Brennauer Wins Again at Thuringen Rundfahrt

Brennauer Wins Again at Thuringen Rundfahrt

Lisa Brennauer won her second stage at Thuringen Rundfahrt today in the individual time trial stage in Schmölln. Brennauer clocked a time of 27:40.130 to narrowly beat Lauren Stephens' (Tibco) time of 27:40.180. Team mate Karol-Ann Canuel was third on the stage with...

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First Endurance riders Win 5 National Titles!

First Endurance riders Win 5 National Titles!

The First Endurance sponsored Velocio-SRAM cycling team claimed five titles during the Road National Championships. The team took the time-trial title victory in Canada along with two time-trial and two road racing wins in Belarus and Germany. In Canada, Karol-Ann...

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Brennauer wins Tour of Britain!

Brennauer wins Tour of Britain!

First Endurance rider Lisa Brennauer wins (Velocio-SRAM) the overall classification at the Aviva Women's Tour of Britain. Brennauer finished six seconds ahead of Julien D'Hoore (Wiggle Honda) and seven seconds in front of Christine Majerus (Boels Dolman CT) who...

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Getting Faster on the TT Bike With Matt Hanson

Getting Faster on the TT Bike With Matt Hanson

First Endurance triathlete Matt Hanson spent some quality time in the velodrome recently in preparation for the 2015 season. Read about some of what he learned in terms of aerodynamics and efficiency: First Endurance: What translated into the single most valuable...

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Heather & Trevor Wurtele On Challenge Dubai

Heather & Trevor Wurtele On Challenge Dubai

Thoughts from H & T Wurtele a few days out from the first race of the Triple Crown Series, Challenge Dubai (challenge-dubai.com), taking place on February 27, 2015: 1) What is it about this race that is so attractive? H: It is the first event in the new Challenge...

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IRONMAN Guru Mark Allen’s Insight On Inflammation

IRONMAN Guru Mark Allen’s Insight On Inflammation

By Mark Allen I was a triathlete by trade, but was brought up in an environment that was very scientific and physiology-oriented by education. My degree from UC San Diego was in Biology with an emphasis on microbiology. In other words, I entered the sport of...

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Trek Factory Racing Training Camp- Day 5

Trek Factory Racing Training Camp- Day 5

Riding with the team is like 'hitting' on 17 at the blackjack table. It works out once in a while but, in the long run, the odds just aren't in your favor. We 'busted' today. All we knew is that the team was going to all ride together today and that they were doing  5...

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Trek Factory Training Camp-Day 4

Trek Factory Training Camp-Day 4

SPARTACUS!  This trek factory training camp is one of the only times the entire team is together the entire year.  Because of this, all the sponsors are here right now.  The guys that fit the riders on their bikes are working 24/7 to get all the riders set up on their...

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Trek Factory Training camp-Day 3

Trek Factory Training camp-Day 3

'Easy' is a Relative Term.  Riding with  Bob Jungles, Julian Arredondo, Fabio Felline, Danny Van Poppel, Haimar Zubeldia, etc... sounds awesome on paper but is an entire different venture into the proverbial 'pain-cave' in reality. Especially if you're riding in a...

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Trek Factory Training Camp-Day 2

Trek Factory Training Camp-Day 2

  Ouch. So today we rode with two of the team doctors, Jens and Andy. Not only are they both exceptional riders, they've also been coming to L'Albir for training camps for years so they know the best routes. In addition, which is good and bad, is that they both...

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Trek Factory Team Training Camp in Spain- Day 1

Trek Factory Team Training Camp in Spain- Day 1

Never again!  The only flight option we had to get to Spain was via New York.  If you don't already know, JFK Airport's an evil vortex of of hell.  We sat on the tarmac for 3-plus hours waiting for one thing after another.  Which meant we, and everyone else on the...

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Day 3 Ultraman Fueling – 52.4 Mile Run

Day 3 Ultraman Fueling – 52.4 Mile Run

ULTRAMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP DAY 3 RUN 52.4mi The last day of this 3 day race is a double marathon. The major difference between this double marathon and any other regular ultra-run  is that you are starting this double marathon tired, sore, dehydrated, and depleted...

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Day 1: Ultraman Fueling – 6.2 Mile Swim & 90 Mile Bike

Day 1: Ultraman Fueling – 6.2 Mile Swim & 90 Mile Bike

ULTRAMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP DAY 1: 6.2 Mile Swim & 90 Mile Bike (apx 8,500 ft of elevation gain) Swim (water temp apx 79-80F (26-27C), each swimmer has a kayak support person, no drafting allowed): Pre race:             Ultragen mixed w/Pre-Race & water  (@...

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What’s The Most Common Race-Day Fueling Mistake?

What’s The Most Common Race-Day Fueling Mistake?

We were recently interview by LAVA Magazine.  They asked a number of great questions, with this one being the best: LAVA: Despite all of the endurance fueling research out there today, what common fueling mistakes do you continue to see athletes making, and what...

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Cancellara and Team on Dramatic Flanders Victory

Cancellara and Team on Dramatic Flanders Victory

First Endurance rider Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory) defended his Tour of Flanders title today by winning a four-man sprint to the finish.  The 259-kilometer race came down to a riveting, tactical battle as Cancellara had to play a cool hand with no teammates...

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