Category Archives: tri-bikes

What kind of trainer are you?

During the course of an athlete’s life, a number of experiences combine to form the mentality and relative rate of discipline one applies to training. Formative experiences include initial exposures to sports such as training in gym class. Gym teachers … Continue reading

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Is it time for the triathlon community to grow up?

Triathlon is a set of sports within a sport. That means swimmers mix with cyclists. Cyclists mix with runners. It’s supposed to be an egalitarian sport. And we all have our flaws. It’s the rare individual that is truly exceptional … Continue reading

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Hanging with the twenty-somethings

  With the Cudworth-Astra wedding coming up in May, everyone in our household is knocking out workouts to get in shape for the dresses and tuxedos we’ll be wearing. The treadmill in the workout room has gotten quite a bit … Continue reading

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Toilet seat training and what it means to triathletes

Whump. Growing up in a family of four boys, there was not much call to put the toilet seat down after going to the bathroom. Had we the pleasure of a middle sister or so, the complaints might have seeped … Continue reading

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Is it your engine, your wheels or something else that is slowing you down

Stepping out of my car at one of my dependable Starbucks locations, I was struck by the stunning shine of a Triumph motorcycle next to my car. The shine was impressive, and so was the structure. Those of us that … Continue reading

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10 bikes you’ll never see on the market

At We Run and Ride, we confess to a certain lust for new bikes. When the annual Bike Porn issues from Bicycling or Velo magazines, we pore through the reviews wondering what it would really be like to own one of … Continue reading

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The Three Bitches and Twenty Bastards meet at the Horribly Hilly 100

“Isn’t this pretty?” I asked my companion Sue at the 30-mile point of the Horribly Hilly 100 ride. “It’s a valley,” she responded. “So it’s not that pretty. It means we have to go back up again.” And that, my … Continue reading

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