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Fitness

Gear Up for Your Triathlon

Training for a tri? Check out the running, biking, and swimming gear that helped writer (and triathlete!) Rachel Sturtz cross the finish line.
Triathlon bike gear Second Leg: Biking

Bike
The women-specific Specialized Amira Comp bike has a lightweight carbon-based frame with a lower center bar for more comfort. Attach clip-in pedals and you're unstoppable. ($2,700, specialized.com for dealers)

Shoes
Shimano SH-WT51 women's triathlon shoes boast sock-free comfort and a weightless carbon fiber outsole. ($190, bike.shimano.com for stores)

Helmet
The 21 vents in the featherweight Bell Bellisima Luxe Pink Slice helmet help keep you cool. Tighten the fit with a dial in back. ($45, bellbikehelmets.com)

Top
The chafe-free Zoot TRI Racerback top has side pockets for gels; the comfy Zoot TRI 4 shorts have extra grip on the leg bands to prevent them from riding up. ($65 top, $60 shorts, zootsports.com)

Gloves
Protect your paws with padded Specialized Women's BG Gel Gloves. ($35, specialized.com)

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