Triathlon wheels boost your race performance by taking advantage of two physical properties, weight and aerodynamics. Because of the rotating weight of your wheels a triathlon wheel is the most important component in your triathlon bike setup. Wheels affect not only the weight of your bike and the feel of the ride, but . . . → Read More: Triathlon Wheels Take a Leap Forward
Slow Riders improve more with Aero Equipment
Who benefits more from the use of Aerodynamic gear, a slow rider or a fast rider? For the sake of argument, let’s say that a slow rider rides a time trial at 18 mph or 30 kph and a fast rider rides at 25 mph or 40 kph.
Both riders . . . → Read More: Triathlon Bicycles – Do Slow Riders Save More Time?
UPDATE: Nov 11, 2008 – This auction has ended, but you can look for more Zipp 808 Disc Wheelsets for auction here.
Up for auction is this Zipp 808 Carbon tubular wheelset. Barely used originally from a Felt bicycle, and thus the graphics. The cassette body can use Shimano 8, 9 or 10 speed cassettes.
Comes with . . . → Read More: Zipp 808 Disc Wheeset
What is the difference between road bikes and triathlon bikes?
To understand the difference between triathlon bikes and road bikes, it helps to understand the difference between road racing and triathlon racing.
In the majority of triathlons, the biking leg is an individual event. Each triathlete begins their bike leg when they finish the swimming portion of . . . → Read More: Triathlon Bikes versus Road Bikes
Triathlons are quickly becoming one of the most popular endeavors for athletes and non-athletes alike. Shows like MTV’s “Made” and NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” feature out of shape and overweight stars whose motivation for getting back in shape is to complete a triathlon.
Maybe you’ve been thinking of completing a triathlon as well and are wondering . . . → Read More: History of Triathlons – What is a Triathlon?