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Triathlon BikeBelow 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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Bike ResourcesTriathlon QuestionHow to Change a Flat Tire - I keep getting pinch flats so obviously I am doing something wrong.

Triathlon QuestionUnderwear and Trisuits - Total newby - Do I need underwear if I have trishorts?????

Triathlon QuestionClip-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...

Triathlon QuestionSupporting "The Two Girls" A GREAT Bra for Triathletes

Triathlon QuestionCycling Shoes - Spin/Mountain Bike Shoes or Road Shoes for a Newbie?

Triathlon QuestionWearing your Racing Shirt during the Triathlon Swim - ...follow-up question about men's triathlon apparel.

Triathlon QuestionTriathlon Approved Electronics - Are the bike computer things allowed?

Triathlon QuestionHybrid Bikes for Triathlons - I am trying to find a bike and don't want to invest a lot.

Triathlon QuestionBest 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.

Triathlon QuestionSports 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

Triathlon QuestionMen's Triathlon Apparel - I'm doing my first triathlon next month...but i'm a bit worried about the apparel.

Triathlon QuestionClip-in Pedals vs. Basket Pedals -
I really hate being attached to the bike..

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

Triathlon QuestionAdvice 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...

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

Triathlon QuestionTriathlon Bikes for Big Guys - I am starting to train for a mini triathlon and I am a bigger person. 6'4' 250 pounds.

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

Triathlon QuestionZoot Calf Sleeves in Water - If I wear them and they absorb water during the swim would they be ineffective?

Triathlon QuestionSports Bras and Well-Endowed Triathletes - When do you change into it?

Triathlon QuestionWhat to Wear in Cold Weather Triathlons - Recommendations from a reader.

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

Triathlon QuestionBike Selection for a Beginner Triathlete - Are there any bikes that are not allowed in a triathlon?

Triathlon QuestionTriathlon 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.

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

Triathlon QuestionHeadphones 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

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

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

Triathlon QuestionGet 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.

Triathlon QuestionBike Recommendation for Your 1st Triathlon - What would you suggest for a first timer?

Triathlon QuestionBiking 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.

Triathlon ResourceReview 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.

Triathlon QuestionBiking 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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Triathlon QuestionSuped up Motobecane - I am new to the sport and don't have much cash to dump on a bike.

Triathlon QuestionThe 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.

Triathlon QuestionBike 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?

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

Triathlon QuestionFrom 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.

Triathlon QuestionBike Jerseys or Tech Shirts for the Run - Are the bike jerseys better ? Which do you recommend?

Triathlon Question"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?

Triathlon QuestionQuestion 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?...

Triathlon QuestionClip-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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Triathlon ResourcePennsylvania Triathlon - Connellsville Parks and Recreation Triathlon - Great sprint triathlon for beginners!

Triathlon ResourceNew York Triathlon - Brooklyn Sports Club Mini Indoor Triathlon - This unique indoor event is perfect for first-timers
Triathlon QuestionIs My Bike Ready for a Triathlon? ...My concern is I will start ramping up my training and my bike won't last...

Triathlon QuestionBuying a Triathlon Bike - Learn how to buy the right bike without breaking the bank from experts in the field

Triathlon QuestionRunning: 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...
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Triathlon EventNew York Triathlon - Brooklyn Sports Club Mini Indoor Triathlon - This unique indoor event is perfect for first-timers

Triathlon EventGeorgia Triathlon - Tri for the Shelter Sprint Triathlon - USAT sanctioned, This triathlon takes place in the gorgeous Rocky Mountain Recreation...

    Triathlon InspirationMy 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...

Triathlon InspirationFirst 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.
   

Triathlon ResourceAge Groups - Can you tell me why the age groups are 25 to 34 ... while most races use 20 to 29, 30 to 39, and 40 to 49?

Triathlon ResourceWhat to Wear for a Triathlon - Is it insane to think I can bike/run in shorts and a sports bra that I swam in?

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