What We Have Noticed: Zoot, SRAM ...
Written by: Herbert Krabel
Date: Tue Nov 27 2012
Zoot Swim Like Hell T
What: Zoot's Swim Like Hell t-shirt has the right balance of art and branding and who would not want to swim so fast? You may not be as fast as a shark, but you ought to be faster than the other folks in the group so the shark won't get you. Now go to the pool and swim a few laps to work on that Swim Like Hell speed.
Sizes: S, M, L
SRAM Quickview computer mount
What: The standard Garmin bar mount will certainly do, but the aftermarket products seem to be less of an afterthought. SRAM now stepped up to the plate with the very clean Quickview mount and while it isn't as sexy as the K-Edge one, it is very reasonably priced at $20 and lighter too. We haven't ridden with it yet, but that will soon occur with an 800 in that now vacant slot. And don't forget, you will need a torx T25 wrench to fasten it.
Weight: 20 grams
Available: December 2012
AIAIAI Capital headset
What: The Danish brand AIAIAI makes some very nice headsets but I especially like the durable and flexible Capital one. It is crafted from nylon and reinforced with fiberglass and it is weather resistant. So this one should not bonk on you when you put it on right after an ultra sweaty track session or straight out of the pool.
Finis alignment kickboard
What: You could be the coolest person at the pool with this new Finis alignment kickboard, but of course you better kick faster than anybody else around you. This new Finis kickboard has a hydrodynamic shape and features an integrated hand strap, this way controlling it should not be an issue.
Work Less mug
What: Not that you rally need a reminder to work less and play more, but this mug would look great in any home or cubicle and it certainly would make a nice gift for a training buddy. Maybe it should actually say Work Less - Work Out More.
Colors: As featured
What: A Landjäger is often described as a small salami snack stick, both in taste and in look, but that really isn't the correct description. A Landjäger is a Landjäger and nothing else. It perfectly fits in the back of a jersey pocket and it won't mind to have a tube or gel right next to it. You might not be a German but you can snack like one, sadly though your options in the USA to get them are severely limited.
MSRP: $25 for 10 (ouch)
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