This edition of Triathlon Blurbs! features the newly announced and legal swimskins from TYR and blueseventy just in time for those going to Kona or for WTC and USAT triathlon races next year. A few other new triathlon related products for you to check out include a new book from Ingrid Loos Miller, a fast new bike from Scott and some lightweight racing flat from K-Swiss.
Item: TYR Torque Pro
Details: TYR again is leading the way in triathlon innovation with its new WTC and USAT legal speed suits, the TYR Torque Elite and TYR Torque Pro. This means you can swim faster without your wetsuit at all the triathlons you participate from now on, including the Ironman World Championships in Kona. With two-layer technology, Torque's inner core and outer shell coating work together to create the most synergic, fast, and repellent swimskin on the market. Includes Composite knit fabric for superior fit and flexibility, a durable coil zipper with lanyard and silicone beaded leg grippers.
MSRP: Pro - $350.00, Elite - $250.00
Item: blueseventy PZ3TX
Details: The new blueseventy PZ3TX is a fully WTC and USAT legal swimskin for all non-wetsuit races starting September 1, 2010. The highly advanced PZ3TX swimskin combines hydrophobic fabrics with welded seams along with biomechanically engineered compressive properties to drastically reduce wave drag and increases performance. The result is a speed suit that will set the standard for triathlon in the new era of textile regulations.
MSRP: $TBD (pre-orders for Kona)
Item: Weight Management For Triathletes
Details: The fourth element in the sport of triathlon is nutrition and is a key element in your success in the sport. Ironman: Weight Management for Triathletes by Ingrid Loos Miller is a guide for triathletes who want to reduce and manage their weight while living a multi-dimensional life. This guide provides practical information and tools that help triathletes of all levels in their quest to improve body composition for performance and aesthetics.
Item: 2011 Scott Plasma 3 Premium
Details: The new Scott Plasma 3 is a fifth generation aerodynamic time trial/triathlon design with refined features from four previous generations of aero bikes, in addition to the most advanced wind tunnel design to date. The Scott Plasma 3 Premium is Scott's top end Tri specific frameset/fuselage designed for use with traditional (non-Di2), mechanical drivetrains such as SRAM Red, and Shimano Dura-Ace 7900 mechanical. Cable routing is internal and aerodynamic.
MSRP: $3,999.95 (Frameset)
Item: K-Swiss Blade-Light Race
Details: The new K-Swiss Blade-Light Race shoe is a thoughtfully designed racing flat for triathletes. The shoe is an ultra light super cushioned racing shoe, featuring the new cutting edge Blade-Light technology, engineered to shave minuets off your triathlon run time. Anatomically placed K-EVA "blades" are aligned to the angle of impact and critical flex points for ultra-light, super cushioned, and amazingly flexible. The shoe features a Velcro strap for getting through transitions quickly.
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