Triathlon News

  • First Look – Timex Ironman Global Trainer Watch

    15th October 2010

    With Ironman fever still gripping us all after Kona last weekend, we take a quick look at the very latest offering from Timex. Is it worthy of your cash? £249.99 (without HR belt) www.timexironman.com This new GPS watch from Timex…

  • Kona Bike Count – Cervélo And Profile Design Top The Charts

    13th October 2010

    The results of this year’s Kona Bike Count are beginning to filter through, starting with the bikes and aero bars. The annual Bike Count logs all the equipment used by competitors at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. The outcome…

  • Kona Glory For McCormack And Carfrae

    10th October 2010

    It was a memorable day for Australia at Kona, as Chris McCormack and Mirinda Carfrae raced to victory in dramatic fashion at the 2010 Ford Ironman World Championships. McCormack, the 2007 champion, wrote his name into the history books by becoming…

  • Specialized Shiv TT Bike – Increased Availability

    9th October 2010

    Supplies of Specialized’s flagship TT bike the Shiv are set to increase this autumn, after an initial run of only 10 bikes were brought into the UK to coincide with July’s Tour de France. All 10 were snapped up on…

  • Craig Alexander Interview

    8th October 2010

    In the second of our pre-Kona exclusives, 2008 and 2009 Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander spoke to Triathlon Plus South Africa’s Glen Gore about his career and hopes for a third straight title. Kona and the Triple Crown – do…

  • Mark Allen’s Winning Spirit

    8th October 2010

    Mark Allen became one of Ironman’s greatest athletes when he stepped onto the spiritual path that made him a winner In 1995, something very special happened in Hawaii. 37-year-old Mark Allen, a five-time winner of Ironman’s World Championship, stepped up…

  • New FSA TT Groupset Unveiled

    8th October 2010

    Bike component manufacturers FSA have launched a new Vision Metron groupset for TT/triathlon bikes. FSA’s gradual move into the world of groupsets took a step further at London’s Cycle Show, with their Vision Metron TT components unveiled on Willier’s Lampre…

  • Ironman Launch Olympic Distance Triathlon Series

    6th October 2010

    The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), best known for its Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races, have announced the launch of a new global event series titled 5150. All events within the 5150 Triathlon Series include a 1.5km swim, 40km bike and…

  • Chrissie Wellington Interview

    1st October 2010

    As Britain’s finest prepares to defend her Ironman World Championship in Kona next weekend, she talked to Triathlon Plus South Africa’s Glen Gore about her career and hopes for the future. Chrissie Wellington is seriously hard core and puts some…

  • New Ridley bikes launched

    30th September 2010

    Ridley have released ‘value’ versions of their top-end road and TT bikes for 2011, reports James Huang, technical editor Riders who are pining after Ridley’s top-end Noah or Dean carbon fibre flagships but can’t afford their premium prices have two…