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More 70.3 Worlds images
Our second gallery from the 70.3 World Championships was shot by the talented Kerry Yndestad and features many swimming and running shots. 9.01.15
On the meaning of resilience
Jordan Rapp made a stunning comeback to physical recovery and triathlon success after his near-fatal accident in 2010, but as it turned out, his internal struggle over the past two years was a tougher puzzle to crack. 8.31.15
First images from the 70.3 Worlds
The 70.3 World Championships venue in Zell am See / Kaprun was absolutely stunning and challenging, and here are first images from the day. 8.31.15
The Weekend Box Aug 30 2015
While Frodeno and Ryf created fireworks in Austria, the Weekend Box brings Challenge action in Canada, an XTERRA battle in England, and a fine 48-year-old in France. 8.30.15
Frodeno, Ryf rule 70.3 Worlds
Jan Frodeno rode and ran away from the competition to capture the 2015 Ironman 70.3 World Championships. Daniela Ryf dominated the women's race. 8.30.15
A 70.3 Worlds pre race gallery
The 2015 Ironman 70.3 World Championships will take place in Zell am See in Austria, and it is a stunning venue. Enjoy these images captured two days before the big event. 8.28.15
Eurobike 2015 day 3 images
This year we left Eurobike early because of the 70.3 Worlds, so this is our final daily gallery from the popular annual trade show. 8.28.15
A beautiful Norseman poem
Graeme Stewart finished 4th at the 2015 Norseman Extreme Triathlon and here is his inspiring Norseman poem, filmed by Robby MacBeath. 8.27.15
Ironman sold to Dalian Wanda
Chinese giant Dalian Wanda has purchased the Ironman Corporation. What was the size and scope of the deal? Who in China will oversee Ironman? What will change in current management and operations? 8.26.15
Eurobike 2015 day 2 images
We noticed new gear, gadgets, people and bikes on the second day of the 2015 Eurobike trade show, and you can tag along with us. 8.26.15
On cobbles with Eric Lagerstrom
Ride along with Eric Lagerstrom during the 2015 WTS Stockholm, over cobbles and through tight turns, with a front and back camera perspective. 8.25.15
Eurobike 2015 day 1 images
The 2015 Eurobike show in Germany started today with a Demo Day and we were present to capture images. 8.25.15
70.3 Worlds Women’s Preview
Daniela Ryf seems even better than she was last year and should dominate the women’s field; Swallow, Wurtele, Kessler, Pedersen, Kaye, Ellis, and Beranek will dispute. 8.25.15
70.3 Worlds Men’s Preview
Looks like another Javier Gomez-Jan Frodeno-Sebastian Kienle showdown in Zell am See, although Tims Don and Reed, the Raelert Brothers, Kiwi Bozzone and Aussie Appleton will dispute. 8.24.15
Gomez wins WTS Stockholm
Javier Gomez won his second race of the 2015 World Triathlon Series and solidified his hold on the WTS points lead with a comfortable margin of victory over Portugal’s Joao Pereira at Stockholm. 8.23.15
The Weekend Box Aug 23 2015
In addition to standalone race coverage in Sweden, The Weekend Box offers Ironman races in Japan and Denmark, a Challenge half in Austria, and 70.3s in Hungary and Indonesia. 8.23.15
True takes WTS Stockholm
Sarah True ran away from Andrea Hewitt with 3 kilometers to go to win her second straight Stockholm World Triathlon Series event by 14 seconds over Katie Zaferes. 8.22.15
The talented young Steve Mantell
Steve Mantell finished second overall at Ironman Boulder despite being relatively new to the sport. He started with hockey and soccer but is now all in with triathlon. 8.19.15
A 2015 Breca SwimRun report
Our man Markus Rössel reports from the inaugural Breca SwimRun in the UK, featuring 38k of technical and steep running and 6k of very cold waters. 8.18.15
Competitor dies at Leadville 100
Scott Ellis, 55, of Johnstown, Colorado died near the end of the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race. Ellis was taking part in this high altitude classic for the 19th time. 8.18.15


Tim Don's S-Works Shiv Tri
Tim Don is not only fast but he is smart and well liked by his competitors. Sadly before the 70.3 Worlds he crashed hard, but we now look at his S-Works Shiv Tri. 9.02.15
1996 Kona Bike Survey
In this Wayback look at the 1996 Kona Bike Survey, as it was written then, there's a graph showing bike brand counts from 1992 thru 1996. 9.01.15
First look: HUUB Amphibia
SwimRun participants have modified standard triathlon wetsuits so they could run for hours in them, but now there are specific SwimRun ones like this HUUB Amphibia. 9.01.15
Slowman's View on Descending
What's advocated is an approach to descending on a bicycle the way motorcycles and race cars tackle the science of turning. 8.31.15
Kona Survey: 1995
The very first Kona Bike Surveys were produced by QRman, before he was Slowman. Quintana Roo and then Slowtwitch produced the survey from 1992 to 2006. Here's 1995. 8.31.15
A first look at the Look 796
At the 2015 Eurobike show we noticed this lean and mean Look 796 Monoblade, but some of their athletes are already competing on this bike. 8.29.15
The new Argon 18 E-119 TRI +
At the 2015 Eurobike show we took a closer look at the new Argon 18 E-119 TRI+, a bike that is likely to turn a few heads and cause some drooling. 8.26.15
SRAM's eTap Wireless Electronic
There are clear advantages to Shimano Di2, but we haven't seen it in production yet. Here are our first detailed impressions of SRAM's wireless electronic group. 8.26.15
The new ROTOR UNO group
ROTOR is best known for their distinctive Q-rings and machined aluminum cranks, but now they have added a hydraulic component group to their offerings. 8.25.15
Jordan Rapp's WBR Project Buffalo Litespeed T3
Finding himself without a road bike, Jordan Rapp worked with Toby Stanton of Hot Tubes to create an homage to World Bicycle Relief's Buffalo bike, based around Litespeed's classic T3 titanium frameset. Built up with a SRAM Force1 drivetrain. 8.24.15
Tri Bikes of the Future
Reimaging wheels, forks, head units, shifting, ergonomic head units that also incorporate, and maybe control, shifting. Bikes that go fast and stop fast. 8.24.15
Wippermann's 11sp Chain
Wippermann's 11sO is the equal to, but not the better of, Shimano's own Dura Ace chain in shifting. If it's not better, why buy it? Here's why. 8.24.15
More Sweet Spot Bikes
Here are two more to consider in the $3,500 to $5,000 tri bike price silo: Argon 18's new E-117 and Orbea's new Ordu OMP. 8.21.15
 The Why To Race
Jordan Rapp's 2015 Ironman Mont-Tremblant awards speech. A riff on Nietzsche's idea that, "He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." Adapted for Ironman and the idea of a, "why to race." 8.20.15
Bikes in the Sweet Spot
Today's tri bike sweet spot is $3,500 to $4,000. Here are the first two we're comparing, QR's PRfive and Felt's IA 16. 8.19.15
Intro to Tri Bikes for 2016
Maybe you noticed and maybe you didn't, but 3 months of new intros signal that tri bikes are going to change significantly over the next year. 8.17.15