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2XU Comp Tri Suit - Men's $0.00
Of all the different types of cycling-specific apparel, the speed suit is the fastest. Traditionally, trisuits have just been speed suits with minor tweaks made here and there to make them more comfortable off the bike. 2XU took a slightly different approach with the Comp Trisuit. It designed the Comp Trisuit from the ground up with running, swimming, and cycling in mind. You maintain the aerodynamics of a skin suit, only now, the Trisuit provides the necessary support for the high impact of running and the hydrodynamics required for cutting through the water.
2XU approached the Comp Trisuit with a deliberately even focus across all three disciplines of triathlon. Think about that. What fabric performs equally across the board? Well, the answer came in the form of development, and from this, the 70D elastane, SBR Skin X fabric was born. The '70D' stands for 70 denier. A denier is a unit of measure for the weight of a fabric. Technically speaking, it measures a fabric's grams-per-9000-meters. And while a typical recovery compression piece features a material choice around 200 deniers and up, the Trisuit uses a lighter, less constricting 70 denier fabric. This means that you still receive a lightly focused graduated compression, but the most direct gains are made through limiting muscle oscillation. So, whether you're getting slapped by wakes, getting rattled in the saddle, or pummeled by your pounding on the pavement, the Skin X fabric provides an enhanced level of muscle support that will minimize fatigue.
And while this design feature complements all of the triathlon disciplines, Skin X maintains specific advantages both on the land and in the water. Starting with the water aspects, Skin X possesses hydrophobic properties. If your Latin is a little rusty, this means that the material is capable of repelling water during the swim. In fact, the fabric minimizes water retention, which also translates to an equal reduction in hydrodynamic and accelerate drag. Skin X is constructed from a high-density, hydrophobic blend of polyamide and Lycra. This means that the material's composition is tightly bound and provides a next-to-skin fit. However, 2XU ensured that the flexibility wasn't to be a lost attribute. Instead, the fabric incorporates a four-way stretch system that allows a full range of movement, while retaining its targeted compressive qualities.
So, 2XU ensured that you'll be blazing into T1, but how does the Trisuit hold up from there? Of course, one of the most pressing issues is riding or running with a wet, bulky chamois. The approach to alleviating this concern was twofold. First, the chamois has to be substantial enough for support in the saddle, yet it can't be so sizable as to inhibit your swim or run. Secondly, the insert has to remain dry over all three disciplines. Basically, 2XU set out to create the Holy Grail of triathlon chamois, and it did with the exclusive SBR Fleece insert. This chamois uses a variable density design that provides targeted support to pressured nerves, while remaining unnoticeable on foot and in the water. Additionally, 2XU constructed the fleece from a micro-filament polyester yarn with hydrophobic properties. So, neither water or perspiration will bog down the dryness of the fleece.
To ensure the Trisuit's fit, 2XU placed its own non-abrasive, Y elastic leg grippers. Entry and exit of the suit is handled by a rear zipper, and extra breathability and flexibility are handled by the suit's Sensor Mesh X stretch panels along the sides and back. For further comfort, the Comp Trisuit features a complete flatlock seam construction. So, you won't experience anymore pinching or painful rubbing over your body.
The 2XU Comp Trisuit is available in five sizes from Small to XX-Large and in the colors Venere Red/charcoal, and Indigo/venere red.
(78.7 - 88.9cm)
(88.9 - 96.5cm)
(96.5 - 104.1cm)
(104.1 - 111.8cm)
(111.8 - 121.9cm)
(121.9 - 129.5cm)
(129.5 - 134.6cm)
- How to Measure:
- For best results, take measurements over your underwear.
- Measure under your arms, around the fullest part of your chest.