BLISTERS AND BLACK TOENAILS

4 Reasons Triathletes need a Road Bike

I'm of the belief that you can never have too many bikes.  A quick look around our garage is evidence of that.   If you are familiar with The Rules, then you know the correct number of bikes one should own is always n+1.  If we had more room, I think there's a good chance we'd have more bikes.



When I started in multi-sport back in 2003, I bought a $500 used road bike. It didn't quite fit me but it...

2016: Year of the Bike

As a triathlete, most of the time I train with other triathletes, especially when it comes to riding.  Pack riding was something that didn't really appeal to me, mainly because in a race, you can't draft so why on earth would you train like that?  It should be just you and the open road.  Right? 

I have since learned the error of my ways. Thanks to the suggestion of my wonderful husband (who is...

The Changing of the Guard

Thursday night's chilly run workout was a smack in the face reminder that fall is just around the corner. As if Starbucks ads for their infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte wasn't reminder enough...but I digress. I'm making it sound like I hate fall. While I'm always sad to see the end of summer, I really do love fall. It has to be my favourite season. G cringes when I say that. He hates fall. For him it...