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Triathlon Bike Event Questions

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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.

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Foot Wear for Tranisitions What do I wear on my feet to transition from the swim to the Bike part of the triathlon?

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Hybrid Bikes for Triathlons – I am trying to find a bike and don’t want to invest a lot.

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Triathlon Transistions – Do you wear your transition bag during the entire race or do you stash it somewhere between the swim and bike transition?

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Swim to Bike, T1 – For females – when you’re done w/ the swim, do you change to biking clothes?

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Cars.com Interviews TriathaNewbie.com in Choosing the Right Car for a Triathlete

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Triathlon Racing Category – How do I know which group I should (race) in?

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Best Bike for Your First Triathlon – I want to start doing tris so i signed up for one but i don’t have a bike yet. What do you recommend.

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Sports Bras for the Well-Endowed Ladies – I fall into the Athena class of tri racers…and I am having an issue trying to figure out what to wear

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Men’s Triathlon Apparel – I’m doing my first triathlon next month…but i’m a bit worried about the apparel.

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1000 Small Chain Ring Miles – Learn how to transition small bike workouts to big workouts with ease.

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Over the Cut-Off Triathlon Event Time – I will take longer than the 30 minutes that is allotted…

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Bathroom Needs During a Triathlon Event – What happens if you have to go to the bathroom?

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Best Triathlon Bike for a First-Timer – What kind of Treks or Raleigh bike should we be looking at? Please help

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Transition 1 for Men – I’m thinking of just pulling my bike shorts over my Speedo at T1. Will this be uncomfortable?

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Using Electronic Devices During Triathlon Events – While reading the USAT rules, saw that headphones, mp3s, etc are prohibited.

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Tapering for Triathlons – I wanted to know about tapering early in the season. Every program I have done shows about a week+ taper before a race

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Advice on a Beginner Triathlon Bike – I purchased an entry level road bike and I am not ready to spend a few thousand on a real tri bike…

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Finding a Good Used Triathlon Bike – Do you know of any web sites that deal with second hand tri-bikes?

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Triathlon Bikes for Big Guys – I am starting to train for a mini triathlon and I am a bigger person. 6’4′ 250 pounds.

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Triathlon Bike or Road Bike – My friend gave me a Trek triathlon bike…He (coach) does not think I should use this bike…

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Ironman Cut-off Times – On a full Ironman how much time is given for each step of the race? How long for the whole thing? Start time and End time

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Triathlon Song Video and Inspirational Triathlon Words by the Songwriter

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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?

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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.

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Zoot Calf Sleeves in Water – If I wear them and they absorb water during the swim would they be ineffective?

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Halfway through your first Triathlon Training – This is the first step in achieving what most of the population will never be able to do…SWIM, BIKE, RUN….back to back to back.

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Triathlon Age Limits for Kids – My twelve year old daughter…is interested in participating in a mini triathalon – is there an age limit for participation?

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Sports Bras and Well-Endowed Triathletes – When do you change into it?

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Effects of Stress on the Body – Low-level stress reduces your ability to burn calories and can minimize the flow of blood to the digestive tract by up to four times…

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What to Wear in Cold Weather Triathlons – Recommendations from a reader.

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Beginner Triathlete – Training in Five Months – I have been truly “bitten” by this thing they call the Tri-bug. I turn 40 next month and being shamefully honest I am in the worst shape of my life!

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Triathlon Bike or Road Bike – My friend gave me a Trek triathlon bike…He (coach) does not think I should use this bike…

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Bike Selection for a Beginner Triathlete – Are there any bikes that are not allowed in a triathlon?

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Triathlon Bike – What do I wear? We get lots of questions coming each week asking this very question, so we decided to put together a series of three articles outlining what you should wear during each leg of the triathlon.

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Average Triathlon Times – I am a 70 year old female. Need to find the times for swim, bike run for my age group…

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Clip-in Shoes or Running Shoes for the Bike – Do the cycling shoes really prove to help you have a faster time?

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Dieting and Triathlon Training – My question is on the Zone Diet. Will I have enough energy for 530-6am trianing sessions?

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Why Muscles Hurt After Working Out — Nutshell Version

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Natural Cold Remedies

From Your Kitchen Cabinet

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Is there a “type” of person that tends to do triathlon? Or, is triathlon one of those enigmas that allows and invites ALL types of folks to enjoy the same benefits that swimming, biking and running offer?

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Headphones during Triathlon Races and Training – I ran across “the top ten violated rules” during a triathlon event on the USAT website…the rule that changed the way I trained and raced most came was #8

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Training for your First Sprint/Mini-Triathlon – I was wondering what kind of time frame is needed for training before your first triathlon.

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Triathlon Training Tip -Off Season Training Focus

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Bike and Swim Questions from a Newbie – I would like to start training for my first mini-triathlon. I’m a real beginner…

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The Progression to Longer Distance Triathlons – A beginner triathlete guide to navigating triathlon distances

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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.

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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.

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Keeping Prices Low in a Triathlon – What can I expect to spend in order to be prepared for my first tri?

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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.

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Bike Recommendation for Your 1st Triathlon – What would you suggest for a first timer?

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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.

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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!

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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.

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Race Day Preparation – A must-read for those of you preparing to compete this summer!

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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.

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Biking 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.

TriathaNewbie.com Recommended Resources:

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Triathlon Swim : – Get the low-down on gear and read tips for training and events.

Triathlon Bike: – Learn how to structure bike workouts, find safety tips and read recommendations on great bike gear.

Triathlon Run : – Get the ultimate skinny on running sneakers, running gear, safety tips and much more.




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Suped up Motobecane  – I am new to the sport and don’t have much cash to dump on a bike.

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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.

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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?

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Using a Mountain Bike in a Triathlon – We both own mtn bikes. Will they be okay for a 7 mile ride?

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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.

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Bike Jerseys or Tech Shirts for the Run – Are the bike jerseys better ? Which do you recommend?

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“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?

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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?…

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Clip-in Shoes or Running Shoes for the Bike – Do the cycling shoes really prove to help you have a faster time?

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