Whether you’re gearing up for your first triathlon or you’re a seasoned age-grouper or elite, Sports Basement has a wide selection of triathlon apparel, wetsuits and accessories to fit your needs. Our staff can help you decide exactly what you need and even what you don’t need.

Ask us about local events — our staff has done many of them and can give you some helpful tips. Not sure about making the plunge buying a wetsuit? We rent them. You can even apply your rental fees towards the purchase of a new suit!

You can find informative articles below and a selection of the brands we carry to the right.

The Basement guide to the Escape from Alcatraz

Escape From Alcatraz is a great race and one that many pro triathletes will refer to as their favorite event. Here's an overview of the gear you'll need and some advice you’ll appreciate having on race day.

Wildflower Triathlons gear guide & race tips

Wildflower triathlon weekend is a great experience. Here are some pointers and a gear list that should help make your race day more successful.

From training swims to the podium, we’ve got your 2012 triathlon gear

Training for a personal best or age-group podium finish in 2012? We've got everything you need whether you are training for your first sprint or just qualified for a spot at Kona.

Women Rock Alcatraz: all-female triathlon training

Sports Basement and Tri California have teamed up to present this free series of workshops and guided workouts to provide you with the tools for triathlon success.

Gear up for triathlon season at TriFest!

We’re kicking off the 2012 triathlon season with TriFest, and we've got something for everyone from the novice triathlete to the seasoned age-grouper.

What does it mean to be a pro? Eight ways racing has changed for me

Here are eight things that are different, cool, funny, or interesting in my world of triathlon now that I've entered the professional ranks.

Conquering Alcatraz: The Women’s Guide to Triathlon Training

Considering your first triathlon? Gearing up for your second but want a little more guidance this time around? Sports Basement has designed this series of lectures, clinics and workouts for women just like you!

Sports Basement now offers F.I.S.T. bike fitting

It's no secret that Sports Basement is your best place for triathlon gear. Now we also offer F.I.S.T. bike fitting to help you get set up on a tri bike that's just right for you.

SB TriFest comes to Sunnyvale and Walnut Creek

Join us as we kick off of the 2011 triathlon season with TriFest! We'll have more than 25 vendors on hand to show off their latest products and talk shop, plus clinics, demos, raffles, food and more.

Success at the USAT Age Group National Championship

Triathlete Andrew Bauer doesn't just work for SB -- he's also one of our sponsored athletes! Here's his race report from last weekend's national championship race in Alabama.

SB customers get 15 bucks off the Santa Cruz Triathlon!

Yesterday's one-day race deal is long gone, but here's one that will last a little longer. Get $15 off registration for the Santa Cruz Triathlon using the code SP15BASE when you register online.

SB discount for San Francisco Triathlon (and 5k and 10k) at Treasure Island

SB customers get a registration discount for the San Francisco Triathlon at Treasure Island or the accompanying 5k or 10k running race. Thanks, Tri-Cal!

Triathlon 101: How, why and where to race your first triathlon

You swim, you bike, and you run. It may sound pretty simple, but there's a slew of things you need to do before you compete in your first event.

Big SB discount on Trek Women Triathlon – extended!

Trek Women is offering Sports Basement customers of the female persuasion $25 off registration for the Trek Women Triathlon at Shadow Cliffs in Pleasanton.

The Basement guide to the Escape From Alcatraz

Escape From Alcatraz is a great race and one that many pro triathletes will refer to as their favorite event. Here's an overview of the gear you'll need and some advice you’ll appreciate having on race day.

Gear up for your first triathlon with Coach Wayne!

Three sports, one event, and the chance to do some fun shopping: what more does one need to fall in love with triathlon?

Triathlon/swimming: taking suggestions!

Are there triathlon or swimming topics you’d like us to write about on the Basement Buzz? Leave a comment here to let us know.

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