My first time to the Big Island of Hawaii, to the home of Ironman triathlon was an awesome experience and even after 20 years in the sport of triathlon, my eyes were opened to another dimension. I was lucky enough to have the guidance of Cam Brown, Joanna Lawn and Armando Galarraga who had been there plenty of times and so their relaxed approach to this intense situation certainly helped me throughout the lead up.
We arrived a couple of weeks before the big day and spent some time staying with Jano and Paola, a couple of fun loving triathletes from Mexico who are lucky enough to live in Kona. Their cat Sebastien really enjoyed watching the AFL Grand Final live on TV with me the night I arrived.
Having never been to the Big Island before I was super keen to get out on the course a...
Posted on: December 27th, 2012
Earlier this month I was in need of some new GPS units to help with monitoring my training and TIMEX were generous enough to provide me with some new toys. TIMEX now has 3 top of the line GPS products to help you monitor all parameters whenever you are running or riding.
The Cycle Trainer 2.0 is perfect for teaming up with my QUARQ powermeter and giving me all the feedback I need about my Power output. Along with this it has all the usual speed, distance, time etc values and since it is an Ant+ sensor it also picks up my cadence. Given that I am living in Boulder, Colorado and riding plenty of excursions into the mountains, the Cycle Trainer 2.0 is lots of fun with its Altimeter indicating exactly how high we are getting. Depending on just how much information you want to see on the ...
Posted on: July 25th, 2012