul.
Soas Racing Vintage Race Tri Shorts and Tank
Built for women only, this two-piece kit features an elastic-free waistband for better comfort and fit than many of its competitors. A single-layer fleece pad means less friction on the ride and wider leg holes reduce uncomfortable pinching. Paired with the tank, the set offers five pockets for everything from gels to bars to salt tabs.
$90 (shorts), $90 (tank); soasracing.com
TYR Competitor Tank and Shorts
Balancing comfort and performance, the Competitor Tank’s specialized compression web increases blood flow to the muscles, while also remaining soft and breathable. Both the Tank and Shorts incorporate anti-chafe construction and UPF 50+ for even the hottest racing conditions. What’s more, a stretch woven drawcord and silicone beaded leg gripper mean these shorts give a customized fit.
$71.99 (6” women’s and 7” men’s shorts), $71.99 (women’s tank), $69.99 (men’s tank); tyr.com
Orca RS1 Killa Racesuit
Utilizing some of the industry’s most cutting edge construction techniques, the RS1 Killa Racesuit is built for the discerning triathlete. With Featherlite fabric on the lower half of the suit, paired with HydroSkn on the top, you get superior hydrodynamics, breathability and performance all in one package. Lightweight fabric sewn with bonded seams give this suit a second skin fit that aids in both comfort and speed.