By: Daniel Hamilton, Triathlete and Marathon Runner Ah, 2020. The year live racing died and virtual racing became prominent…wait virtual racing, prominent? Yes, I have been running for 6 years and competing in triathlons for the last 2 now and I have been aware of these virtual races all along.Read more
Speed Traps for Bikes!
Sometimes, one just needs to laugh. I had read through various discussion boards that it is possible for a cyclist to be pulled over and cited for going too fast in certain areas. Surprising, but then not really since cyclists are to follow the rules of the road (check outRead more
“Stuff” – What do you really ‘need’?
Poking around on various Facebook groups and reading articles about triathlons can be overwhelming. Why? Because of the ‘stuff’ people talk about that they have. Wetsuit, transition bag, disc brakes, hydration system/vest, trainer, tri bike, road bike, saddle, etc. Sometimes, it can sound like a foreign language! It can beRead more
New Year…New Goals! Bring it 2018!
The start of a new year means fresh beginnings, new goals, and many months of adventure. For some, they set resolutions or goals at the beginning of the year. These goals may change or strengthen over time. For me, I like the word ‘goals’ over ‘resolutions,’ but that is justRead more
If you saw my first post, my spring was spent reviewing and testing many road bikes and I’ve been asked…what did I buy? I purchased a Specialized Dolce. Since purchasing, I attended a free maintenance workshop at The Wheel Thing to learn how to change the tube, as well asRead more
One week out!
Knowing the race is less than one week away, I question, I am nervous, and I am excited. I question if I have trained enough (never seem to). or if I’m even ready (is anyone?). In looking at my Facebook memories from the last two years, I said and thoughtRead more
Buying my first road bike, oh my
I competed in 2015 and 2016 on a Diamondback Edgewood, which is a hybrid comfort bike. Time to get your jaws off the ground! Yes, I successfully competed and completed two sprint triathlons (and trained with an outdoor cycle group) on this bike. In preparation of my first sprint triathlon, IRead more