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Adopt-A-Beginner Triathlete

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photoWe were all there once, a beginner. Time to take the challenge and help a beginner triathlete!

Better Late Than Never

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photo"Finding triathlon has probably saved my life." A late bloomer shares some of his journeys on becoming a 4rth year triathlete.

Night Striders

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photoSometimes things do not always go as planned, but an interesting and entertaining experience can come of it.

Are We Having Fun Yet?

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photoMany of us race, and some race a lot, but when was the last time you gave something back to the sport of triathlon?

Boy Am I Tired! Finding the Source of Fatigue

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photoA general observation of how fatigue can be caused by so many different sources. Finding the true reason can be as simple as watching the sun rise.

Picture Perfect Weight Loss: Book Review

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photoThis is NOT a diet book, but a weightloss book that has helped me change how I see food and the choices I make when I eat.

My Mistress and Family - The Two Loves of My Life

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photoGut check! Striking a balance between your two loves can make and keep the relationship strong.

Choosing the Trek Pilot 5.2: LBS's, expectations, test rides and money.

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photoA few months back I wrote an article about buying your next bike. Well now I have done it and wish to share my experience and choice with you.

Sleep Your Way to a Great Season!

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photoTriathlon is more than just three sports. For most of us it includes the real world of work, family and a host of other obligations. Only one problem: when and how much sleep should we get?

Membership has it's Privileges

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photoMost triathlons in America are held under USA Triathlon sanctioning. Last year I finally got a national ranking. Here are a few reasons to join.

Pay It Foward

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photoWe triathletes are a lucky lot. We have the time and the resources to enjoy a sport that is time consuming and can be very expensive. I take this opportunity to reflect on my good fortune.

So You Want a New Bike?

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photoTis the season to shop. These are a few of my plans when I go out looking for a new ride.

Thinking Outside the Tri-angle

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photoFor most age-group triathletes, getting the most out of there time for quality workouts can be daunting. Think outside the triangle to get a little more.

Race Prep: The Day is Near. Part 2 of 2

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photoIn part one the focus was the packing phase of a race. Here are a few more ideas to help with a successful race.

Race Prep: The Day is Near, So Where is Your Gear? Part 1 of 2

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photoAs race day apporaches anxiety builds. Don't let packing add to that list of worries. Part 1 is a checklist compiled by many that I have used on race day.
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Ontherun

Father of two, devoted husband, Clydesdale, hope to become just an age grouper someday. Competing in the 40-44 bracket this year. Have done a 1/2 Ironman tri, a marathon and a bunch of sprint and oly distance races. Member of BT since 12-1-03