Triathlon Bike Event Questions
Below is an archive of all Bike questions we’ve recieved along with all of the Bike articles we’ve posted. We’re sure they will answer a majority of your questions, if not all! Visit our Triathlon Bike Page for complete information on how to approach your triathlon Bike training and events.
Walking Your Bike in a Triathlon – If you had to walk your bike up a crazy hill, would you be disqualified?
Wasting Time During Transition 1 (T1) – am I likely to waste by putting bib shorts and a bike top…
Clip-in Pedals vs. Basket Pedals – Been training for NYC Olympic tri next week in and took a BAD fall with clip in 10 days ago. I am now scared…
Foot Wear for Tranisitions What do I wear on my feet to transition from the swim to the Bike part of the triathlon?
Best Triathlon Bike for a First-Timer – What kind of Treks or Raleigh bike should we be looking at? Please help
Recovery is Key, A Detailed Strategy for the Beginner Triathlete Nutrition, rest and hydration are major factors in any athlete’s program for success, but have you examined yours carefully?
How You Cook Effects How You Feel – With the cooling temperatures of Fall, the vegetables we harvest are ones of a more grounding and warming nature.
Brick Training Basics for Beginner Triathletes – I am three weeks away from my first sprint triathlon. I have been training and am able to do the distance in each of the individual sports fairly comfortably.
Get Rolling on Your Bicycle! – If you are getting going on a training schedule that includes cycling at regular intervals, or have looked out the window and have seen the light, you will need to get that bicycle out from under any cobwebs or out from the dark corner it may have been parked in last year.
Keeping Prices Low in a Triathlon – What can I expect to spend in order to be prepared for my first tri?
Racing with Your Ipod – I listen to music always when I train and listened to it for the bike and run part of the indoor race.
Bike Recommendation for Your 1st Triathlon – What would you suggest for a first timer?
The Fourth Discipline – Mental Ability – so why was I only thinking negative thoughts and why did I have a sick feeling in my gut? Does this sound familiar? For most athletes this happens to us at least once before a big race.
Breakthrough Bricks – The easiest way to get better at running after cycling is to practice. These challenging workouts are called bricks – you know, bike, run. Ick!
Eating for Sumer Health – Summer is nature’s season of growth and maturity with an abundance of fruits and vegetables ripening in the sun. Nature’s energy is effervescent, making it the season for us to engage in outdoor recreation and soak up solar power.
Race Day Preparation – A must-read for those of you preparing to compete this summer!
The Sweat Test – How much should I drink during training or racing? There are literally thousands of articles on the web and in magazines regarding this subject, and most recommend somewhere between 16-24 oz of fluid per hour during heavy exercising. Is this enough? Is it too much?
Race Day Preparation – On race day they are more fit than they were before their training started. In most cases they feel confident that there bodies can handle the challenge ahead but there is one piece of preparation that many novice triathletes neglect to address which can turn a good race into a great race.
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Triathletes – OK, some of you might be “Accidental Triathletes”, barely remembering how and why you got into this sport. For some of you, it may have become a way to stay fit, or you like the image or lifestyle or like the friends you’ve made along the way. Even so, the majority of you are still drawn by the competition and want to actually get better.
Triathlon Plan for a Healthy 2010 – I want to get healthier for the new year and maybe do a triathlon this summer. Do you have any suggestions that can help me?
Biking Shorts Question – I am thinking about doing a sprint triathalon, and was wondering whether people swim in their bike shorts, or put them on after swimming? I am unsure how to decide what to do.
Gale Bernhardt Training Programs – Help! My first triathalon is in October and I don’t know where to begin when it comes to training. Do you have a beginniners training 3-month schedule?
How to Cross the Finish Line – So you’ve swam, you’ve biked and you’ve run. You are about 25 yards away from the finish line and are thinking, “There it is: The Finish Line!” Now what?
Review on T-Roller – The T-Roller massager is a lightweight and easy to use straight bar personal massager. When we here at Triathanewie.com initially received this product to check out, we were not sure what to expect.
Tiking Questions from a First-timer – I’ve been training hard for my first mini tri and since I don’t live that far from the event site, I attempted a brick on the actual bike/run route. This was not my first brick, but I found the bike route to be incredibly challenging — even though I have been doing some hill work in training previously.
Please take a few minutes to look through these articles and feel free emial us if you have any questions.
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Suped up Motobecane – I am new to the sport and don’t have much cash to dump on a bike.
The Newbie Guide to Bikes – Triathlon season is now upon us. Some of you have already run your season opener, others are prepping for their opener in a month (yours truly) and yet others are taking bets and talking the trash in prep to toe the line at Wildflower.
Bike Shorts vs. Swim Shorts – Considering my first tri this summer. The swim will be in a pool. What to wear? They’re will be no wetsuit. Bike shorts? w/no padding?
Using a Mountain Bike in a Triathlon – We both own mtn bikes. Will they be okay for a 7 mile ride?
From a Far Less Endowed woman to a Well Endowed Woman – I am training for my first triathlon and am wondering how to transition from swim to bike to run. I am well endowed and have to run with 2-3 sports bras on in order for running not to hurt me.
Core Strengthening Exercises for TriathaNewbies – We challenge ourselves with triathlons, training year round to keep our aerobic levels and technical skills to a point where we can compete to our body’s potential, but sometimes we forget that not all of our bodies are made for the wear and tear that accompanies such a demanding schedule.
Bike Jerseys or Tech Shirts for the Run – Are the bike jerseys better ? Which do you recommend?
“Throw Away” Shoes for Swim to Bike (T1) – – It is a paved road. Should I run this distance in my cycling shoes, or go in socks/barefeet and put the shoes on at the mount point?
Question on Mountain bike and walking during the run portion – I have two questions. 1.) is it ok if i ride a mountain bike (trek 4300) for the bike portion, and 2.) what if i walk fast during the ‘run’. is that ok or will i get the boot. :] is there a time limit for most mini’s?…
Clip-in Shoes or Running Shoes for the Bike – Do the cycling shoes really prove to help you have a faster time?
There are Newbies Starting Triathlons Every Day. Today Just Happens to be YOUR Day!
Pennsylvania Triathlon – Connellsville Parks and Recreation Triathlon –-Great sprint triathlon for beginners!
New York Triathlon – Brooklyn Sports Club Mini Indoor Triathlon – This unique indoor event is perfect for first-timers
Running: Good for the Body and the Brain – Could running make you smarter? The answer may surprise you.
Triathlon QuestionWalking Instead of Running in a Triathlon –– The race promoters presented an award to a 69 year old female who had had 2 knee replacements…
New York Triathlon – Brooklyn Sports Club Mini Indoor Triathlon –This unique indoor event is perfect for first-timers
Georgia Triathlon – Tri for the Shelter Sprint Triathlon – USAT sanctioned, This triathlon takes place in the gorgeous Rocky Mountain Recreation..
My First Triathlon, Nicholas D’Angelo – It was the end of my life as I knew it and the beginning of the beginning. I decided that I wanted to live. I wanted to be a better husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend…
First Triathlon Story – Greg H. from Texas – just to raise your arms at the finish line and know that you accomplished a triathlon is such a great feeling.