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Catharine Pendrel's Orbea Alma new

Canadian Catharine Pendrel is the current MTB world champion and won the Sea Otter Classic XC event aboard this Shimano equipped Team Luna Orbea Alma.

The Scott Scale of Nino Schurter new

At the Sea Otter Classic Nino Schurter won the short track race on Friday and the cross country event on Sunday and we looked closer at his Scott Scale race bike.

Shimano for 2015

Shimano's groupkits for use in triathlon are overviewed here. Mostly, your choice for tri is Shimano versus SRAM or Shimano versus another Shimano group. Here's how we parse it.

A new Venge for Javier Gomez

At the beginning of the year we grabbed the S-Works Tarmac of Javier Gomez but just before the WTS event in Auckland he received a new Venge.

Ryf's unique dancing shoes

Daniela Ryf stormed to a big win at the 2015 Challenge Dubai, and during the bike segment she was wearing unique ballet slipper looking shoes.

The Cervelo S5 test bike

We have the new Cervelo S5 aero road bike in our hands and here now is a detailed gallery of this Hed, Fizik and Shimano Dura-Ace 11 speed setup.

The Dimond of Jordan Rapp

Jordan Rapp will start the 2015 race season aboard a Zipp and SRAM equipped Dimond race bike. It is finally together now and here are first images.

First look at the elusive Ventum

The new Ventum brand has been hotly discussed and a few snap shots appeared on the web, but here is a closer look at the Ventum prototype of Leanda Cave.

Canyon Aeroad CF SLX 8.0

We got our hands on a Canyon Aeroad CF SLX 8.0, and here is the first look at this fast looking aero road machine straight out of the box from Germany.

The Rohan Dennis BMC

Up close with the BMC Trackmachine TR01 of the 24-year old Aussie Rohan Dennis, who will attempt to break the 1-hour record on Sunday in Grenchen.

Javier Gomez' S-Works Tarmac

World Champion Javier Gomez is currently on Fuerteventura to get ready for the 2015 race season. We looked closer at the Specialized Tarmac he has with him.

Stationary Bike Apps

If you're aboard your bike and going nowhere fast that doesn't mean progress can't be made. Here's our overview of structured training apps (e.g., Sufferfest, VirtualTraining, TrainerRoad).

Yvonne van Vlerken's Simplon

The flying Dutch woman won the Lanzarote International Duathlon aboard her Enve and SRAM equipped Austrian brand Simplon Nexio, and we took a closer look.

Real Men Ride the Rollers

Before stationary trainers were rollers. Wyatt Earp rode the rollers. As did Jeremiah Johnson. Are you man enough to ride the rollers?

Dumb Trainers

We call them dumb not to disparage but to differentiate them from smart trainers. To any offended trainers, we apologize. And we also explain how to smarten them up.

Hunting up a Treadmill?

On cold, dark Winter days an indoor treadmill workout is practically the equal of a soak in warm tub. Here are Slowtwitch tips for those with a treadmill on their minds.

Litespeed T5 gravel bike

Dan Empfield had Litespeed make him a gravel bike and he dubbed that bike Freedom. Litespeed has pushed it even further and offers it as the T5 gravel.

Kona 14 Top 15 men - run

We showed the top 15 women a few days ago and today we share stats and gear of the top 15 men during the run at the 2014 GoPro Ironman Worlds.

Kona 14 Top 15 women - run

Every year we collect images and data of the top 15 Pros and we start today with the best overall placed women during the run, with gear and stats.

Winners and Losers: Helmets

Rudy wins in Kona! No surprise there. How does this comport with the real world use of helmets by triathletes, or at least by Slowtwitchers?

Eric Hinman's fly blue Dimond

Syracuse, NY resident Eric Hinman raced M30-34 in Kona and had a 9:38:59 finish. A few days before the race we checked out his custom blue Dimond race bike.

Diamondback Serios unveiled

Diamondback came to Kona to introduce the world to Serios, their new TT bike. The Serios makes a very fine first impression and here is a look at the range.

Christopher Borden's Dimond

We noticed this bike during the bike check-in in Chattanooga and decided to snap a few images. As it turns out - he was the fastest age grouper in that race.

Ironman Chattanooga bike count

Around 2,700 starters participated in the inaugural Little Debbie Ironman Chattanooga and here is a bike count of the bikes that entered transition.

Julien Timmerman's Pearson

French age grouper Julien Timmerman recently finished this custom painted Pearson Z1 with passion, help from friends and carefully selected components.
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