You have aspirations, the best intentions and you’re motivated, but your weekly training is so often limited with that full bucket of life you have to deal with. Sound familiar? So many triathletes face the challenges of daily life in which we compress more an more, and end up with a training approach that sits on top of life, instead of being integrated into life to make a sustainable and effective training approach.
2013 Triathlon Gear- Transition Bag & Tri Kits
Our custom embroidered 2XU Transistion bags have just arrived at our store (watch the stitching in action), and I wanted to remind everyone that in addition the Transistion Bag, our 2013 Tri-Kits are also avaialble. Included at the Tri-Kit store, are soft-shell cycling jackets, perfect for training in the chilly winter or early spring days (or just plain looking good.)
You can click on the images below to go the store purchase, links also available on our purplepatch gear page
Hope you enjoy the kit so far, we plan on bringing out more items soon!
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