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Tritime 2 months 3 weeks ago

Wer von Ihnen würde nicht gerne eine in der Vergangenheit liegende falsche Entscheidung oder ein Ereignis mit weitreichenden Folgen rückgängig machen? Ich bin mir ziemlich sicher: Jedem von Ihnen fallen da auf Anhieb etliche Situationen ein, die mehr als nur ein Kopfschütteln oder Augenverdrehen mit sich bringen. Auch ich kann ein Lied davon singen, allerdings […]

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Canadian Trivia Contest – Part 2: ITU World Championship special

Triathlon Magazine Canada 2 months 3 weeks ago

We continue to celebrate Canada Day (week) with our Canadian Trivia Contest. Today, as promised, we’re focused on Canada’s ITU world championship history.

Missed Day 1? You’ll find it here.

1) Who was the first Canadian to win the ITU Triathlon World Championship (elite)?

Bonus: What year did that happen?

 

2) Three Canadian women have finished on the podium for the elite race at the standard distance ITU Triathlon World Championship or Grand Final. Who are they?

Bonus: What years?

Bonus 2: What year did Canada win gold and silver?

 

3) What Canadian cities have hosted the Standard Distance ITU Triathlon World Championship?

Bonus: What years?

 

4) Name the only Canadian who has won the ITU Long-distance World Championship?

Bonus 1: What year?

Bonus 2: Where did the championship take place?

 

5) Canada has had three athletes finish on the podium at the ITU Long-distance world championship. Can you name them?

Bonus: What place did they finish?

Bonus 2: What year?

 

6) Who was the Canadian credited with the creation of the International Triathlon Union?

Bonus: How many times did he win his age group at the Ironman World Championship?

 

Click on the link below for today’s answers!

Canadian Triathlon Trivia Day 2 Answers

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Reserve Wheels launches carbon road wheel line

Triathlon Magazine Canada 2 months 3 weeks ago

We all know Cervélo as the Canadian aero bike brand founded by Phil White and Gerard Vroomen. In 2012 the company was sold to Pon Holdings, which owns a number of brands including high-end mountain bike manufacturer Santa Cruz.

Renowned for the durability of its products, the engineers at Santa Cruz introduced their own bullet-proof, high-performance mountain bike wheels in 2017. Santa Cruz and Cervelo have collaborated to create a new series of Reserve road wheels – as they describe it, “Cervélo aero meets Santa Cruz durability.” The wheels are all tubeless ready.

The new wheels will be released on a number of new 2021 Cervélo road models this year, and at least one triathlon model will feature the new wheels, too, but we’ll have to wait until later this year for the official announcement to know which one. A new website, reservewheels.com will celebrate the new brand – the new road wheels will be available for aftermarket purchase in 2021.

Today’s announcement also included some gravel wheelsets, but we’ll focus on the three road models that are most likely to appeal to triathletes.

Reserve 65

The 65 mm deep model is likely to be the most popular wheelset for triathletes, although you’re likely going to see a lot of people pair the Reserve 65 rear with the Reserve 50 front to avoid issues with crosswinds. According to today’s release, the 65 will be “most aero when used with 25c tires and most comfortable when 28c tubeless tires are mounted.”

Depth: 65mm

Width: 21mm

Weight: 520g (rim); 1,673g (50/65 DT240 set)

Spokes: 24

Price: $2,400 USD

Reserve 50

An all-around wheelset that’s likely to be popular with both road riders and triathletes alike, many triathletes are likely to pair the 50 with a 65 rear.

Depth: 50mm

Width: 21mm

Weight: 490g (rim); 1,638g (DT 240 set)

Spokes: 24

Price: $2,400 USD

Reserve 35

This durable training wheel also serves as a light climber for those who love to take on vertical challenges.

Depth: 35mm

Width: 21mm

Weight: 395g (rim); 1,449g (DT 240 set)

Spokes: 24

Price: $2,400 USD

The post Reserve Wheels launches carbon road wheel line appeared first on Triathlon Magazine Canada.

Attacking Alpe du Zwift

Slowtwitch 2 months 3 weeks ago
Two cyclists go head to head on the slopes of Alpe du Zwift.

ETRTO Publishes 2020 Updates for Tubeless and Hookless

Slowtwitch 2 months 3 weeks ago
We delve into the latest updates for rim and tire standards. This year brings several updates to modernize for road tubeless and more.

Finding Your Next Finish Line By Making Your Own

Slowtwitch 2 months 3 weeks ago
With few races on the horizon, it's time to choose your own adventure.

The Art of a Non Selfie Selfie

Slowtwitch 2 months 3 weeks ago
People clearly enjoy sharing images of their daily activities and that seems to be especially true when racing or training. But with no races to do and the option of a personal photographer following during training activities being slim, usually a selfie is the only option. But is it?

Refuse to Accept Failure

Slowtwitch 2 months 3 weeks ago
Our community has a unique capacity to endure; to pace, to suffer, to struggle, to prevail, and to finish. Letâ€TMs use it.

IM 70.3 Lubbock Canceled

Slowtwitch 2 months 3 weeks ago
Due to the escalating COVID-19 threat in Texas, this weekend's Ironman 70.3 Lubbock is canceled.

Boulder 70.3 follows Lubbock into cancellation

Slowtwitch 2 months 3 weeks ago
Due to a Boulder County mandate regarding increased coronavirus infections, the 2020 IM 70.3 Boulder is canceled.

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