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How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Bike?

For bike buyers, sellers, online retailers, and cyclists who may want to bring their bike to a destination race or vacation, it's important knowing how to ship a bike, and how much it might cost. In the realm of online buying and selling, or ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...