What To Do With Your Bike In Winter.

On November 30, 2011, in Products, by Ryan

As the temperature starts to drop and most of the country is preparing for a cold and snowy winter it’s time to figure out what to do with your bike for the next few months. When it comes to winterizing your bicycle there’s really only 2 options that you have to choose from: Store it [...]

 

How to Change a Flat Tube on Your Bike.

On November 1, 2011, in First-Time Triathletes, by Ryan

What you need: -2 tire levers -New Tube -Bike Pump – Wrenches (if you do not have a quick release wheel) Steps to Changing a Your Tube: 1-      Remove the wheel from your bike, use the wrenches here if need be, pull quick release lock so it is sticking straight out. Unscrew the skewer from [...]

 

What type of Bike Pump do you need?

On October 25, 2011, in First-Time Triathletes, Innovations, Products, Training Equpiment, by Ryan

Anybody who owns a bike knows that you always have to check your tires and make sure they’re inflated before riding. In order to properly inflate and maintain a good air pressure in your tires you’ll need some form of a pump, and there are a slew of different pumps out there. The most common [...]

 

Fall and Winter 2011 Cycling Tights

On October 13, 2011, in Products, Training Equpiment, by Ryan

Cycling at this time of the year is bittersweet. The views are outstanding, all the trees changing colors, and the crisp cool air makes each breath feel cooling and comfortable. However this same crisp cool air is brutal when going any faster than 5 miles per hour in your bike shorts. Temperatures are dropping just [...]

 

Winter Cycling Shoes

On October 10, 2011, in Products, Training Equpiment, by Ryan

As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder it becomes more and more difficult to get out on your bike and ride. The wind can chill you to the bone, the temperature is going to be bitterly cold, and if you add any form of precipitation to that and you can have a [...]

 

The Best Open Water Goggles

On September 15, 2011, in Innovations, Products, Training Equpiment, by Ryan

Buying your goggles for a tri or even just for training can get a bit overwhelming with all of the variety out there. Prices can vary from $7 all the way up to $50, lenses can be just about any color you want, and deciding if you want mirrored or non-mirrored goggles can push you [...]

 

Triathlon Gear Bags for Every Price

On June 30, 2011, in First-Time Triathletes, Innovations, Products, by Ryan

So you’ve got your triathlon basics; a bike, wetsuit, tri clothing, shoes, and anything else you need to successfully complete your first, or one of your first, triathlons.  Now you’re looking to make another buy, so what this time? Upgrade your wetsuit?  A new Aero Helmet? Maybe even a new tri suit? I feel like [...]

 

2011 Shoe Preview

On February 2, 2011, in First-Time Triathletes, Innovations, Products, Training Equpiment, by Ryan

As we start looking forward to the 2011 Triathlon season a lot of us are going to be looking for new gear. The one item that everybody should buy at least once a season, more often if you train more and do a bunch of tri’s, are shoes. This year we’re looking at some great [...]

 

Pearl Izumi 2011

On January 21, 2011, in Innovations, Products, by Ryan

As we get ready to enter the 2011 season we’re going to start seeing all the latest and greatest products from the major companies. Pearl Izumi is one of those companies that have redone the pro series of cycling and triathlon clothing. PI has outdone themselves with their fabric technology that is available to consumers [...]

 

What to do in a Bike Crash?

On January 4, 2011, in First-Time Triathletes, Training Equpiment, by Ryan

You can be the safest bike rider in the world but no matter how hard you try you’re bound to have an accident. What you do after the accident is what can save you a small fortune and prevent you from messing your bike up worse than it is. The first thing to do following [...]

 

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