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Open Water Swim Tips

Open Water Swim Tips

Whether you are an aspiring open water swimmer or a triathlete, mastering open water swimming can be an intimidating task.  Any triathlete has gone through several rites of ...

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Floor Bike Pump Buying Guide

Floor Bike Pump Buying Guide

After dropping 3-or-4 figures on a nice bike, you might think an accessory like a bike pump is an afterthought. Don't. A good floor bike pump is a must-have item for every ...

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3 Best Road and Tri Bike Tires

3 Best Road and Tri Bike Tires

Let's just forget the top 3 tires available in the market for a while and talk about the qualities that a tire should have. In an ideal condition, a tire should be super light, ...

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Shimano WH-R500 Wheelset Review

Shimano WH-R500 Wheelset Review

Shimano’s WH-R500 (and the subsequent WH-R501A model) is positioned as an entry-level wheelset that provides an economical alternative for riders looking for a basic training ...

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Winter Cycling for Triathletes and Cyclists

Winter Cycling for Triathletes and Cyclists

We think that winter workouts can be some of the most enjoyable of the entire year. In the depths of winter, triathletes and cyclists in Northern climates have to adjust their ...

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Triathlon Swim Starts:  Wave vs. Time Trail (and others)

Triathlon Swim Starts: Wave vs. Time Trail (and others)

Since the order of events in a triathlon is always the same -- swim, bike, and run, in that order -- the beginning of a triathlon always involves the swim start.  However, ...

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Best Road Bike Saddles

Best Road Bike Saddles

Finding the right road bike saddle is extremely important, yet often overlooked. Perhaps your original seat broke or is worn out, or you just don't like how it feels and you want ...

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Best Smart Bike Trainers and Cycling Apps Buying Guide

Best Smart Bike Trainers and Cycling Apps Buying Guide

One of the more exciting developments for cycling in recent years has been the combination of smart bike trainers and smart cycling apps.  For those who do at least some of their ...

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Triathlete Gift Ideas

Triathlete Gift Ideas

Triathletes can be a finicky bunch to buy gifts for.  Triathlon is a sport of habits, and many triathletes have developed detailed habits that they don’t veer from.  Even getting ...

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Mavic Ksyrium Road Bike Wheelset Review

Mavic Ksyrium Road Bike Wheelset Review

Mavic's Ksyrium road bike wheelset (here) is positioned as a significant upgrade for enhancing the performance of most triathlon or road bikes. The Ksyrium range has been ...

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