BigOlPapaBear
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    28
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    26 May 2012
  • Last Review
    31 December 2014
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    4.8
 
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    29 December 2012
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    29 December 2012
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    15 January 2014
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    31 December 2014
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Z3R0D created the uSUIT Kid so that even the youngest athletes can join in the fun! The suit is designed to be worn by both boys and girls, providing reliability and performance in any race.
 
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5 / 5
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Perfect little trisuit
Posted31 December 2014
BigOlPapaBear
"My son LOVES this - he work it all Xmas day after he had opened it!
The fit was spot on (he's slender and a little above average height for his age) and quality is excellent, with nice details like the reverse zip and pull cord.
He's looking forward to wearing it for his first Tri in the summer."
Pros: Attractive, High Quality, Lightweight, Good Fit
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An indispensable accessory for a perfecting your position on the bike giving you a more natural feel to your training with a Elastogel insert for ensures maximum stability and vibration absorption for the front wheel.
 
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5 / 5
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It does what it's supposed to.
Posted31 December 2014
BigOlPapaBear
"It's a block. Your front wheel rises when placed within it, and doesn't fall out again (unlike the pile of books that I used to use!)
Good value if you pick it up in the sale like I did."
Pros: Great Value
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IsoGel is a great tasting sports fuel for a burst of instant energy. It has a lighter drink-like consistency for easy consumption and absorption. The classic sachet with a rip-off top makes it ideal on the move for cyclists and runners alike.
 
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5 / 5
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Versatile and tasty
Posted31 December 2014
BigOlPapaBear
"These are great - more like a thick energy drink than a gel. Easy to drink down and the natural fruit flavours are easy to take as well.
I filled a frame bottle with them for Challenge Weymouth and that was my whole nutrition plan taken care of: no wrappers to fiddle with or sticky fingers afterwards.
I upped the calorie content of them by spiking them with fructose to achieve a 2:1 ratio; you end up with a gel that tastes like jam but is still pretty palatable."
Pros: Great Value, Versatile, palatable, easy to take
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The Kayenne opens up the playing field - quite literally. An all new super slim microframe keeps the goggle close to the face for superior, low-drag hydrodynamic performance. Suitable for youths aged 6-15 years.
 
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5 / 5
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My lad loves them
Posted31 December 2014
BigOlPapaBear
"These looks incredibly sharp - smarter than most adult goggles.
Fit and water seal is better than for the Junior Seal mask that he had previously, and he doesn't fiddle with them or complain which suggests they're comfortable."
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, Good Fit
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Water-resistant, flexible silicone body, integrated clipping feature, quick-release mounting. Visible up to 600 metres. 12 HOT colours (look out for random special colour releases).
 
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5 / 5
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Great little lights
Posted31 December 2014
BigOlPapaBear
"I got these for my kids bikes - they are easy to attach and are secure when on, seem robust, are easy to use and are nice bright "be seen" lights.
Can't comment on battery life yet - it mostly depends on if they remember to turn them off at the end of the ride or not!
Great value for the money."
Pros: Great Value, Attractive, Lightweight
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The Park Tools puncture kit includes glueless patch kit and 3 plastic tyre levers.
 
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5 / 5
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Two great items at a good price
Posted15 January 2014
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"Such a good combination of items that I've bought it again after losing my last set-up in a saddlebag mishap somewhere on a 70km ride!"
Pros: Durable, Great Value, Rugged, High Quality, Lightweight
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 Maru Mesh Bag - AW13
Maru Mesh Bag - AW13
Manufactured from heavy duty nylon mesh, the Maru Mesh Bag offers a simple storage alternative for all of your swimwear and accessories. Features a drawcord and shoulder strap. Easy to drain and maintain.
 
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5 / 5
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Just what you expect
Posted15 January 2014
BigOlPapaBear
"A bag, made of mesh.
It keeps your swim kit in, lets the water fall out, and seems robust enough to last a long time."
Pros: Great Value, Lightweight
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The Zoggs character swimming caps feature bright characters that'll help your little ones to enjoy their swimming sessions. The caps are made from tear resistant silicone and offers superb comfort and fit.
 
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5 / 5
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A swim hat that my 3 year old wants to wear
Posted28 December 2013
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"I got swim hats for both my boys to prevent their hair getting tangled and pulled in their goggles straps when swimming.
The blue shark looks really good and is a good thick silicon hat.
My 3 year old agreed to wear it without an argument, which is a massive endorsement!"
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, High Quality, stroppy 3 year old compatiable
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 Aqua Sphere Seal Kids Mask with Clear Lens AW13
Aqua Sphere Seal Kids Mask with Clear Lens AW13
Revolutionary eye protection designed especially for children! The Seal Kid's flexible frame and leak proof skirt keeps water out of sensitive young eyes and is so comfortable that children keep it on for all their pool fun.
 
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5 / 5
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Much better than goggles
Posted20 December 2013
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"I bought these for my 5 year old as an upgrade from his goggles.
He loves them and thinks they're more comfortable and give better vision.
They also come in an Aquasphere hard case just like their adult goggles, so that should keep them scratch-free and in good condition for a good time to come.
Thoroughly recommended."
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, High Quality, Good Fit
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A learn to swim mask with great all round visibility and comfort. This mask offers fantastic visibility and comfort, whilst being quick and easy to get on and adjust.
 
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5 / 5
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Much better than goggles
Posted20 December 2013
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"I bought these for my 3 year-old and they're a real hit. They're easier to put on & take off than normal goggles, and he's more comfortable in them so he keeps them on longer.
Thoroughly recommended."
Pros: Comfortable, High Quality, Good Fit
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Z3R0D created the uSUIT Kid so that even the youngest athletes can join in the fun! The suit is designed to be worn by both boys and girls, providing reliability and performance in any race.
 

Is there any more info on the sizing for these suit?

My kids are 6 & 8 but small.
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The 6-8 suit fits my 6.5 year old (slender and above average height) if that helps. It's pretty stretchy so I'm hoping it'll last him for a while.
3 weeks, 5 days ago
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The Park Tools puncture kit includes glueless patch kit and 3 plastic tyre levers.
 

Packaging

Hi this is for a present can you describe the packaging please. eg are they loose or in a blister pack? thanks
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Blister packed
1 year ago
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