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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 ...

How Long Does It Take to Fix a Bike Flat Tire?

If you are cyclist and have not yet had a “road flat”, you will. If you are an experienced cyclist wondering how long it should take to change a flat tire, this article is for you.  Getting a flat is a bummer, and disrupts your ride.  All the more ...

Triathlon Swimming Training

Whether you are trying to get into swimming for the first time, or go from "good to great" for your triathlon swimming, working on your swim is a key part of your training plan. Getting your triathlon swim stroke back after a winter of easy pool ...

What to Know about a Kids or Youth Triathlon

As triathlon enthusiasts, one thing we love to see is the abundance of kids’ triathlons around the country.  About a decade ago, we began to see the emergence of triathlons tailored for youth, and the number has grown steadily since then.  Not only ...

Blue Seventy Wetsuit Brand Review

The Blue Seventy (branded as "blueseventy") brand of wetsuits and swimwear began life in New Zealand in 1993, and quickly rose to become a preferred wetsuit for Ironman competitors and other triathletes before expanding in the early 2000’s to ...

Triathlon Suits

Triathlon suits are something that triathletes might consider investing in as they get more serious about the sport, or if they have a budget that allows for a more complete stock of tri gear. While it is very possible to train for and race in ...