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Best Energy Gels and Gel Packs

If you’re a triathlete or marathon runner, you’ve most likely used energy gels before. It’s no secret that energy gel packs such as the Clif Shot or GU are commonly used, and can give you a little boost right when you feel your energy waning. Energy ...

Best Road Bike LED Safety Lights

You have probably seen them more and more in recent years: little, blinking white or red lights that grab your attention as you are coming upon a cyclist. We have a secret for you: They work! Experiments ranging from those done at Clemson ...

7 Things I Wish I Would Have Known As A New Triathlete

When I entered the triathlon world more than a decade ago, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  I knew I would get in better shape, I was pretty sure I would enjoy the competitive aspect of it, and I was admittedly anxious about becoming a swimmer and a ...

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 them the wrong flavor of Gatorade can disappoint them.  What’s worse, ...

Clip-On Aerobars Reviews and How-To

Sometimes, you have a road bike you love to ride, but want to be able to get more aerodynamic in the tuck position. Or perhaps you just don't have the budget to upgrade your road bike to a true time trial bike.  That is where clip-on aerobars come ...

The Ultimate Triathlon Race-Day Checklist

It is the night before your triathlon, and you know that you need to be on the road by 5:30am.  Now is the time to get your stuff together, your car loaded, and be ready for a quick escape once you wake up in the morning.  Let’s talk about what ...

9 Best Triathlon Deals Today

Are you gearing up for your new training season?  Trying to get your triathlon gear in order as you start your training plan?  We want to help. Xterra Vortex We have found some of the best tri gear discounts for you -- some as much as 50% off ...

Zwift vs. Sufferfest vs. Trainerroad vs. Peloton

The market for streaming cycling and bike training apps has exploded in the past three years.  With increases in bandwidth speeds across the world, and the steady growth of smart bike trainers, the combination of smart bike trainers and streaming ...

Triathlons and Races Near Me

Finding the right race is part art and part science.  The ideal triathlon or running race will be in a location that is convenient, and occur at a timeframe that works with your training plan and personal calendar. Considerations for finding the ...

What are the Age Groups in a Triathlon

A common question we receive is what the typical age groups in a triathlon are. For a newbie, it is a good question and one we are happy to shed some light on. In any sprint, olympic, mini, and other triathlons are divided into age groups. There is ...