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FAQ: Beginners guide to triathlon?

What is a good triathlon time for a beginner? For a novice tri-athlete, it will take about 2:00 minutes per 100 meters for the swim, or 8 minutes total, about an hour for the bike (avg 12mph) and 30 minutes or so for the run. How do I start my first triathlon? What you really […]

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Question: Kids triathlon bikes?

What bike is best for a triathlon beginner? Best Bikes for Beginner Triathletes: Road $1575, Shimano 105 Mix. Cannondale.com. $1,020, Shimano SORA 9SP. Trekbikes.com. $3,000, Shimano 105 MIX. Quintanarootri.com. $3,500, Shimano Ultegra Mix. Ventumracing.com. $3,000, Shimano 105. Cervelo.com. What kind of bike is best for a triathlon? The 9 Best Triathlon Bikes Event Specific. Before […]

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Readers ask: Triathlon south africa?

What distances are in a triathlon? Adult Distances GO TRI distances vary depending on the venue. Super sprint distance: 400m (swim), 10km (bike), 2.5km (run) Sprint distance: 750m (swim), 20km (bike), 5km (run) Standard (Olympic) distance: 1500m (swim), 40km (bike), 10km (run) 70.3/middle/half-Ironman distance: 1.9km (swim), 90km (bike), 21km (run) How long is each part […]

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First triathlon training?

How should a beginner train for a triathlon? If you’re not already going to the gym a few days a week, start your training with four weeks of doing some type of cardiovascular exercise two to three times a week, just to build your base. “As a beginner triathlete starts their training, I suggest doing […]

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Readers ask: Itu triathlon series?

What does ITU stand for in triathlon? From 1 October 2020, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) will officially take on its new identity as World Triathlon, following a rebrand that will take the sport of triathlon and its world governing body forwards after 31 years as ITU. How do you qualify for ITU Triathlon? Athletes […]

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