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2016 Kona kids races and parade

: The 2016 Kona festivities open with popular kids duathlon and triathlons and finish with the Parade of Nations on Ali'i Drive, Photo Gallery by Timothy Carlson.

Interbike Wrap

: A number of people commented, "Best Interbike in years." I concur. Here are random images and thoughts.

Interbike Day 3

: It's electronics and metrics this year. But as with the CES trade show, metrics only matter when they change behavior

Interbike Day 2

: Electronics and data are becoming a larger part of the cycling experience.

Interbike Demo Days

: America's bicycle trade show kicks off with 2 days outside, where industry folks can test ride the lastest products.

AG Worlds – trends and top performances

: Triathletes from Mexico and the U.S. vied for age group supremacy at the 2016 ITU Grand Final in Cozumel – a roundup of top performances at the World Championship.

Jen Annett seized the day

: Jen Annett, who has been battling epilepsy since 2010, won a sprint finish duel with Liz Lyles for a breakthrough victory at Challenge Penticton.

The 2016 Lofoten Extreme Triathlon

: This past weekend athletes from various countries tackled the Lofoten Extreme Triathlon in Norway and stunning memories were collected.

Rio Olympic Triathlons

: Wagner Araújo of Brazilian MundoTri fame offers a gallery his beautiful photographs of the August 18 and 20 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Triathlons.

Amazing Olympic Trinumerology

: Olympic track is rich in stats – just read David Wallechinsky’s Complete Book of the Olympics 1,000-page Olympic tomes. But Olympic triathlon is catching up.

Kona: Who's Chasing? Who's not?

: Eight pro triathletes who are on the Kona bubble, many already over-raced, scramble to get themselves on the start, or throw in the towel.

Boston Triathlon

: I've seen the Carl Icahns of race production. Who are the Warren Buffetts? Here's an example of Smart Triathlon: professionalism and patience.

Escape From Alcatraz Gallery

: The classic Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon featured the 1.5 mile swim from the old Federal prison to Marina Green, a hilly and curvy 18-mile bike and a rugged 8-mile run.

Citizen Ironman? Yes! (No!)

: Many of the more than 400 RDs, coaches, retail stores and club officers don't universally aver, as they once did, that Ironman is a net positive in North America.

Shop Dogs 2

: Riding a wave of popular acclaim, Slowtwitch doubles down with more Shop Dogs. Why these dogs chose the bike biz is God's mystery, but thankfully they did.

Jeff Symonds preps for Texas

: Prepping for Ironman Texas, Canadian Jeff Symonds broke his elbow but plans to soldier on. Photo Gallery by Lars Finanger.

Full of Greed?

: "IRONMAN is full of greed," wrote an RD to me when I surveyed this group views on triathlon's dominant brand. "I would love for it to disappear."

Does IM Depress Local Racing?

: Two customers to a local RD: “We used to do 6 or 7 [of your local] events a year, but the last few years we focus on IM events. We are lucky to fit 1 or 2 in.”

Ironman: One and Done?

: Retail bike industry numbers are down, but there are early hints of a possible upswing in the U.S. in triathlon. Is Ironman an actor in either the downturn or in the upswing?

Longest Running Triathlons

: Since the September 1974 Fiesta Island Triathlon put on by the San Diego Track Club, triathlon has grown exponentially. We salute the longest continuously-run triathlons.

Tri-Rig Rigs

: Triathletes are a fickle bunch. The mood now is swinging toward the custom build of a bare frame. TriRig's bars and brakes are a favorite, and here are some examples.

Self-Inflicted Wounds 2

: I've miscalculated and chosen unwisely so many times, sabotaged my race in so many ways, I need a series of articles to chronicle all my self-inflicted wounds.

The Transaction

: "Hello, you don't know me, I have a product I think you should consider selling. It's a wetsuit." Pause. "You have the wrong number. We're a bike shop."

Week 4 Slowtwitch Road Show

: Last weekend Slowtwitch took its Road Show to Boston where it teamed up with New England’s premier multisport expo, TRI-MANIA, and Landry’s cycling and triathlon store.

Week 3 Slowtwitch Road Shows

: The 2016 Slowtwitch Road Shows hit Tempe, Tampa and Detroit. There were 4 Road Shows in all on Saturday, March 14.

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