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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 ...

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 ...

Our 5 Favorite Climbs on Zwift

Zwift has grown in its popularity by leaps and bounds, now with an estimated half a million users (maybe more) and being the talk of the town among indoor bike riders. For anyone with a smart trainer, they have no doubt heard of Zwift if they aren't ...

Best Cycling Gloves

There are many reasons cyclists might wear gloves.  They can help cushion your hands and prevent callouses.  Some gloves can keep your hands warm. Other gloves can give you protection against a spill. Finding the right glove depends partly on the ...

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 ...

Cycling DVDs and Videos Reviews

Sometimes, riding outside on the road or on a trail is not ideal.  Perhaps you are short on time, or it is raining.  For those of us in Northern climates, maybe the cold temps make outdoor biking too uncomfortable and it in time to cycle indoors for ...

Zipp 404 Road Bike Wheelset Review

The Zipp 404 is undoubtedly the brand's wheelset star and highly appreciated all-rounder.  It represents a great balance between aerodynamics, overall low weight, and excellent ride quality.  When it comes to triathletes and serious cyclists, the ...

Best Triathlon Wetsuits: 2020 Buying Guide

A good triathlon wetsuit is one of the key investments most triathletes consider making at some point.  You don't have to buy one, but if you are racing in colder water conditions or doing a longer race, a wetsuit can be a great asset. Perhaps ...

Floor Bike Tire Pump Buying Guide

After dropping 3-or-4 figures on a nice new road bike or time trial bike, you might think an accessory like a bike tire pump is an afterthought.  Don't. The ability to pump your bike's tires quickly and accurately should be a staple of your ...

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 ...