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Beware of Road Construction on Ironman Wisconsin Bike Course by fitink Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 6:53pm 1 Comment Who goes and rips up a road along a popular bike route on a Friday night, right before the weekend prime time for riding? Some road commission group in Wisconsin (click here to read more). Last weekend I encountered a gravelly, torn up mess of a road along the Ironman Wisconsin bike course. One week later, one return trip to Madison to ride ... Read on »
Video review: The ultimate road trip family & tri gear hauling truckster by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Nov 2011 12:00pm The 2012 Nissan Quest 3.5 LE is Nissan's newly redesigned minivan, and it competes directly with the Toyota Sienna and Chrysler Town and Country to name just a few of its car rivals. The new Nissan Quest seats seven and has plenty of room to take you and your family on a cross country trip from coast to coast or to your local triathl ... Read on »
Zen and the Art of Triathlon Podcast road trip to Little Rock, AR by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Mar 2010 7:00am   Hey, ZenTri Army!  Listen in and join me for a trip to Little Rock, Ar. as I take Zen triathlon training on the road. This show has lots of great training tips and nutrition tidbits.  We have interviews with three different athletes about their training and eating, trips to Whole Foods, and methods to train successfully while ... Read on »
Adjusting Your Road Bike For Triathlon by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 10:34pm by: Ian Buchanan Many riders add clip-on aerobars to their road bikes to make them work better for triathlon. However, clipping aerobars onto your road bike without making other changes in positioning and components is like putting a cook top in your living room and then expecting it to function like it would your kitchen. Additional change ... Read on »
Best of 2011: Watch the stuggle up Old Stage Road at this year's Boulder Peak Triathlon by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Dec 2011 1:43pm When triathletes think of the Boulder Peak Olympic Distance triathlon there are three words that make them shutter: "Old" and  "Stage" and  "Road." And of course this year was no different as thousands of amateur triathlete took on the 2011 Boulder Peal Triathlon and in the process conquered the very steep and very doubting Old St ... Read on »
Video: Dave Erickson's Road to Ironman 70.3 Boise begins by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 May 2011 12:18pm Editor's Note: Our man Dave Erickson is getting ready to rock Ironman 70.3 Boise later this year. Join him on his journey today with this EMT journal entry. Last year was not an easy race for me.  At the time I was happy about my swim (38:13) but I wasn't too excited about my bike time (3:00:39).  I just wasn't prepared for the winds and ... Read on »
Dave Erickson's Road to Ironman 70.3 California: "The Voice of Ironman" by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 03 Apr 2011 11:41am Mike Reilly announced his 100th Ironman Triathlon about three weeks ago in Taupo, New Zealand and this weekend he's back for more. Mr. Reilly is the voiceyou hear announcing athletes names as they cross the finish line at Ironman triathlons around the world including the 70.3 distance races.   I've been honored to hear Mr. Re ... Read on »
Zen and the Art of Triathlon podcast: road trip to San Diego by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 19 Jul 2010 9:00am Join in for some fun as we start off in Texas and travel to the tri-Mecca of San Diego for some adventures and mountain biking. Click HERE to listen now. This episode is chock-full of training tips and Zen methods to really enjoy your training.  We end the show with audio of getting lost in the desert east of San Diego. Shownotes: ... Read on »
Tri-race road-trip! What’s in my cooler? by Marni R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 22 Mar 2014 7:50pm Welcome to our life….. we are on the road again!  But this time it’s triple the fun because I get to train on the hills, I get to watch Karel and 6 of our Trimarni athletes race in the Clermont Olympic Distance Triathlon AND Campy gets to make memories with us! After a quick stop at the Jacksonville Running Company ... Read on »
Dave Erickson's Road to Ironman 70.3 California: Pre-Season Testing by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Mar 2011 6:05pm VO2 Max Test, Eastern Washington University By this time next week my Tri-Fusion team mates and I will be reminiscing about how we finished (hopefully all of us) the 2011 Ironman 70.3 California.  It's the first big race of the year to kick off the 2011 season for most all of us.  And if the reality of heading down to Oceanside, Cali ... Read on »