Triathlon Gear List: Off Road vs On Road
What gear do I need to race off road triathlon?
In this article I compare road triathlon to off-road triathlon gear. Athletes trying off-road triathlon (or ‘cross triathlon’ as the discipline is now defined) for the first time often find they need some new gear to start competing.
This is the typical pre-race gear organization photo for an Ironman event:
Here I am with my stuff before the World Champs in Maui:
You can see that racing an Ironman road event and racing an XTERRA off-road event requires very different gear. I made this list so athletes coming from any distance of road triathlon can figure out what they need to get to start racing in the dirt. Read more