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Dave Mirra reported dead today
Greenville, NC police announced in a police report that BMX and X-Games superstar and passionate triathlete Dave Mirra died of an apparent suicide. 2.04.16
We Noticed: absoluteBLACK, Zipp
This week we noticed aero chain rings by absoluteBLACK, a new NSW wheel set from Zipp, tool kits from Park Tool, a nifty carrot slicer and more. 2.04.16
Introducing Abdulla Attiya
This 17-year-old from Bahrain is just getting started in triathlon, but with the help of the Bahrain Endurance 13 development team he is fast improving and is aiming for the stars. 2.02.16
The fast and restless Adriel Young
Despite only starting triathlon in 2012, Adriel Young has been to Kona twice and finished Norseman in 13th place. Now he is off to Greece to volunteer as a rescue swimmer. 2.02.16
Sanders, Haskins take Panama
Lionel Sanders had a race best 1:55:04 bike split and a superb 1:14:48 run to win IM 70.3 Panama. Sarah Haskins was solid all day to grab the women's title. 1.31.16
Trouble brewing in Belgium
The UCI announced yesterday that they detained a bike from the women's U23 race at the CX Worlds because of technical fraud concerns. 1.31.16
Israman Garmin Eilat images
The Israman Garmin Eilat triathlon features a very unique backdrop and folks from all over the world challenged themselves over the 113 and 226 distance. 1.30.16
Collins, Hector take Israman 113
Ben Collins won the 2016 Israman 113 and Alice Hector grabbed the women's title. The long course 226 honors went to Bart Candel and Antonina Reznikov. 1.30.16
Post race 70.3 Dubai interviews
The 2016 IM 70.3 Dubai was won by Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf, and here are various post race interviews from the finish line courtesy of Bob Babbitt. 1.29.16
2016 Ironman 70.3 Dubai
Ironman 70.3 Dubai, the first leg of the 2016 Nasser Bin Hamad Triple Crown Series, rewarded heavy favorites Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf with $20,000 victories. Photo Gallery by Timothy Carlson 1.29.16
Talks with Bozzone and Steffen
The 2016 IRONMAN Dubai is almost upon us and here are interviews with Terenzo Bozzone and Caroline Steffen, courtesy of Bob Babbitt and Babbittville. 1.28.16
Dubai 70.3 Pre Race Gallery
Ironman 70.3 Dubai marks the opening of the 2016 season; for Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf and pros with an eye to knock them off, Dubai is the opening round of the million dollar Nasser Bin Hamad Triple Crown 1.28.16
Frodeno, Ryf tops at Dubai 70.3
Jan Frodeno rolled to victory with fastest swim, bike and run; Daniela Ryf posted women's-fastest swim and bike splits to outrace Caroline Steffen. 1.28.16
Frodeno, Ryf favored in Dubai
The second year of the Nasser Bin Hamad $1 million Triple Crown commences Friday with Ironman 70.3 Dubai. Daniela Ryf and Jan Frodeno are favored to grab the titles. 1.27.16
The Envelope Please
Best in Tri during 2015 were honored at the TBI Conference in Marina del Rey, California. The big winner? Norseman specifically and Scandinavia generally. 1.27.16
The 2016 BMC-Etixx Pro Tri Team
The BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace started the year with a training camp in Lanzarote and here is video edited nicely by Korupt Vision. 1.26.16
Packer on Adversity and Success
US Nordic skier Eric Packer recently won the Sprint Classic National Championship. But his biggest victory was his triumph over adversity. 1.25.16
Swallow, Trautman superb in SA
Brit Jodie Swallow dominated the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 South Africa and has now won this race 6 times in a row. South African Matt Trautman captured the men's title. 1.24.16
When any finish line will do
At the end of a marathon your mind sometimes plays tricks with you and when you add poor vision because of foggy glasses and you might be in for a surprise. 1.22.16
IM acquires Lagardère events
IRONMAN purchased the Lagardère Sports endurance division and with it the ITU events in Hamburg, Leeds, Cape Town, Stockholm and Abu Dhabi, plus various other events. 1.21.16


Missing the man and the father
I spent 24 hours with Dave Mirra last April and now that he is no longer among us, I feel terribly sad about the loss of this man, husband and father. 2.05.16
The elusive Litespeed TT bike
It was a long time ago when Litespeed last had a TT or triathlon bike in the model line, but it now appears that a limited edition Blade can be had. 2.05.16
When situations escalate
It is not uncommon for a cyclist to charge after an aggressive motorist, but that can escalate quickly as a man quickly learned when a gun was pulled on him. 2.03.16
A day in the life of Valencell
It is likely that you never heard the name Valencell before, even though you may even have had it in your ear or on your arm. Here now is your chance to learn more. 2.01.16
Pioneer drops price
The company that has a cult following, largely because of the advanced metrics it produces, has just dropped the price of its 1- and 2-leg power meters. 2.01.16
The Chase from TrainerRoad
This video from TrainerRoad, discussed on the Slowtwitch Reader Forum, is an inside look at the realities of training at an elite level. 2.01.16
A fast man and his van
Eric Lagerstrom recently purchased a van and he spent time to make it work right for him and his girlfriend Magali Tisseyre. But remember, don't come knocking ... 1.30.16
A distinctive custom Ventum
Ventum introduced their Lotus-inspired frame design about a year ago, and they recently finished a unique custom frame for the man who helped them get going. 1.29.16
Cannondale Slices prices
The entry level price category just got a big boost, when a better than entry-level bike just took a major price haircut. The Slice is a very compelling option. 1.29.16
Felt IA 16
This is the first of our series on sub-$3000 tri bikes we recommend. The IA 16 is another of Felt's shots across the industry bow, alotta bike, nicely-priced. 1.28.16
Kyle Buckingham's Look 796
South African Kyle Buckingham is competing on a Look 796 Monoblade this season and he thus joins a few selected French pros who race on this unique machine. 1.28.16
Super frightening acts in traffic
It is scary enough when you encounter inattentive or otherwise occupied drivers, but it is even more frightening when cars try to mess with you on purpose. 1.25.16
Fighting The Winter Blues
In the Northern hemisphere it is pretty cold right now and one could sit back and complain, or go out and have fun instead - like snowboarding in NYC. 1.24.16
iBikeThief
There are two technologies that bring an inexpensive, lightweight, long-battery-life, hideable anti-theft bike device within reach. 1.23.16
The annoying FB athlete spam
If you are a triathlete, runner, cyclist, swimmer or other endurance athlete you have likely been plagued recently by silly Ray-Ban and Oakley spam, and here is why. 1.21.16
Roommates: Ironman and ITU
Ironman just bought important ITU series races, along with the international broadcast rights for the ITU World Triathlon Series. Why? And will this work out? 1.21.16