KIT NEEDED FOR TRAINING

SWIMMINGCYCLINGRUNNING
Swimming CostumeMountain or Road BikeTrainers
Swimming HatCycle Helmet
(can't ride without one)
Warm Waterproof Clothing
Swimming GogglesGlovesDrinks Bottle
Drinks BottleWarm Waterproof ClothesCycle Helmet
(for Transition Practice)
TowelTrainers or Cycle Shoes
Drinks Bottle

EQUIPMENT FOR RACE DAY

SWIMMING

PREFERREDALTERNATIVEOPTIONAL
Tri-SuitSwimming Costume / TrunksGoggles
Swim Hat

CYCLING

PREFERREDALTERNATIVEOPTIONAL
Race Bike
(Tyres Pumped
Seat Correct Height
Chain Oiled
Brakes & Gears Checked)
Mountain Bike
(Tyres Pumped
Seat Correct Height
Chain Oiled
Brakes & Gears Checked)
Bike Glasses
Bike Helmet
(Must have all safety kite markings)
Drink Bottle on Bike
(Especially for older competitors)
Race Belt for Quick TransitionT-shirt or bike top
(to pin race number on to)
Trainers with lock speed or lock lacesTrainers with Velcro Fastening
(Normal Laces slow transition)
14+ Age Group Bike Shoes/clip ins

RUNNING

PREFERREDALTERNATIVEOPTIONAL
Shoes from above
(unless bike shoes used in which case trainer options as above)
Sun Cap
Hand Running Water Bottle

T-Shirt or TriSuit must be kept on at all times and number must be visible

RECOMMENDED FOR TRANSITION
Towel to Stand On
Talcum Powder to put in shoes and on towel
Vaseline on the heels of the trainers
Drinks Bottle
USEFUL ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Safety Pins to attach number to T-shirt or Number BeltBike Pump
Long thin Cable Ties to attach number to bikeBike Tools
Spare Swim HatSpare inner tube and tyre levers
Spare Swim GogglesPuncture Repair Kit
Insulating Tape Bicycle Padlock
Bike Chain OilScissors to cut excess length of cable tie before racing

SETTING UP A DROP HANDLEBAR BIKE FOR YOUNG RIDERS

Our coaches will do as much as possible to help set up the childs bike correctly, however the following instructional video websites from Youth Cycle Sport may also help you make adjustments as your child grows:

Set Up Parts 1 – 4

Set Up Parts 5 – 7