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Good times at Club Med new

What comes to your mind when you hear Club Med is likely dated as a few years ago they changed course from a singles vacation place to a family oriented sports resort.

2014 XTERRA Costa Rica

Chacon and Vanlandingham grabbed the wins at the 2014 XTERRA Costa Rica event and here is a beautiful gallery by J. Andres Vargas from the action.

Hair Improves Performance

Alphamantis Technologies revealed that leg hair, when shaved in an aero pattern, can significantly improve aerodynamics and offer free speed to anyone with enough leg hair.

Color Me Rad everywhere

Color 5k events are gaining speed and have eclipsed mud runs and other alternative running events in popularity. Color Me Rad is one of the big series and here are some impressions.

XTERRA Guam 2014 images

Dan Hugo of South Africa and Renata Bucher of Switzerland grabbed the titles at the 2014 XTERRA Guam triathlon and here are images from Rich Cruse.

A fine day with Zipp

Well, on a not so fine day in Indianapolis we got to enjoy a great tour of the fairly new Zipp facility a bit north of this passionate speed crazy town.

Comments on Measurement

Slowtwitch Science editor Jonathon Toker reflects here on "A Sense of Perspective: Comments on Measurement, Toxicology and Food." This, as a precursor to more on (ugh!) what and how we eat.

2014 NAHBS impressions

The 2014 North American Handmade Bike Show is currently taking place in Charlotte, NC and we stopped by to get some impressions.

An escalation in Austin, TX

A female jogger in Austin, TX was grabbed by an officer of the Austin PD who appeared to be on jaywalk patrol and the situation escalated very quickly from there.

The unique Alpe D'Huez Tri

Every year summer a few news blurbs from the Alpe D'Huez Triathlon trickle out from France, and here are some images to inspire you to experience it directly in 2014.

Leon Griffin gets dialed

Leon Griffin recently visited Dan Empfield's compound and the LA Velodrome with Ero-Sports to optimize his bike fit prior to the start of the 2014 season.

2014 CX Worlds - men

The word epic is overused but it nicely describes the amazing battle between Zdenek Stybar and Sven Nys for the 2014 Cyclocross Worlds title. Enjoy this gallery from the men's race.

2014 CX Worlds - women

The 2014 UCI Cyclocross Worlds took place in the Netherlands and Marianne Vos stormed to another title in front of the home crowd. Enjoy these images.

Slowtwitch Goggle Tour!

What's this? Are we sending goggles on tour? Yes, kind of. What are your most comfortable, watertight, goggles with your favorite lens and visibility? Find out in Feb and March, at 36 retailers ...

We Noticed The Hovenring

To help traffic flow and increase safety in Noord-Brabant, Netherlands it was decided to separate cars and bicycles - and the stunning Hovenring was created.

Bockel and Zeebroek at A2

On a very cold snowy day Dirk Bockel and Axel Zeebroek of team Uplace-BMC went to the A2 wind tunnel and we joined them remotely through a robotic cam as the weather was too frightful.

2575 Championships images

Oscar Galindez and Nina Kraft took the titles at the 2575 Championships at the Club Med Sandpiper Bay resort and here are a sample of images from the race.

A California Aero Camp

Late last week a group of triathletes led by Brian Stover and Heath Dotson went to the VELO Sports Center in Carson, CA for a 2 day aero camp.

Team UPlace-BMC unveiled

Much has changed with Team UPlace-BMC for 2014 - a greater number of athletes, a more international feel, excellent winning potential and new team colors.

More 2014 US Nats CX images

Here is another gallery from the 2014 USA Cycling National Cyclocross Championships in Boulder, Colorado where Jeremy Powers and Katie Compton ruled.

Up close with UPlace-BMC

The UPlace-BMC tri team is currently in Lanzarote for a training camp before their official presentation in Brussels on January 20th and we took a closer look at this 10 athlete strong team.

Impressions from Lanzarote

Our editor-in-chief is currently in Lanzarote and he captured these images during his first 24 hours on this ideal triathlon training island of the Canary Isles.

GP Sven Nys - men

Sven Nys started his 2014 cyclocross campaign with a win at the race that bears his name. The Belgian superstar took that victory on his new Trek Boone.

GP Sven Nys - women

American Katie Compton won the 2014 Bpost Bank Troffee - GP Sven Nys after a hard battle with World Champion Marianne Vos and here is an image gallery from the race.

With Zipp in the A2 Tunnel

4 Zipp employees traveled to the A2 Wind Tunnel in Mooresville, NC just before the holidays to test a bunch of wheels and tires and we were allowed to stop by.
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