Fitbit unwraps Surge smartwatch

The world of optical heart rate monitors for athletes is growing fast – Fitbit has just taken the wraps off its new Surge, a ‘Fitness Super Watch’ which combines eight (count ‘em) sensors including GPS and optical HRM. Advertisement Unveiled alongside the more affordable Charge (£99) and Charge HR (£119) models – which combine activity tracking,…

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Live Q&A with Kona queen Mirinda Carfrae

After back-to-back wins on triathlon’s toughest stage, Australia’s Mirinda Carfrae can rightfully claim to be the world’s best long-course triathlete. Click Here: Borussia Dortmund soccer tracksuit Advertisement She’s kindly agreed to join us for a live Q&A at 7.30pm tonight (Wednesday 29 October) to field your questions! Whether it’s training issues, what went through her…

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Paul Smith 531 cycle wear collection – first look

Sitting comfortably? This new performance cycling collection from Paul Smith looks superb for the growing ‘cycling chic’ niche, but the prices may give you palpitations. Advertisement The Paul Smith 531 collection uses high-performance Swiss-made Schoeller 3xDRY fabric to fend off water while wicking moisture away from the body, and insulation and breathability is provided by…

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Gallery: Winter BallBuster 2014

Resolve was needed in spades for the 25th edition of the Winter BallBuster, with chilly wind and hammering rain battering duathletes on Box Hill in Surrey last Saturday. Advertisement Athletes struck up a rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’ on the start line to mark the occasion, with 220’s Matt Baird arriving just in time after meeting…

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New issue of 220 Triathlon out now!

The December 2014 issue of 220 Triathlon went on sale this morning, featuring a 20-page Kona special, 6-month training plan to get you ready for your first Ironman and lots more: Advertisement 20-page Kona special: including men’s and women’s race reports, and we chat to Dave Scott and Mark Allen about Iron War Race your first…

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