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Tacx NEO v Wahoo Kickr

: The NEO is a third more money, bulkier, hard to move. It is also more stable, more roadlike, more sensitive to virtual road surfaces.

Shimano Di2 versus SRAM eTap

: The best shifting? That's easy. Shimano wins. But SRAM does so much well it's a tough call. Slowtwitchers polled are 50/50 on SRAM v Shimano.

Yaw Angles in Cycling: Part 2

: Gusts increase the yaw seen by a rider, making it important to understand the transient effect of winds.

The New Slowtwitch Training Log

: We've got a new training log. After a couple years of treading water, we've got an entirely new log for you all to track your data in. It does support challenges. And all your old data will be ported ...

The Ridley Dean FAST of Igor Amorelli

: Brazilian Igor Amorelli did not have the Kona day he desired, but here is a look at the Shimano equipped Ridley Dean FAST of this Red Bull athlete.

Friction Wars on the Horizon?

: Two years ago drivetrain friction was on low burn. All of a sudden itís a hot topic.

ITU Allows Disc Brakes in No-draft

: Because many national federations use ITU's rules, specific allowance of disc brake tri bikes is significant.

Premier Tactical: A Bike for the Proletariat

: Hereís a bike that tells you much about its maker

Viking Life - That's a Wrap

: What better way for Eric Lagerstrom to showcase a season that brought ups and downs than to release his final Viking Life for 2017.

A chat with Samantha Mazer

: Team Timex athlete Samantha Mazer was the top female at IRONMAN Los Cabos in late October, but there is much more to this fast and smart athlete.

Let's Talk About Power

: Join us to discuss the benefits of training and racing with power in triathlon. Hosted by Slowtwitch contributor Eric Lagerstrom.

The Shrug, and Other Free Speed

: Buying bike speed eventually gets pricey. What speed is available without spending any money or getting any fitter?

A Better, Cheaper Race-Ready Chain?

: A faster, smoother chain, that will last twice as long, will hand watts back to its owner, and cost very little more than a stock chain? Perhaps so.

Andean Custom Studio

: Today is our first glimpse of the Andeanís Project-One-style buildable shopper, with a Pad X/Y sizer built in.

With a broken wing and a great attitude

: A day before leaving for Kona BJ Christenson fractured a scapula, but that did not stop him, it merely altered his race plan. And apparently the race view is different at the back of the bus.

Tim Stutzer is riding into the sunset

: German age group triathlete and Team Timex member Tim Stutzer has been doing triathlons forever, but knee issues are forcing him now to ride into the sunset. But maybe the timing is just right for ...

Garmin Edge 820: Garmin Varia Suite Part 3

: The Edge 820 is the latest flagship compact bike computer from Garmin. It includes a unique safety feature with it's accelerometer-based impact detection. It also offers live tracking via cellphone, ...

Garmin Varia Radar: Garmin Varia Suite Part 2

: Garmin's Varia Radar offers clearly and effectively presented information about vehicles behind you. The taillight aspect of the system, however, falls well short of being bright enough, especially ...

LG Gennix and Steering Torque

: It's one example of steering torque considered when designing a bike; and what Lionel Sanders says about his bike's handling.

The Canyon Speedmax of Patrick Lange

: German Patrick Lange stormed to a podium spot at the 2016 IRONMAN World Championships in Kona aboard this Canyon Speedmax CF SLX.

The patriotic Trek Speed Concept of Timothy O'Donnell

: American Timothy O'Donnell had the top podium spot as a target when he came to Kona, and in the end finished 6th aboard this very distinctive patriotic themed Trek Speed Concept Project One.

Wildflower Is No More

: One of triathlon's monuments will not be contested in 2017, and perhaps never again.

The Strava Kona numbers of Patrick Lange

: German Patrick Lange finished 3rd in Kona with a course record breaking 2:39:45 run. Here now are his Strava numbers from that memorable day.

Up close with pro mechanic Jeff Yingling

: We noticed Jeff Yingling wrenching passionately all day and night in the CeramicSpeed booth at the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona and here is our chat with him.

A Kona podium for American Heather Jackson

: Heather Jackson finished third at the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona and thus became the first female American since 2006 to grab a podium spot at this coveted event.
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