Fuji’s new D-6 slaps you in face with its bold, organic lines. It just doesn’t look like anything else out there, which is refreshing in today’s ever more convergent aero bike market. So right away you have to give Fuji credit for breaking some new ground.
This was shot near the top of Palani hill, just a few miles into the bike. The two leading swimmers, Sanson and Potts had already passed. The riders shown: Rhodesy, Macca, Llanos, Crowie, Vanhoenacker, Paul Amey, (?), Tim Marr, Mathias Hecht, Luke McKenzie, Stephen Bayliss, Chris Lieto, Faris Al-Sultan, Cam Brown, Timo Bracht, (?), TJ […]
Max Longree, winner of IM Lou 2008 shows fantastic run form at mile 1 in Kona
I had the good fortune of sharing some beers and nachos at Lulu’s with the Cervelo crew including co-founder Phil White. Phil is a great guy and put up with my lengthy line of bike-geek questions. I wanted to get to the bottom of the P4 design and how it stacks up versus the P3 […]
High heat, high winds, that pretty much summed it up. The big island provided just about the worst conditions it can. As Vinu said post-race, it’s not the course that kills you, it’s the conditions. The only respite the athletes got was mid-run cloud cover – but up until that point it was boiling. Lis’ […]
We are all pumped – Lis, Patrick and Vinu are in good spirits, and they all look ready to rumble! Scott and I rode 80 miles of the bike course yesterday. That thing is a drag strip! Depending on winds and heat, it is a smoking fast course, at least the Queen K section. The […]
Lots to see at the bike check-in. There was the weird: TJ Tollakson’s carbon motorcycle fairing (legal??). The scary: the DK tri team taking a swim after bike check-in. Stadler is unbelievably jacked – look out for this guy on race day. The other fairing: Luke McKenzie’s Vision Tech aero bottle that looks exactly like […]