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iStock 000003393359XSmall Training for a Triathlon – Becoming the Best Just Got Easier!

If you’ve just started training for a triathlon then you’ve come to the right place. I’ve got plenty of free material to get you started!

A triathlon consists of 3 parts:

  • Running
  • Biking
  • Open Water Swimming

To become a master at the triathlon you must have a good triathlon training workout routine.

It’s not difficult to begin a training regimen and if you’re looking for some helpful training tips you need to check out…

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Be sure to mark your calendars for the…
Florida Triathlon 348x300 Join me Sept 17 & 18 for the Galloway Captiva Triathlon!
Galloway Captiva Triathlon at the beautiful South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island on September 17 (Saturday) and September 18 (Sunday)!
On Saturday, there will be a kids race, and on Sunday the adult sprint!
Expect:
  • clear waters,
  • flat, fast biking, and
  • a beautiful run course!

There will also be lots of extra’s for the family, including:

  • bounce houses,
  • face painting,
  • games,
  • expo, and
  • more!

As of today, there are less than 200 total spots remaining, and the price goes up on August 1st!

Don’t miss out, and if you need help preparing for this triathlon, contact me, or give me a call at (239) 246-2920!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Angie

7 Tips to Help You Shop for a Triathlon Bike

Posted by Angie On May 16th

Over the past few months, I’ve given you details on how to go about purchasing a new triathlon bike.

AngieFergusonBike 7 Tips to Help You Shop for a Triathlon Bike

So if you are considering getting a sweet new ride, you should consider these tips to make sure that you are getting the bike that will suite you best.

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Finally, on your bike shopping adventure, you must not forget to accessorize.

Bike Helmet by John Rees Choosing a Triathlon Bike #7: Getting the Proper Accessories

This is the 7th tip in our series: “7 Road Bike Shopping Basics” which is also available as a FREE eBook at www.GearedUp.biz/ebooks/7-road-bike-shopping-basics.

When you begin exploring accessories for your bike, you’ll see there are a sea of items that enhance your riding experience.

You can spend as much or as little time and money as you want on items such as racks, bottle cages, locks, computers, bags & trailers, gloves, shoes & clothing, lights, and tire pumps. However, you absolutely CAN NOT skimp on…

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After you have decided on the type and cost of your bike it is very important to be properly measured and fit so it works well with your body style.

Bike Seat by Corey Schaffer Choosing a Triathlon Bike #6: – Getting a Proper Bike Fit

This is the 6th tip in our series: “7 Road Bike Shopping Basics” which is also available as a FREE eBook at www.GearedUp.biz/ebooks/7-road-bike-shopping-basics.

Too often people buy a bike and try to start riding in whatever default position it is in. This quickly leads to sore necks, shoulders, backs and knee injuries. Remember, riding is supposed to improve your health, not hinder it! The salesperson should help you with the proper bike fitting and adjustments when you buy the bike. However, if you purchase a used bike, or you need to make your own adjustments at home, here are some rules to follow:

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Choosing a Triathlon Bike #5: The Test Drive

Posted by Angie On April 4th

Once you’ve found a trustworthy bike shop and you’ve decided on a bike that fits your style, riding goals, and price range…

Triathlon Bike 3 Choosing a Triathlon Bike #5: The Test Drive

This is the 5th tip in our series: “7 Road Bike Shopping Basics” which is also available as a FREE eBook at www.GearedUp.biz/ebooks/7-road-bike-shopping-basics.

…it’s time for the fun part… the test drive!

At the bike shop, there are several checks you should do with the salesman to ensure that you get an accurate feel for the bike on your test drive. Here is a good checklist to follow:

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When it comes to choosing a triathlon bike, deciding how much to spend isn’t an exact science.

Triathlon Bike2 Choosing a Triathlon Bike #4: Deciding How Much to Spend

This is the 4th tip in our series: “7 Road Bike Shopping Basics” which is also available as a FREE eBook at www.GearedUp.biz/ebooks/7-road-bike-shopping-basics.

However, the more you pay, the lighter the bike tends to be and, theoretically speaking, the lighter the cycle, the better it is! Cyclists are obsessed with weight, and are always looking for ways to shed weight off their rides. The lighter your bike is, the less weight you have to power, and the faster you will go.

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Buying a bike is similar to buying a computer. The choices are endless and can be overwhelming!

bicycle race Choosing a Triathlon Bike #3: With So Many Choices, How Can You Decide?

This is the 3rd tip in our series: “7 Road Bike Shopping Basics” which is also available as a FREE eBook at  www.GearedUp.biz/ebooks/7-road-bike-shopping-basics.

Although Mountain Bikes & Road Bikes are two of the more popular styles, there are many other types of specialized bikes to choose from.

You have to decide what your riding style is and what your goals are.

Below are brief descriptions of various other styles of bikes that may work for your specific needs.

To determine what type of triathlon bike you will need, you must first determine what type of riding you will be doing.

Hardtail mountain bike by Andy Armstrong Choosing a Triathlon Bike #2: Two Other Popular Styles of Bikes

This is the 2nd tip in our series: “7 Road Bike Shopping Basics” which is also available as a FREE eBook at www.GearedUp.biz/ebooks/7-road-bike-shopping-basics/

Do you like trail riding over rocks and uneven ground, or will you be cruising along the smooth pavement? Are you concerned with distance and speed, freestyle, racing, technical riding skills, or comfort?

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Are you ready to become a cyclist?

TriathlonBike Choosing a Triathlon Bike: #1 How to Shop For A Bicycle.

This is the 1st tip in our series: “7 Road Bike Shopping Basics” which is also available as a FREE eBook at www.GearedUp.biz/ebooks/7-road-bike-shopping-basics

Or, perhaps you are ready to get back into biking? We want to make sure that you’re savvy to the current world of cycling. When shopping for a triathlon bike, keep in mind you’re also shopping for a bike shop.

Ask yourself these important questions when deciding where you should purchase your bike:

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