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The Ultimate Off-Road Swim, Bike and Run Kit

Take on the ocean, mountains and trails — all in the same day.


From Issue Two of the Gear Patrol Magazine. Subscribe today for 15% off the GP Store.

You don’t have to be an Ironman triathlete to enjoy getting outside to swim, bike and run. Take each discipline by itself — and take it to the far corners of the planet — and then you’ve got three amazing ways to explore dirt roads, mountain trails and coastlines. Still, we approached this kit like a triathlete — which is to say, intensely and with performance and endurance in mind. That means that we’ve focused on apparel that’s lightweight and breathable, safety gear that’s low profile and durable, footwear that can deal with gnarly terrain, hydration systems for the long haul, tech to track your data, a bike for all terrains and a wetsuit that will help you bridge the gap between human and sea creature. Some people call this an off- road triathlon — we just call it vacation.


What You Need for Heading Offshore

Roka Maverick X Wetsuit $900
Roka R1 Goggle $35
Speedo Solid Silicone Cap (Elastomeric Fit) $10
Speedo Hard Deck Backpack (25L) $89
Manda Organic Sun Paste $18
Chaco ZX/1 Colorado Sandal $130
Suunto Ambit3 Vertical Multisport GPS Watch $469


Take on Anything the Trail Throws at You


Smith Forefront Helmet $176
Kitsbow All Mountain Glove $120
Kitsbow Wind Vest $175
Kitsbow Arm Warmers $65
Acre Supply The District Henley $139
Acre Supply The Traverse MTB Short $165
Dakine Session 12L Pack $95
Giro Terraduro Shoe $180
Smith PivLock Arena Sunglasses $127
Darn Tough Herringbone Micro Crew Light Sock $18
Fabric Chamber Multi-Tool $50
Fabric Co2 Lever Kit $40


Ibis Ripley LS $2,900 (frame)
Crank Brothers Candy 11 Pedal $450


Climb Elevation as Fast as You Descend It


Fits Light Runner (Kabuki) Sock $17
Montbell Tachyon Jacket $99
Patagonia Duckbill Cap $29
Osprey Rev 1.5 Hydration Pack $70
Pettet Endurance Project The Gresham Shirt $50
Oakley EVZero Range Prizm Trail Sunglasses $170
Janji Men’s Haiti Printed Middle Man Shorts $42
Salomon Sense Pro 2 Shoes $130

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A version of this story appears in Issue Two of the Gear Patrol Magazine, 286 pages of stories, reports, interviews and original photography from five distinct locations around the world. Subscribe Now: $35

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