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Spirit of Racine Triathlon 70.3.... The race report by Jenny W. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 5:39pm Saturday we headed up to Racine for registration and bike racking. It was icky and spitting rain, which made me nervous about race day, so I tried not to think about it and cranked up the tunes... We went to the expo to pick up our packets. I had packed several options for race apparel, but while we were there I bought one more pair of bike shor ... Read on »
Spirit of Triathlon: Friendship by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 5:42pm What is it about this triathlon? Swimmers can be elitist and standoffish. Road cyclists can be really elitist and standoffish. Runners, especially the fast ones, can be darn intimidating. Yet, what happens when you squash all these prickly disciplines together? Oddly enough, this "individual" sport of triathlon creates a really cool and ... Read on »
Spirit of Triathlon: Get Off The Beach by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 5:42pm Inspire: • verb 1 fill with the urge or ability to do or feel something. 2 create (a feeling) in a person. 3 give rise to. 4 inhale. — ORIGIN Latin inspirare ‘breathe or blow into’. --Oxford English Dictionary Inspiration. The word has been used to describe weighty and mystical happenings, like when people are touched by God ... Read on »
Spirit of Triathlon: Manna from Heaven by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 5:42pm According to Bolder from Boulder, it's all about the bike. He did not even know how right he was, and the bike doesn't need to be nearly as fancy as his beloved Cervelo. Second hand mountain bikes or hybrids will do. A man from Namibia, where poverty and the AIDS pandemic rage, told me the other day that his second hand bicycle was "Manna ... Read on »
Race Report: Spirit of Racine Half Ironman by Mike W. Posted Tue 01 Jul 2008 12:00am The morning started off with a threat of thunderstorms, high humidity, thick fog (which delayed the start by an hour) and a water temperature of 55 degrees (and my new Rudy Project glasses broke). Not ideal race conditions, but the rain held off and the skies cleared up and then it got downright hot. Here I am setting up transition and ... Read on »
Spirit of Triathlon: No Beige Allowed by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 5:42pm dare • verb 1 have the courage to do. 2 defy or challenge to do. From the Old English: durran "to brave danger," When was the last time you confronted a choice between courage and cowardice? Our kids probably encounter it with some regularity, at least in its most basic form. Everyone is taller than they are, they cannot get fr ... Read on »
Video: The Spirit of Ironman---Kona 2010 by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Oct 2010 11:35am Perhaps the most magical time during any Ironman race is the last half hour before midnight. Seventeen hours seems like a long time to cover 140.6 miles, but for some amateur athletes those last 30 minutes are by far the most important minutes of a very long race day. It is in that last 30 minutes before midnight their all of the ... Read on »
Tried & Tested: FAIR premium spirits for summer by GreenMyStyle Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 May 2010 6:37am As summer approaches and days spent on the terrace beckon, Greenmystyle.com has tested the latest must-have thirst quencher. Jen Marsden does the taste test with the help of some friends. Cooling Pimms never goes out of style, but why not have a change and try FAIR, the first fair trade ... Read on »
Big Names Head to Michigan by fitink Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 12:00am I'm one who normally blasts Michigan for a lack of things to do and a far-from-less-than-stellar downtown that is Detroit. But sometimes, the Motor City Triathlon weekend being one and this weekend being another, I can say something good about the state and its action-packed events rather than tell my friends to get a good look at a Chicago skyl ... Read on »