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2014 Eurobike - day 2
More bikes, people and gadgets caught the eyes of our editor-in-chief on the second day of the 2014 Eurobike trade show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. 8.28.14
Eurobike 2014 - day 1
New bikes, helmets, tires, wheels, accessories, gadgets and tons of people filled the Eurobike halls in Friedrichshafen today and we were among them. 8.27.14
Swimming Across Sweden
Jonas Colting is a Swedish endurance athlete with a penchant for unique challenges which he transforms into a living and a fount for worthy charities. This one was a 640k swim from Stockholm to Gothenburg 8.27.14
Cupcakes with Callum Millward
This week Callum Millward spends time with New Zealand triathlon Pro Callum Millward to discuss training, life, proper language and much more. 8.27.14
Paula Findlay - a new day
In 2010 and 2011, Paula Findlay of Canada hit the ITU Olympic distance world like lightning before she halted by career-threatening injuries. Recently, she began a promising comeback and will race at Edmonton. 8.27.14
Eurobike Demo Day 2014
The 2014 Eurobike show opened today with a demo day, but it for the first time was right next to the exhibit halls. And it appears that the visitors embraced it. 8.26.14
Weekend Box Aug 24 2014
We bring you tales of a rhapsodic Hungarian half, two good runs in Japan, a record for the oldest woman to win an Ironman, a Challenge in Penticton and a UK XTERRA 8.24.14
Hyldelund, Ryf win Copenhagen
Danish pro Henrik Hyldelund won it with a dominating 4:16:41 bike split and Brett Sutton-coached Swiss sensation Daniela Ryf used a 4:44:09 bike split to win Ironman Copenhagen 8.24.14
Bennett, Kaye take Chi-Town
In a victory for the ageless, 42-year-old Greg Bennett edged 38-year-old Hunter Kemper and left the rest of the field in their wake while Alicia Kaye won her fourth straight race by a comfortable margin 8.24.14
Brown, Crawford take MetaMan
Cameron Brown won MetaMan Bintan 2014 and was rewarded $30,000 for his effort. Gina Crawford grabbed the women's title and also earned $30,000. 8.24.14
Reed, Watkinson win Gold Coast
Australian Tim Reed outraced the athlete he coaches, Sam Appleton, to win the rain-shortened Challenge Gold Coast and 22-year-old New Zealander Amelia Watkinson edged veteran Annabel Luxford. 8.24.14
Brownlee, Groff win Stockholm
Jonathan Brownlee edged his brother Alistair to win the menís title and Sarah Groff of the U.S. held off Kiwi Andrea Hewitt for a breakthrough win at the Stockholm round of the World Triathlon Series 8.23.14
The talented Nils Frommhold
Nils Frommhold won Ironman Arizona in 2012, Ironman South Africa this year and finished second at the 2014 Datev Challenge Roth. Now meet the man. 8.22.14
We Noticed: Airwheel, fiízi:k ...
