The SOS Gift Guides: Run, Bike, Swim!

 

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RUN, BIKE, SWIM… FOR THE ATHLETE WHO DOES IT ALL, BUT NOT NECESSARILY ALL THREE, HERE ARE A FEW GREAT GIFT IDEAS THAT EVEN YOUR HARDCORE TRIATHLETE WILL LOVE! 

 
ROW 1: SPECIALIZED CIRRUS EXPERT CARBON $1850. Shown here in the women’s model, the Sirrus Expert Carbon is designed for both performance training and the everyday commute. With a lightweight carbon fiber construction, its geometry delivers comfort and efficiency along with the speed and responsiveness to hit your fitness goals hard. The all-new suspension system provides a smooth ride and hydraulic disc brakes ensure reliable control through any terrain or conditions. 

NIKE AIR ZOOM ELITE 9 $120. The Nike Zoom Elite 9 is a lightweight everyday trainer with a racing flat feel that packs a lot of responsive cushioning into its 8.2 ounces. The shoe features a lightweight mesh construction with a form fitting upper, and delivers a snappy, smooth ride on both short tempo and longer distance runs.

ROW 2: POLAR M430 RUNNING WATCH $229.95. The new Polar M430 is the ultimate running watch integrating state-of-the-art metrics, advanced GPS, and strap-free heart rate technology. The M430 harnesses the latest in GPS and accelerometer technology to track speed, distance, pace and with interactive smart coaching and 24/7 activity tracking that monitors both movement and sleep. Choose from four different targets, 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon, and get a training plan that fits your goals right there on your wrist.
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SOS Gift Guides: For The Cyclist

 

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Wondering what to get that special cyclist in your life? Here are some great gift ideas for both men and women. It’s the coveted cycling gear and apparel for the 2015 Holiday Season!

ROW 1: TREK MADONE 9 SERIES PROJECT ONE $6499. Fully customizable in a variety of hot color combos, this sleek set of wheels is an aerodynamic speed machine and the ultimate gift for that cyclist ready to break away from the pack! POC AVIP WO SPRING JACKET $250. Featuring that ultra cool POC signature style, this cycling jacket offers ideal protection against the elements with freedom of movement. Available in both mens and womens styles, it features a windproof front, made from bonded 4-way stretch fabric, and is highly breathable and water repellent. Reflective logo on back and arm, plus orange wrist cuffs, add improved visibility and extra styling details.

ROW 2: RAPHA WOMEN’S BREVET GILET $120. This cute striped cycling vest is as functional as it is stylish. Windproof and made for riding in low-light conditions, the stripes are reflective for extra visibility. SPECIALIZED S-WORKS 6 ROAD BIKE SHOES $400. What puts the S-Works 6 on every cyclist’s wish list is simply explosive speed and superior comfort. It’s a  direct result of great fit and better connection with the pedal, for more efficiency and power. With the new PadLock heel, a super strong and lightweight upper, and the legendary adjustability of the dual-Boa® closure system, this shoe is guaranteed to make your special cyclist a very happy rider! Available for men and women. OAKLEY JAWBREAKER $210. Fully customizable — lens, top and bottom frame, side detailing, and more — the Jawbreaker is a cyclist favorite, offering extended field of vision; earsocks and nosepads to keep glasses securely in place; and patented High Definition Optics® for superior optical clarity and razor-sharp vision at every angle. CASTELLI ILLUMINA GLOVES $59.95. A perfect in-between glove, the Castelli Illumina are ideal for those cooler days where half-finger gloves aren’t enough, but insulated ones are too much. With a women’s specific fit, the palms are lightly padded and the first two digits are silicone treated for better grip. Also available in black and lime.

ROW 3: GIRO AIR ATTACK SHIELD HELMET $249  now on sale $143.97 (different colors than shown above). The super stylish Giro Air Attack Shield features a magnetically-fastened Zeiss™ eye shield, easy to flip up and down, that provides wrap-around eye protection with exceptional optical clarity. With superior aerodynamic efficiency, enhanced airflow, and precision fit, this is an aero helmet versatile enough for all your training and race days. BROOKS ENGLAND MT21 CYCLING MULTI-TOOL $70. From the bespoke heritage cycling brand, Brooks England, comes a most practical tool, accommodating every rider’s essential needs in one elegant package. Complete with a handsome brown leather casing, it makes a lovely and very useful gift. POLAR V650 CYCLING COMPUTER $249.95. For the devoted cyclist who wants to analyze every aspect of their riding and boost performance, the Polar V650 makes a great gift. It features integrated GPS with long usage time that tracks speed, distance, and route tracking, and syncs wireless with phone or computer via Bluetooth. 2.8-in. color touch screen can be customized to display cyclist’s preferred data.

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