Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Trying out some new gear

It was cross training night. And although it was pretty nice out and I've been totally jealous of all the bikers I've seen pedaling around town, I had to head over to the YMCA after work since my bike is still in winter mode.

But I was OK with that. It gave me a chance to try out a pair of Sugoi tri shorts I won in a giveaway back in December over at Steve in a Speedo?! Gross! I won a Velocity tri tank and shorts and just haven't gotten around to trying them out yet (that whole winter thing). But when I packed my gym bag this morning, I threw the shorts in since I knew I'd be logging a longer ride on the stationary bike.

Granted the workout almost didn't happen since I left work about an hour late. But I resisted the urge to just head home and went to the YMCA.

The shorts were very comfortable. And were very light weight. It feels weird to say it, but it almost didn't feel like I was wearing the shorts. This was the first time I've ever worn any shorts that have the chamois and I admit, when I first looked at it, I was worried it was going to be bulky and uncomfortable. But I barely felt it and I think my body will thank me for it since I didn't ride 13 miles and then get off with the soreness I sometimes will have after a long bike ride.

So two thumbs up on the Sugoi shorts. I like them and am excited to get to use them more this summer! *

Even though I had treadmill envy, watching all of those other gym-goers running, my growling stomach won the battle and I headed home for dinner after the ride. I had a surprise waiting for me in my mailbox though. My RoadID came today. I can't wait to use it, although it'll have to wait for the weekend since I think tomorrow's run is going to be on a treadmill since it's going to be cold and windy.

* Note: Sugoi did not pay me to say this. I really did enjoy the shorts, which I won in a giveaway.


AM-GoalsfortheWeek! said...

I didn't know you won a cool bike short/top giveaway?? It's like you're keeping something from me/us!;-)
glad you dug the shorts. Sugoi makes great stuff;-)

teacherwoman said...

Glad you enjoyed the shorts! I have heard really good things about Sugoi!

Marlene said...

Glad to hear the new shorts workout out!

Lacey said...

holy macaroni and cheese those are some expensive shorts!!!! glad you liked them so much!!! i wish i had some good spandexy type shorts. i don't like when they are butt hugging/too short, but i would like to have a couple of pairs as an option.