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Should Endurance Athletes Use CBD Oil?

It is a question we hear today that we never heard 5 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.  Its use is becoming ...

Offseason Triathlon Training Tips

You've raced in a triathlon, or several.  You have completed your inaugural triathlon season, or perhaps your twentieth.  What now? A triathlete's offseason is a time to rest, refresh, plan and prepare for the next season.  It is a great time to ...

Thule T2 and T2 Pro XT Bike Rack Review

As far as hitch-based bike racks go, the Thule T2 lineup (classic and Pro XT) are sturdy, durable, and will get the job done for a long, long time.  While the price is a little higher than we would prefer, if you have the ability to extend your ...

Tacx Neo 2T Review

The Tacx Neo 2T -- Tacx's latest and highest end smart trainer model is a great smart bike trainer.  We view it as the Cadillac of all bike trainers -- or maybe we should get with the times, and say it is the Tesla.  Actually, the Neo is the Tesla ...

Brand Review: Xterra Tri Wetsuits

We've been huge fans of Xterra every since we started doing triathlon back in the early 2000's. Xterra is a different kind of triathlon wetsuit company.  While most wetsuit brands are sold through a dealer network, Xterra wetsuits are only sold ...

Indoor Bike Trainers

If you are like us, a good bike ride can make your day.  Getting outside, exploring, and having some sun on your face are all part of what we define as a great ride.  One of the problems with cycling, though, is that when the weather gets bad, ...

Bontrager DuoTrap Review

The Bontrager DuoTrap is an intriguing device for cyclists, especially those who use Trek bikes.  We needed to take a look at one close-up, and share with you our thoughts.  Overall, the DuoTrap is a good, smart device to add precision to your ...

Zwift vs. Sufferfest vs. Trainerroad vs. Peloton

The market for streaming cycling and bike training apps has exploded in the past three years.  A worldwide pandemic in 2020 only reminded people how important it was to be able to get a good workout without leaving home, a trend we expect to ...

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 Smart Bike Trainers and Cycling Apps Buying Guide

If 2020 taught us anything, it is that we should all have ways to get quality workouts inside our own homes.  We expect this trend to endure in 2021 and beyond. While the "smart bike trainer" phenomenon had been gradually building for years, a ...