Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Triathlon $tartup costs

So for all your folks interested in doing triathlon, let me just say that it does not come cheap.

PSCTC membership fee: $500
New Trek Roadie: $700+ (and this was on sale!)
Helmet, bike pump, bike trainer, shoes, bike computer, spare parts: $400
Swim suit, fins, trisuit, googles, swim cap: $200
Nike running shoes, iPod running adaptor, fuel belt, heart rate monitor: $200
USA Triathlon membership: $40
Triathlon swim classes: $120
Entry fees for 5 triathlons: ~$350

The feeling of accomplishment you get crossing the finish line: PRICELESS

For everything else, there's Mastercard :)

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