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IM European Champs thoughts
We have some thoughts, impressions, voices and numbers before the 2015 Ironman European Championships in Frankfurt, Germany. 7.03.15
MBE is back on the winning track
Mary Beth Ellis was discouraged after a disappointing Kona and a less than stellar start to 2015. A change of scenery and a new/old coach led to her first World title. 7.03.15
Martyn Ashton's determination
Professional stunt & trials rider Martyn Ashton was paralyzed in an accident in the fall of 2013 and he is now back on his bike with determination and grit. 7.02.15
If not for bad luck…
Dede Griesbauer was within range of earning a place on the Kona start line when she was struck by a truck at Ironman Coeur d’Alene; now she faces another longshot comeback. 7.01.15
The Bontrager Ballista helmet
A few days before the 2015 Tour de France Bontrager finally unveiled the Ballista aero road helmet. Prototypes of it have been around, but now it is official. 7.01.15
New Start Times for Kona and 70.3 Worlds
The new Kona start times benefit pro and AG women, but subtract 10 minutes from the overall course cut-off. TriEqual responded to the changes. 7.01.15
2015 Celtman Extreme Triathlon
Dirk Zangen and Siobhan Prise were victorious at the 2015 Celtman Extreme Triathlon in Scotland and here are impressions from the day through the lens of Colin Henderson. 7.01.15
The lessons of Lionel Sanders
Talented Canadian Lionel Sanders has learned valuable lessons during a string of impressive performances this year and we had a chat with the man in green. 6.29.15
Potts, Jackson win Coeur d’Alene
Andy Potts and Heather Jackson used dominating bike and run splits to break away from their rivals on a sizzling hot day out west at Ironman Coeur d’Alene. 6.28.15
Vanhoenacker, Wutti rule Austria
Marino Vanhoenacker won his 7th Ironman Austria with a course record bike split and a large margin of victory while Eva Wutti gave an equally dominating performance to prevail at Klagenfurt. 6.28.15
The Weekend Box Jun 28 2015
The Weekend Box presents triathlon action from an Ironman in France, an XTERRA in Switzerland, a 70.3 in Texas, and a duathlon in Philly. 6.28.15
Viennot, Ellis golden in Sweden
Cyril Viennot ran down Martin Jensen to take the 2015 ITU Long Distance World Championships. Mary Beth Ellis dominated the women's race in Sweden. 6.27.15
We Noticed: Garmin, Kollar...
This week we noticed tiny GPS head units from Garmin, tubular tire tape, delicious chocolate, a very lite lock, and a trick gadget for riding a bike in a skirt. 6.25.15
Always Finding Your Way Out
What is it like to be a gay man living, traveling, training, racing, at the leading edge of triathlon? Here's Brandon Del Campo's story, in his own words. 6.24.15
Challenge Heilbronn race pics
The 2015 Challenge Heilbronn is now behind us and here is a great selection of images from this loaded half-distance triathlon in Germany. 6.22.15
A moto ride to a disqualification
After the Ironman Latin American Championships in Brazil, folks noticed a picture of a competitor on the back of a motorbike. This competitor had finished third in her age group. 6.22.15
Böcherer, Philipp win in Heilbronn
Andi Böcherer continued his hot streak with a win at the 2015 Challenge Heilbronn, and Laura Philipp ran down Anja Beranek to take the women's title. 6.21.15
Sanders, Kessler win Tremblant
Lionel Sanders led a 1-2 Canadian sweep of the men's podium and Meredith Kessler ran away from Holly Lawrence at Ironman 70.3 Mt. Tremblant. 6.21.15
Kueng, Gajer top Luxembourg
Manuel Kueng of Switzerland edged out Bas Diederen of Netherlands by 1:28 and Julia Gajer of Germany led the women wire-to-wire to win Ironman 70.3 Luxembourg. 6.20.15
Challenge Heilbronn check in
The field at the 2015 Challenge Heilbronn is loaded and here are some impressions of the bikes, athletes and happenings during the bike check-in. 6.20.15


Jakob Fuglsang's S-Works Venge
The Tour de France starts tomorrow and as teams are getting ready for this big annual extravaganza we look closer at the Specialized Venge ViAS of Jakob Fuglsang. 7.03.15
Garmin, Strava, Wahoo push forward
Garmin released its new Edge 520, touted as the only GPS bike computer to feature Strava Live Segments. Meanwhile, Wahoo Fitness released the KICKR SNAP, a wheel-on version of the popular Wahoo KICKR. 7.01.15
Heather Jackson's winning Slice
We look at the Shimano and Knight Composites equipped Cannondale Slice of 2015 Ironman Coeur D'Alene Champion Heather Jackson of Team Wattie Ink. 6.30.15
Magali Tisseyre's Argon 18 E-118
We have an up close look at the Shimano annd Pioneer equipped Argon 18 E-118 of Magali Tisseyre as she unpacked her bike after returning from a race. 6.29.15
Scott Sports launches new Foil
Scott Sports has a new Foil and it is lighter, more aerodynamic, stiffer and comfortable and we had a chance to look at it closer in Salzburg, Austria. 6.26.15
 Aero is Everything
Specialized, the master at selling its products inside a story and a process, beats on its competitors with its wind tunnel narrative. This launch of its new Venge and associated P&A is a case study. 6.23.15
Giulio Molinari's Frugeri Noara TT
Italian pro triathlete Giulio Molinari won the Cannes International Triathlon ahead of Jan Frodeno and Sebastian Kienle aboard a Vision equipped Frugeri Noara TT bike. 6.23.15
Plasma 5 One Year In
It might be the World’s best poorly-selling bike. The Plasma 5 is a triumph of product, and a failure of process. Can Scott rev up its terrific Plasma? 6.22.15
We Noticed: Tim Reed Scody Cycling Kit Benefitting AIME
Australian pro Tim Reed has partnered with Scody to create a limited edition cycling kit with all proceeds benefitting the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience charity, which provides education opportunities for indigenous Australians. 6.19.15
Polar 450
Last week Polar revealed the little brother to their V650 cycling computer, the M450. $169. 6.17.15
Intel acquires Recon Instruments
Recon Instruments, makers of the popular sports glass with the industry leading heads-up display and associated features, was acquired by Intel Corporation. 6.17.15
First look at Kuai Headphones
It's a new product. So new, it's not for sale yet. Except via a Kickstarter campaign. 6.17.15
Eric Lagerstrom's Alcatraz bike
Eric Lagerstrom won the prestigious Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon on a Cervelo P3 that he has as a loaner from the Athlete's Lounge in Portland, OR. 6.16.15
Cannondale Slice
Who should buy this Slice? We cut a Slice of history out of Cannondale's long tenure as a tri bike maker, en route to answering that question 6.15.15
The unique Sam Gydé Dimond
Belgian hard riding triathlete Sam Gydé is now on a Dimond and he did some modifications to his frame so it can accept an internal water bladder. 6.13.15
The Wild Pickle Chew!
Nutritional companies fall over each other making products that all perform a similar function. Meanwhile, there is a necessary function for which there is not yet any product. 6.13.15