Should I buy a heart rate monitor?

A while ago I went over the pros and cons of owning a GPS watch. But you’ll notice I didn’t recommend a heart rate monitor. Moderately lengthy story short – a GPS watch is not a necessity but I don’t consider it a luxury. I’m in favor of them as long as you don’t go overboard. But I’ve seen it too many times. You go to buy a GPS watch and…Oh man, for only $50

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Do you need a triathlon bike?

Q: Do I need a triathlon bike? A: Any bike is a triathlon bike if you use it for triathlons S: Thanks, jerk. OK, you’ve decided to do a triathlon – congrats! But what the heck are these funny looking bikes, they don’t look normal. Do I┬áneed a triathlon (aka TT, Time Trial) specific bike to do a triathlon? Probably not. What is the difference between a triathlon and road bike? Ask a triathlete this

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How to buy a used bike on Craigslist

How to buy a bike? So you want to buy a bike and don’t want to spend a lot of money? You’re not alone. Buying a used bike is one of the best ways to score a deal but it’s also a great way to get ripped the heck off. There are tons of bad deals out there and sometimes you’re better off buying new. It’s also overwhelming so I’m here to teach you how to buy a used

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How to buy cheap running shoes

Running shoes don’t need to be confusing. How I buy cheap running shoes. Talk to a runner and you’ll eventually end up talking shoes. And probably pooping. If you ask 10 runners what their favorite running shoe is you’ll get 10 different answers. Awesome. Choosing a running shoe can be overwhelming and the questions endless. Do I buy a minimalist or maximalist shoe? Do I need a trainer or a performance shoe? Are expensive shoes any

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