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A few words with Beth Gerdes
Last summer Beth Gerdes gave birth to baby Wynne and has since had some very solid results including a 5th place at the Ironman Asia Pacific Champs in Melbourne. 3.31.15
From France to Saudi Arabia
Christophe Sargis is a fast French age grouper who resides in Saudi Arabia and has settled there. He shared some thoughts what it is like living and racing there. 3.31.15
The man who loves challenges
Jan Kriska is a North Carolina resident who has finished Norseman, ÖTILLÖ, Arrowhead 135, Mountain Masochist 50, Tor de Geants and many others, and we chatted with him. 3.30.15
Van Lierde, Swallow rule IM SA
Frederik Van Lierde captured the 2015 Standard Bank Ironman African Championships title and Jodie Swallow grabbed a hard earned win in the women's race. 3.29.15
TriEqual's Rachel Joyce Talks
TriEqual seeks to increase the female pro slots in Kona to 50, equal to the male pro slots. But does that really represent equality? And whose slots should be sacrificed? I asked TriEqual's Rachel Joyce. 3.29.15
XTERRA weekend roundup
XTERRA off road triathlon was globally busy this weekend with three challenging and typically rugged international pro events in Malta, Costa Rica, and Saipan. 3.29.15
Sam Appleton and Yvonne Van Vlerken win Batemans Bay
Sam Appleton and Yvonne Van Vlerken took the men‘s and women‘s elite titles at the Challenge Batemans Bay half distance event Sunday in Australia. 3.29.15
2015 California 70.3 triathlon
Jan Frodeno won his second straight pro men's crown and Heather Jackson won the battle of the Heathers at Ironman 70.3 California.. Photo Gallery by Timothy Carlson. 3.29.15
Frodeno, Jackson rule Oceanside
Jan Frodeno outran Lionel Sanders and Andy Potts to defend his California 70.3 title while Heather Jackson outran Heather Wurtele to take her 2nd Oceanside crown. 3.28.15
Jonathan Brownlee wins Auckland
Jonathan Brownlee stormed to a great win at WTS Auckland over Javier Gomez after having been runner-up to him last year on this venue. 3.28.15
Complete Gwensanity in Auckland
Gwen Jorgensen put on an amazing show at WTS Auckland with a great swim, bike, run performance and captured a record 10th WTS title. 3.28.15
2015 Oceanside pre-race
Ironman 70.3 California always draws an elite field to this Southern California classic, home of many major triathlon sponsors. Pre race photo gallery by Timothy Carlson 3.27.15
A look at Ironman 70.3 Oceanside
This weekend marks the official start of the North American triathlon season with the popular Ironman 70.3 Oceanside and the field is very stacked. 3.27.15
Focus on Ironman South Africa
Another big long distance event this weekend is the Standard Bank Ironman South Africa and Frederik Van Lierde and Jodie Swallow are favorites. 3.27.15
Specialized recalls Shiv aerobars
Today Specialized in cooperation with the CSPC announced a recall of the 2012–2015 Carbon Aerobar With Aero Stem and Hydroformed Alloy Aerobar. 3.26.15
Melissa masters Melbourne
Melissa Hauschildt overcame blisters and a world class field to win IM Melbourne and qualify for her Kona debut - postponed after last September’s massage gone wrong. 3.26.15
We Noticed: Rapp camp, naked ....
We noticed a Rappstar camp eBay auction benefiting Amy Marsh, a new Bonk Breaker flavor, an ENVE computer mount, a smart helmet, a naked army of athletes ... 3.25.15
Getting ugly with Jeff Symonds
Canadian Jeff Symonds won the Ironman Asia Pacific Championships in Melbourne with a very tough and somewhat ugly run, and we had a few words with him 3.23.15
Donner, Murray win a cool and rainy New Plymouth World Cup
Kaitlin Donner edged fellow U.S. competitor Renee Tomlin by 1 second and Richard Murray of South Africa topped the men’s field at the New Plymouth World Cup 3.21.15
Symonds and Hauschildt take IM Asia Pacific Championships
Canadian Jeffrey Symonds ran to a superb win at the Asia Pacific Championships and Aussie Melissa Hauschildt also used a gutsy performance to take the women's title. 3.21.15


70.3 Oceanside shoe count
At the 2015 accenture Ironman 70.3 California at Oceanside, David Jewell of ShoeRanger.com did an extensive running shoe count and shared it with slowtwitch. 3.31.15
SRAM and the American Psyche
A components company, like a poem, should not mean, but be. Nevertheless, here is not what SRAM is (that's later). Here is what SRAM means. 3.30.15
Frodo's Electric Canyon
Few bikes have been this anticipated. Not just the bike, but the as-yet-unreleased stealth drive train by SRAM. 3.28.15
The Cervelo S5 test bike
We have the new Cervelo S5 aero road bike in our hands and here now is a detailed gallery of this Hed, Fizik and Shimano Dura-Ace 11 speed setup. 3.23.15
Tributes to Steve Tarpinian
A memorial for Steve Tarpinian was held today and we collected various tributes from friends, competitors and people who will keep him in their hearts. 3.21.15
The Scott of Annabel Luxford
Aussie Annabel Luxford rode a 2015 Scott Plasma 5 at the inaugural Challenge Dubai, but something looked unusual and we decided to look closer. 3.19.15
Assault on Power
Today Powertap announced two new power meters to join its very popular, and very accurate hub-based power meter. 3.17.15
Daniel Halksworth's Cervelo P5-6
The man known also known as Hawky came to Dubai with great ambitions, but his race did not go as planned. We however took a few closeup images of his Cervelo P5-6. 3.16.15
What Size? Part 2
If Trek, Felt, Cervelo, BMC say you can ride multiple sizes of their superbikes, which of these sizes is the right one for you? 3.15.15
What Size Bike?
You've decided on the bike you want. Now you need to know what size to buy? Are you a 51cm, a 54cm, or a 56cm? Let's go through the process. 3.14.15
The Maurice Clavel Scott Plasma 5
Scott Sports enlisted the talented German Maurice Clavel to represent and race for them, and at Challenge Dubai we grabbed his Scott Plasma 5. 3.11.15
The S-Works Shiv of Javier Gomez
Javier Gomez was considerate the favorite for Challenge Dubai, but he fell ill before and did not recover in time. Here now is his Specialized S-Works Shiv Tri. 3.10.15
Zwift, the end of easy rides!
Zwift, currently in beta testing, is a new virtual racing platform that is getting a lot of talk lately on the Slowtwitch forums and with good reason. 3.09.15
The Cervelo P5 of Martin Jensen
Martin Jensen had a race best 2:02 bike split at the 2015 Challenge Dubai and we now look closer at his Cervelo P5 race bike and the power numbers of this fast Dane. 3.09.15
Choosing Your Felt Superbike
Do you covet a Felt IA? You tell me how you fit aboard any tri bike, I'll tell you exactly which IA or DA you need to buy, with the precise stem and front-end you need. 3.09.15
The Amira of Gwen Jorgensen
As American Gwen Jorgensen is about to begin her 2015 season in Abu Dhabi we looked closer at her Specialized S-Works Amira race bike. 3.06.15