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Daniela Ryf leads the way It's been quite a year for Daniela Ryf, who might not have raced much, but when she has, it's been very impressive. A look at the current prize-money rankings that sees Mario Mola lead the men's standings.

One-Hour Workout: Cycling Tempo Ladder Use this set to get in a quick, but tough, nonstop bike tempo session. This week's workout comes from USAT-certified coach Michael Gallagher of Rogue TRI Performance in Southern Oregon. Gallagher is also a triathlete and ultrarunner.

Running Trails? Don't Miss These 4 Must-Know Safety Tips Taking to the trails this off-season? Use these expert tips to make sure you're enjoying the view-and not worrying about your safety. Forget the roads-the mountains are calling! While trail running can be a truly transformative experience, it can also be risky.

Think Beyond the Hotel with These Unique Tri Travel Options With a wealth of alternative lodging options, today's travelers are only limited by their imagination. Is it weird that you can decamp to a race in Bogota or Boise and not be able to tell the difference?

Tri University: How to Survive the Winter Months Before Nationals Former collegiate triathlete Kristin Goett shares her advice for showing up to next April's national championships fit and ready to race. The collegiate tri season is done for the year. Medals have been won, podiums have been stood upon, and the disgusting post-race smell in your car is beginning to fade.

Here's What Science Says About Temperature Manipulation Chambers Post-workout cryotherapy and sauna sessions are having a moment. You've probably seen Facebook photos of your friends' shocked faces as they endure frigid full-body cryotherapy chambers post-workout. Or maybe you've seen training partners sweating it out in saunas as they prep for the lava fields of Kona.

Zwift: Welcome to Watopia Let's talk about how you can get Zwift installed and configured easily and inexpensively so you can ride in the Zwift virtual world. We'll focus on the use of a Speed and Cadence Sensor, a $60 gadget you put on your bike that communicates with the "Game", and is the most economical way to Zwift.

Tough, Just Got Tougher! The wait is over… The Slateman Legend has arrived! The iconic Slateman Triathlon just got even tougher. Entries are now open for the all-new 70.1 Legend Distance!

Ride The Challenge Madrid Bike Course LIVE On Bkool Just a few weeks ago, Bkool recorded the entire cycling section of Challenge Madrid. On Thursday, all Bkool Simulator riders will be able to climb the 14km mountain to the top of Canencia. It's a stunning route which can be enjoyed in both 3D and video.

Beginner's Luck: Why You Should Always Write a Race Report Even if you're the only one who reads it-a race report is a useful tool toward helping you become a better triathlete. Ever since my first race, I have been writing "race reports." Whether I post them on my blog or simply send them to my coach or mentor, I write down a play-by-play of the race.

Andy Potts' ride at the Ironman World Championship One of the most consistent Kona performers over the last few years, Andy Potts once again earned a top-10 finish on the Big Island. A look at the bike and equipment that helped him earn an eighth-place finish.

Vision Metron TFA Aerobar A number of Vision-sponsored pros, including super-biker Andrew Starykowicz, used the new Metron TFA Aerobar to dial in the perfect fit and aero position for their ride down the Queen K.

The 2018 Ironman Kona Men's Age Group Race in Photos Hundreds of age-group triathletes also made their dreams come true on Saturday, Oct. 13 in Kona.

The 2018 Ironman Kona Women's Age Group Race in Photos The athletes who put it all on the line to race in the 40th-anniversary edition of triathlon's greatest show.

Gorgeous Photos from the 5th Running of Challenge Peguera-Mallorca Spain's Pablo Dapena González and Great Britain's Lucy Gossage earned the victories at the fifth running of the Challenge Peguera Mallorca triathlon on a beautiful day in Spain. 2018 Challenge Peguera-Mallorca Mallorca, Spain - Oct. 20, 2018 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run.

Faces in the Field: Taylor Ross Now, after checking that box this past summer at IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder, Ross is ready to take on IRONMAN 70.3 Waco this weekend to continue her racing and recovery success. How did you first get involved in sports? Taylor Ross: I honestly can't remember a time that I wasn't playing sports.

Dapena and Gossage take Challenge Peguera-Mallorca Pablo Dapena González and Lucy Gossage cap their successful seasons off with impressive wins at Challenge Peguera-Mallorca.

The emotions of the finish line at the Ironman World Championship It was a record setting day that will be remembered for a long time. Photos from the emotional finish line in Kona that included everything from fast times to marriage proposals.

You surely can Swimrun in Cannes The newest ÖtillÖ Swimrun World Series race took place in Cannes - a resort town on the French Riviera that is well know for its International Film Festival. But it was 500 Swimrun athletes from 24 nations that were performing in and around Cannes in front of surprised and stunned onlookers.

The Monday Round-Up: Solid Performances in China and Chile Riding the high of a top-ten finish at the IRONMAN World Championship brought to you by Amazon just seven day earlier, Andy Potts flew into Chile to take on the competition at IRONMAN 70.3 Coquimbo. Exiting the Pacific Ocean with the lead, Potts rode off the front with Felipe Van de Wyngard for much of the 90K.

Upgrade Me! If you've decided that it's time to upgrade your bike, what should you look for? The most important factors are aerodynamics, handling, comfort/fit, and simplicity. Both the Ventum One and the Ventum Z tick all of these boxes.

Yelistratova and Castro win in Salinas in emotional sprint finishes - The third edition of the Salinas ITU Triathlon World Cup was the most dramatic and exciting to date after Yuliya Yelistratova and David Castro Fajardo both won their way to the top of the podium in down-to-the-wire sprint finishes on the blue carpet.

2018 IRONMAN Kona bike images - Women Daniela Ryf Felt FRD IA Disc Ryf smashed the Kona women's bike record with a 4:26:07 split that was 18:12 better than the previous mark set in 2011 by fellow Swiss and Olympic cycling medalist Karin Thürig.

2018 IRONMAN Kona bike images - Men On a record-smashingly fast day on the Queen K, former cycling pro Cameron Wurf led the way for the men.

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