Ironman Transitions Are Different

If you’re building toward your first Ironman Brand 140.6 race, this blog post is for you.  In Ironman 140.6 racing, preparing your transitions (T1 and T2) usually differs from other races.  It’s typically a two day process unlike any other. This blog will describe how...

Race Shorter to get Faster

New triathletes are typically more interested in finishing races than being speedy. However, after becoming more familiar with the sport, most become interested in going fast.  This blog post will discuss how distance and intensity affect speed. Consistently racing...

Choosing Your Next Race

Training for your next race will be challenging and time consuming.  With a little planning, you can choose a race that best suits you.  Here are a few factors to consider when choosing your next race. Climate / Weather  – How will the weather be during your training,...

5 Tips for a Sound Race Plan

  When racing the 140.6 distance, sticking to a sound race plan is often more important than great fitness. Consider a very fit athlete who can’t resist a great bike split. While fast bike splits are fun, cycling beyond your capability will significantly...

More Free Speed

Race Wheel Configuration If you’re reading this article, you’re likely doing everything possible to beat your rivals.  Sometimes winning is about racing smarter not harder.  This article explains how race wheel configurations can move you ahead of your competition. ...

Free Speed

Bike Hydration Configuration If you’re reading this article, you probably train very hard to go fast.  Hard work brings speed, and there is no substitute for hard work.  In addition to hard work, you can gain speed by optimizing your bike’s hydration configuration....