Triathlon Cycling

Clincher vs. Tubular Bike Tires

Clincher or Tubular?  When it comes to bike tires, those are your choices.  It is a common question among cyclists, triathletes, and recreational bikers.  Why are there even two types of bike tires?  Each evolved with its own set of reasons and ...

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 ...

Is Peloton Worth It? What are the Alternatives?

Peloton is the popular in-home, connected workout service that has grown like crazy in the past year.  It is not inexpensive, though, so can be a major investment. One of the questions we get most often is “is Peloton worth it?” That is a ...

Best Triathlon Watches

There was a time when running or sports watches could only offer time and heart rate, and offered little additional value.  Thankfully, those times are long gone.  With the proliferation of GPS-enabled devices and better waterproofing, modern ...

7 Best Cycling Deals

Finding great deals on cycling gear takes a little time and research, but we did the work for you by curating this list of 7 great cycling deals right now. Check out these nice discounts from quality cycling brands we trust. Bike Computer Garmin ...

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 and Cycling Computers

A good bike computer can be a great way for you to improve your training. Competitive cyclists, triathletes, weekend athletes, and bike commuters alike are continuously looking for getting more out of their rides, adding to the training quality ...

Bike Safety Tips

I have had 2 more close calls with cars this summer cycling season.  When I think back to the close calls I’ve had over the years, there are a few that quickly come to mind and make me cringe, and these two officially are added to the list. Most ...

Using a Mountain or Commuter Bike in a Triathlon?

One of the more common questions we get from beginner triathletes is if they can use their mountain bike, commuter bike, or hybrid bike in the triathlon.  The answer is yes, absolutely – especially if you are doing a sprint or perhaps even an ...

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 ...