This week in What We Have Noticed: an incredible sprint finish in Europe, the unique Airwheel, David Millar's custom fiízi:k shoes, a delicious Ally's Bar and more. 8.21.14
Cupcakes with Rachel Joyce
The current issue of Cupcakes with Cal features Callum Millward interviewing Brit Rachel Joyce about career choices, Kona, budgie smugglers and more. 8.21.14
Up close and personal with Riivo
We joined Balazs Csoke in Willis, TX as he worked with Brad Harper of Riivo to have his own pair of custom cycling shoes fitted and crafted. 8.20.14
Babbitt chats with Dan Empfield
Bob Babbitt now has a space called Babbittville and he reached out to our publisher Dan Empfield to talk about the good old days of triathlon and more. 8.19.14
We Noticed: Taste of Boa
Last year the Boa Closure System crew was in the Kona expo and replaced consumer shoe laces with theirs, and it appears that this was not a one time event. 8.18.14
The Weekend Box Aug 17 2014
This weekend we bring you a great breakthrough in Canada, a duel to the very last drop in Washington state, an Australian double in New England and more. 8.17.14
A triumphant return in Kalmar
Leanda Cave made a triumphant return after an injury plagued year with a dominating 8:56:50 victory at Ironman Sweden at Kalmar. Horst Reichel won the men's title. 8.16.14


Introducing the Parlee Altum R
While we perused the many halls of the 2014 Eurobike show we stumbled upon the very beautiful blue Parlee Altum R bike and decided to look closer. 8.28.14
The new Cervelo S5 is here
The Cervelo S5 is a popular and proven aero road bike, but it is not good to rest on laurels and thus the crew at Cervelo worked hard on this new design. 8.27.14
A detailed look at the Ueberbike
We uploaded initial pictures of the new Rafael Ueberbike last week, and today we had a chance to look closer and fondle this very attractive new TT machine. 8.26.14
Prize Money
I propose we look at pro triathletes, and the prize money offered them, in a different light. My thesis is that the chief beneficiary of the prize money is not the pro. It's you and me. 8.25.14
The Pivot Mach 4 Carbon
In case you are lusting for a new fast XTERRA bike, you may need to look no further than at this Pivot Mach 4 Carbon - a fun ride even if you don't race. 8.23.14
Meet the Rafael Ueberbike
At the 2014 Eurobike trade show German Rafael Hoffleit will present a bike to the world that has neither a fork leg, nor a chainstay or seatstay on the non-drive side. 8.23.14
Swim nomenclature
The community of swimmers brings its own lingo to the pool. Here's your guide to swimming nomenclature along with a bit of etiquette throw in, no charge. 8.22.14
Luke McKenzie's Scott Plasma 5
Luke McKenzie got his hands on the new Scott Plasma a few weeks before the 2014 Datev Challenge Roth and here is a look at his race bike. 8.18.14
The Big Loop - Angeles Crest Century
There is no better way to spend a Sunday than doing a long ride. And if you happen to live proximate to the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles, there's no better way to spend a Sunday than by doing this ride. 8.18.14
The James Cunnama Cervelo P5-6
South African James Cunnama finished 5th at the 2014 Datev Challenge Roth and here is a look at his Shimano and Enve Composites equipped Cervelo P5. 8.15.14
The S-Works of Conrad Stoltz
Just ahead of the 2014 ITU Cross World Championships we looked closer at the Specialized S-Works Epic 29er of defending champ Conrad Stoltz. 8.15.14
Giro Synthe questions answered
Our readers had many questions about the new Giro Synthe aero road helmet and Giro Sport Design R&D director Rob Wesson responded in detail. 8.14.14
Litespeed Freedom
Litespeed's Brad Devaney and I conspired on a gravel bike and here it is, my current main squeeze. I call it the Freedom because that's what it means to me. 8.11.14
Monuments
Continuing our look on the impact of private equity, I consider the way durable brands in endurance sport are built, versus the typical business style of private equity. Are these compatible? 8.11.14
Is a 70.3 in Poland the start of something big?
Today Ironman welcomes Poland to the family. It's Herbalife Ironman 70.3 Gdynia. This is the first Ironman race in a former East Bloc country not counting tri-crazy Hungary, and it may be the first of many. 8.09.14
Ironman's Recapitalization
A couple of months ago Ironman took out a pretty big loan, $220 million, along with a $20 million revolver. This raised eyebrows and I thought it worth an explanation. 8.07.14
Newton Fate and Kismet
Newton has taken a step toward market trends, as shoe companies tend to do, but more importantly a step toward the best-in-market through improved processes and materials. 8.04.14
The BH Aero of Eneko Llanos
We checked out the race bike of Eneko Llanos last year in March, but the fast Spaniard has changed many components on his BH Aero, and we took a closer look. 7.31.14
Bek Keat's Trek Speed Concept
Rebekah Keat is on the Trek Factory Racing team and we got a hold of her Campagnolo equipped Trek Speed Concept race bike while she got ready for Roth. 7.29.14
The bike choice of Rachel Joyce
In 2012 Rachel Joyce won the Challenge Roth and after a year away she came back in 2014 to fight for the title aboard this Shimano equipped Cervelo P5. 7.28.14