Category Archives: Triathlon
There seems to be a lot of curiosity being expressed about the differences between the new Cervelo P3 and the Cervelo P5. People are also, as you’ll see from the gallery, making the false assumption that they are practically the same bike. We had the opportunity to snap some photos of a new P3 and [...]
This bright green Trek Speed Concept belongs to Jake Jendusa. His Speed Concept was designed with Trek’s Project One custom bike program which means that this SRAM powered machine is truly customized to his specifications. This is one of the rare bikes that is still made in the United States– in Jake’s homestate of Wisconsin.
Pete Jacobs won the 2012 Ironman World Championship on his Boardman AiRTT 9.8 time trial bike. It has been an impressive year for riders on Boardman bikes. Alistair Brownlee won an Olympic Gold medal on a Boardman and his brother Jonathan claimed the Olympic Bronze medal on his Boardman. We take a close look at [...]
Marino Vanhoenacker is one fast Belgian. He has won 9 Ironman titles. At Ironman Austria in 2011 he broke the Ironman record by finishing the race in a blazing time of 7 hours, 45 minutes and 58 seconds. Scott gave Vanhoenacker a specially painted Plasma 3 to commemorate his athletic triumphs. Zipp R2C shifters are mainstay in the [...]
Mininda “Rinny” Carfrae is going for her second Ironman World Championship title aboard her Felt DA. The “mini” bike sports 650c Zipp wheels and a SRAM Red groupo. The new SRAM R2C shifters. This is the only Kona bike we’ve seen that is sporting the updated R2C design. Rinny uses SRAM brake levers and Zipp [...]
Chris McCormack (or Macca as he’s widely known) is ready to take on Ironman Hawaii again. He’s won and been crowned the King of Kona twice in the past, so he’s undoubtedly a threat to take the world title. Macca’s Specialized Shiv is spec’d with Zipp/SRAM/Quarq parts. Yup, this is Macca’s race machine. Macca uses a [...]
French triathlete Cyril Viennot started racing triathlon in 1997 and quickly worked his way up the ranks. He now races around the world and has had some stellar results to back up his hard work. This year, Viennot will be riding a Scott Plasma in Kona.
American triathlete Linsey Corbin is ready to take on Kona once again, this time aboard a Trek Speed Concept. Corbin’s best result at the Ironman World Championship was in 2008 when she placed 5th. Her most notable result of 2012 was her Ironman Austria win. Check out her Zipp/SRAM decked out Trek! Photos courtesy of: Zipp Speed Weaponry A [...]
Jordan Rapp said he wouldn’t ever do Kona unless he felt like he had a legitimate shot at grabbing the world title. He’s a threat to take the win and his opponents know it. He has a proven weapon, the Specialized Shiv– the same bike that Craig Alexander rode to capture his third Ironman World [...]
Tim O’Donnell is back for his second attempt at conquering the Ironman World Championship on the Big Island of Hawaii. The American athlete is on a stealthy matte black 2013 Argon 18 E-118. This is his exact setup for the big day on Saturday. We see some new tech, never before seen tech here… it [...]