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Triathlon Cycling

Funny Picture, Cycling in Harlow

Oct 24, 2007 |

One road in Harlow requires cyclists to dismount seven times within 380 yards. What were they thinking when they put all those signs up?

Vaseline for Cold Biking

Sep 8, 2007 |

While discussing triathlon, a fellow triathlete suggested using Vaseline on exposed skin when biking in the cold. I haven’t tried it, but it may help protect my face from the cold wind while biking. I live in Connecticut, and it goes from boiling hot summers to freezing cold winters.

More Cycling

Sep 3, 2007 |

I hope to get out and go bike riding some more this summer, before it gets too cold. I do not go bike riding once it starts getting colder, because of the freezing wind chill. What do you do in the winter months? Tell me at the Triathlon Forums.

Triathlon Bike 101 – Getting Started

Aug 28, 2007 |

Janet Wilson recently wrote an article entitled Triathlon Bike 101 – Getting Started. Check it out: I met with one of my new triathlon clients recently and noticed 7 things during a quick 5 minutes review of his triathlon bike (this was after I begged him to bring his bike to one of his swim […more]

How Do I Get My Bike Miles Up?

Jul 28, 2007 |

Janet Wilson wrote an article about getting your bike miles up: I got a question this week from a triathlete struggling to build up mileage on his triathlon bike. This is a common challenge for triathletes. The trick here is to build mileage slowly and consistently. Here are some tips: Remember to consult your physician […more]

Planning a Cycling Trip Through Italy

May 5, 2007 |

If you want to use your triathlon for skills for something else in addition to triathons, consider cycling through Italy: Cycling in Italy is a dream trip for many people and this makes it even more important to plan and prepare for your trip to make sure that you get the most from your trip. […more]

Strength Training For Cyclists

Apr 30, 2007 |

Gregg Hall wrote an article about strength training for cyclists: The research done to date on the effects of weight training on cyclists has brought mixed results. The study done by Ben Hurley at the University of Maryland had 10 healthy men take up strength training (bench presses, hip flexions, knee extensions, knee flexions, press-ups, […more]

Cycling in a triathlon? You need the right gear!

Apr 26, 2007 |

Dale Lawrence wrote an article about cycling gear: Cycling Success depends on finding the right bicycle for you Depending on the type of Triathlon you’re interested in competing in, the amount of time spent on your bike will differ. You’ll end up cycling anywhere from 12.4 miles on up to 112 miles in the Ultra. […more]

Motivation for Cycling Training

Apr 17, 2007 |

Richard Pettinger wrote the following article, entitled Motivation for Cycling Training: Quite often we can go through periods where we loose motivation to train. This can be for a variety of reasons. One of the most common is that we have other pressures on our time. Sometimes we may loose motivation because we have been […more]

Advice for Cycling Training

Apr 14, 2007 |

In the following article, Richard Pettinger offers some cycling training tips: 1. Have a clear Goal in Mind. If you have clear goals of what you would like to achieve in the season it helps to structure your training. For example if your goal is to complete the Etape du Tour you will need to […more]