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Triathlon Bike Gear 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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Supporting “The Two Girls” A GREAT Bra for Triathletes

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Cycling Shoes  – Spin/Mountain Bike Shoes or Road Shoes for a Newbie?

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Wearing your Racing Shirt during the Triathlon Swim – ..follow-up question about men’s triathlon apparel..

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Triathlon Approved Electronics  – Are the bike computer things allowed?

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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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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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Clip-in Pedals vs. Basket Pedals – I really hate being attached to the bike..

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

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

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

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

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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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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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