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The race choice decision paralysis is real! The Ironman website lists 41 full distance and 158 70.3 events. The World’s Marathons website lists 4265 marathons. How are you - the savvy and informed runner or triathlete – to plan your season? If you’re going to put in...

I fought the test and the test won. It always does. It’s supposed to. I had the opportunity to perform a full battery of on-bike performance testing at Toronto’s The Cycling Gym this morning. I fasted, I drank my americano, I fed the kids and took...

I’ve been writing this thing in my head for weeks. That quote…it crystallized the way I want to feel about the first half of this year. And the way I’m coming around to feeling about it. Hearing it on one of my go-to sport podcasts...

There’s a lot happening in the world of wheels. Disk breaks are disrupting the status quo, cheap, open-mold models from Asian manufactures are ever easier to access, and brands like Zipp and US start up Princeton CarbonWorks are experimenting with non-traditional inner circumference profiles. All...

Is aero everything? The new Specialized Shiv is making its debut at Kona this weekend. To say that the design is polarizing is an understatement. I remember when Cervelo revealed its P5X and Diamondback came out with Andean. Those bikes had their aesthetic critics. The new Shiv...

X3 has a new toy - I mean, high-precision instrument - the Notio Konect aerodynamic sensor. This device mounts to the bars of your bike and collects atmospheric (air pressure, wind speed / direction, humidity) and kinematic data (vertical oscillation and long-axis pitch) as you...

Darren came to X3 in early 2018 with a few goals for his season. One was to win a race - an outright win, mind you, not just age group. This past weekend, he did just that. It goes without saying that we're all super...

This fourth OCup (Ontario road race series) event was Sarah's key event for the 2018 season. She's had a lot on her plate these past two months with buying a house, a demanding full-time job, and - of course - all the training. Still, that...