Grassroot Events

I really enjoy the sport of triathlon, and other endurance sports. I just want to say, before I get started, I am not bashing any company or organization, in this blog post. I only want to point out some of the overlooked venues out there that might attract more people to endurance sports. I think… Continue reading Grassroot Events

11 Non-M-Dot Summer Half-Iron Races

Another good article by also written by Bethany Mavis. This one is one half distance non-name brand races. Some of these I have done and they were just as good if not better than the big name brand races I have done.   originally posted: After we shared our list of 10 Non-M-Dot… Continue reading 11 Non-M-Dot Summer Half-Iron Races

10 Non-M-Dot Iron-Distance Races

  Below is an article from written by Bethany Mavis. It is article written about some of the better non-name brand 140.6 races in the United States. By Bethany Mavis Originally posted: Ironman isn’t the only race company supporting super-long distance dreams. These 10 U.S. events give triathletes all 140.6 miles in unique style. Great Floridian Triathlon… Continue reading 10 Non-M-Dot Iron-Distance Races

History of Shimano, February 1921 — Category Cafe

In February 1921, Shozaburo Shimano opened Shimano Iron Works in Higashi Minato in Sakai City when he was 26 years old. On the site of a demolished celluloid factory, he rented a nearly 40-square-meter area. The monthly rent was 5 yen. At that time, the new establishment had only a single lathe, measuring about 1.8… Continue reading History of Shimano, February 1921 — Category Cafe

Burning River 100 Mile Relay

I am running in an 8 person 100-mile relay on the 29th to the 30th of July. The run starts in Willoughby, Ohio and snakes around and down and through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and ends in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. I will be running the third leg, Egbert Rd. to Stables, a 15-mile leg… Continue reading Burning River 100 Mile Relay

USAT Rule 7.2 Placement of Equipment

USAT Rule 7.2 Placement of Equipment. All participants shall place equipment only in the properly designated and individually assigned bicycle corral and shall at all times keep their equipment confined to such properly designated areas. Any violation of this Section shall result in a variable time penalty. There are a lot of rules in triathlon,… Continue reading USAT Rule 7.2 Placement of Equipment

Maumee Bay Aquabike Post Race Report

My second Aquabike was on the 18th of June, at Maumee Bay State Park, in Oregon, Ohio. The race was put on by HFP Racing. I have done the Olympic distance triathlon a couple of times and my son did the mini-triathlon there, last year. The course did not change from last year, so we… Continue reading Maumee Bay Aquabike Post Race Report