Rudy Genetyk - Featured

Gear Review: Rudy Project Genetyk Sunglasses

We talked about the Rudy Ergomask in another review, but I wanted to speak directly to the Rudy Genetyk which became my eyewear of choice for triathlon competition. There was something not only about the styling, but also in the fit and feel that I found so attractive that I made them my choice for competition and most runs. Styling and Design The styling of the Genetyk is, I would say, very ...

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Triathlon Diary Entry: Triathlon Accomplished – Part 3 – The Run and The Finish

The transition into the run went really smoothly, much better than I expected in fact. After I dismounted the bike, I sprinted across the still damp grass into my transition spot and made a quick change into my Hokas, threw on my number belt, and grabbed my hat and before you know it I was headed out of the gate with a total transition time of 1:41. Most of this ...

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Rudy Rush Wingspan - Featured

Gear Review: Rudy Project Wingspan and Rush Helmets

As part of our triathlon series, we also had a chance to check out some of the latest offerings helmet offerings from the Rudy Project. For our road rides and more basic training activities, we used their Rush road helmet and for more flat rides and in competition we used their Wingspan TT. Both represent the breadth of the offering that Rudy Project provides and looking at each one individually ...

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Gear Review: Rudy Project Ergomask Sunglasses

As part of our triathlon feature, we partnered with The Rudy Project to show off some of their latest and greatest within their sunglass line. They have long been known in the tri world for providing the best in eyewear and head protection and to kick it off, I wanted to provide a little more info on their Ergomask sunglasses, one of the latest and greatest in their line. The Ergomask ...

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Portland Triathlon Diary Bike

Triathlon Diary Entry: Triathlon Accomplished – Part 2 – The Ride

I was mentally preparing myself for the bike coming out of the water and even those last 250 meters of the swim I started visualizing the next steps and the ride itself. Cycling is one of the things I love and I'm fairly confident with, but I wanted to be mentally prepared before getting there so started getting my head into that space earlier. Unlike other triathlons, Portland Triathlon has ...

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Portland Triathlon - Part 1

Triathlon Diary Entry: Triathlon Accomplished – Part 1 – The Setup and The Swim

So I finally had my day of reckoning and I wanted to recap the entire experience, but its grown too long. We are splitting it into three features now so you can experience each along with me. And now presenting our first installment, the morning of and the swim... The 2015 Portland Triathlon fell on my 40th birthday, September 20th, and so several months back I thought what better way to spend ...

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First Triathlon

The Road to Your First Triathlon

The idea of your first triathlon can be a bit daunting. Even now, as the token guinea pig for this project, I definitely have some reservations. I mean, I consider myself an average runner, an okay cyclist, and it's not like I can't swim. I's just the thought of putting them all together that's a bit daunting and this is the case for most people. That being said, before we ...

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