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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, impervious and madly quick. Sadly that tire hasn't been created yet and ...

Best Bike Trailers: Burley, Thule, and Schwinn

You might ask what bike trailers have to do with a triathlon website.  A lot, actually. The typical triathlete is a male or female in their 20s, 30s, or 40s.  In many cases, they are young parents who want to stay active, but have family ...

Best Bike Locks

A bike lock might be the only thing that stands in between having a bike or not. According to the National Bike Registry, 1.5 million bikes are stolen a year! Bikes can be stolen from outside homes, restaurants, the back of cars, nearly ...

Using a Mountain or Commuter Bike in a Triathlon?

One of the more common questions we get from beginner triathletes is if they can use their mountain bike, commuter bike, or hybrid bike in the triathlon.  The answer is yes, absolutely – especially if you are doing a sprint or perhaps even an ...

Power Meter Buying Guide – Review of the Best Models

Cycling power meters can help cyclists take their conditioning and speed to the next level.  A good power meter might not be on the "basic needs" list for a beginner, but many intermediate and advanced cyclists and triathletes can benefit from one. ...

Mavic Ksyrium Road Bike Wheelset Review

Mavic's Ksyrium road bike wheelset (Here on Amazon) is positioned as a significant upgrade for enhancing the performance of most triathlon or road bikes. The Ksyrium range has been extremely popular for many years because it delivers high ...

Best Triathlon Watches

There was a time when running or sports watches could only offer time and heart rate, and offered little additional value.  Thankfully, those times are long gone.  With the proliferation of GPS-enabled devices and better waterproofing, modern ...

5 Great Entry-Level Road Bikes

We love seeing people get into cycling – whether it is purely recreational, or to build up to longer rides, or to ultimately compete in a bike race or triathlon.  Our attitude is that the more cyclists there are, the more trails and bike amenities ...

Best Bike Rack or Carrier Options

Cycling is a sport we have become addicted to, and part of the fun is exploring.  In many cases, we can piece together great rides from our front door.  At other times, we want to go somewhere else to start the ride. When we want to transport our ...

Should Endurance Athletes Use CBD Oil?

It is a question we hear today that we never heard 3 or 4 years ago:  Is there a place for CBD Oil in the world of endurance fitness, running, cycling, and triathlon? The past decade has seen a rise of cannabis acceptance worldwide.  It's use is ...