Quick update on the state of the cycling industry and availability of bikes and components. Short story: it’s ugly and getting worse. The disruptions to supply chains and manufacturing have been massive and continue to ripple like waves through the industry. Factories in Asia continue to be shut down at random times indefinitely. Shipping (on […]
More 300 fps super slo-mo geek candy. Shot at the the same spot on the Queen K as the men – about mile 108.
My annual installment of high-speed video from the Queen K is ready for your bike-geek enjoyment! First up, the Men, shot from the intersection of Hina-Ami and the Queen K, about 4 miles out of town. So we are at mile about mile 12 on the way out and mile 108 on the way back. […]
Everyone has heard about the difficult conditions on the Kona bike course near the turn at Hawi. If you get classic Ironman weather, which you almost always do on race day, the Hawi winds can only be described as shocking. It is unlikely you will ever have ridden your bike in anything approximating the jet […]
Here’s a quiz: Joe Trigeek has a sleek new cutting-edge carbon tri rocket, and he has his fit totally dialed in (by TTBikeFit no doubt…). What should he spend his next paycheck on? A: a pair of blinged-out race wheels B: A training camp C: Mortgage, food, utilities D: a power meter? OK – the […]
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 […]