Q. I've been drafted in a race. How do I deal with this?A. Drafting on the bike leg is an occasional unwanted occurrence in triathlon in which another athlete sits directly behind you during the bike leg, thereby reducing their air resistance, which
Q. Should I change my bike tyres before a race? And how do I strike a balance between durability and ride quality? A. I advise never changing anything before a race. Anything new presents an opportunity for something unexpected to go wrong. The best
passionate cyclist and triathlete and has competed internationally in his age group in events ranging from a 1K track pursuit to an Ironman.
trainers you'll save the 30 or so seconds some people spend switching their shoes in second transition (T2), by which point you'll be out on the run leg, some 200 metres down the road. However, you have to take into account what has happened on the bike leg
Q. How do I elastic-band my shoes and where do I attach them?A. Elastic-banding of bike shoes is an excellent way to save a little time (and seconds can be crucial) in your race because you can get going quickly rather than fiddling around with your
would at the bike rack on race day. This can save minutes in transition when others around you are fumbling.The turbo is also excellent for bike-run brick sessions to prepare for the ‘jellylegs’ feeling after a hard bike ride. Cycle at race pace for 10
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