The Roo crew was up on stage at the expo showing off their new tri bike. The frame is currently a one-off, but they say it will be available for purchase in early 2009 – pricing undetermined, but no doubt high. The biggest innovation is the assymetrical downtube and BB area that are designed to […]
Cervelo has plenty of P4’s here at the expo – I may even ride one if they have one big enough. I have not heard that any pros will be riding them on Saturday. I know Rhodesy is not, and I have seen none of them going by on Alii. My first in-person impression of […]
Kestrel has totally reworked their Airfoil and Talon framesets after spending hours in the wind tunnel and stress lab testing everybody’s frames. Different layups, better carbon, more beefy downtubes and bottom bracket clusters make for lighter yet 20% stiffer frames.
We had the good fortune to fly the 2nd (and hence 3rd leg too) with 5x Ironman champion Heather Gollnick and her husband Todd. They have formed a venture to sponsor a new race series Rev3: http://www.rev3tri.com/ – the series aims to provide much higher prize purses for pros and be be family friendly for […]
24 hours of travel, thanks to USAir maintenance. Flight #1, Boston-Phoenix, uneventful. Flight #2, Phoenix-Kona… soon after everyone is aboard we get the “burned out light bulbs”: announcement, and on comes a mechanic. I am up front so I can watch him proceed to let something fall out of the ceiling of the cockpit, hit […]
Watch this blog for stories, photos and video direct from the Hawaiian Ironman. Lisbeth and my good friends Vinu Malik of Fuel Belt and Pat McCrann of Endurance Nation are racing, and I’ll be in possesion of a press pass so I hope to have some juicy stuff to post. Look for info on pro […]