Triathlon racing is unlike any other sport in the world. Its special rewards come with an equally unique set of challenges. But for those new to the sport, the journey can seem daunting. Here are five tips that all beginner triathletes should know before starting out, and that are relevant for veteran racers, too.
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Chloe Dygert and the American women's team pursuit squad stormed the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Berlin. The took home multiple world championships and several medals, while Dygert also set a few new world records, the final major track event before the Tokyo Olympics.
Every cyclist, no matter the gender with which they identify, wants a bike that is lightweight, fast, and comfortable. Everyone wants a bike that can climb like an angel and descend like a dream. Those are the bikes we make, designed for the most dedicated and passionate cyclists on the planet.
Gravel riding is here, and it’s fantastic. Adventuring off the beaten path is unlike any type of riding you've done before. So if you’ve recently caught the gravel riding bug, or you’re just looking to see what all the fuss is about, then check out the following tips for taking on your first-ever gravel bike race.
The men and women of Rally Cycling are the perfect candidates for the all-new AR, our best road bike ever. Check out the Pro Continental team's latest video, along with a photo gallery of the team’s early season training camp, which showcases Rally riders’ first experiences with the all-new AR road bike.
The all-new AR has arrived. We wanted it to not only be the most aerodynamic road bike we'd ever created, but also to climb well, to be comfortable enough for a long day in the saddle, and, most importantly, to descend like a dream. So when the first batch of bikes were built up, we wasted no time in taking them to one of our favorite proving grounds: the iconic Gibraltar Road in the city of Santa Barbara.
The all-new AR isn't just the fastest road bike we've ever created, it's better in every way than its predecessor. It's also a striking example of form following function, and the inherent beauty of vehicles that purpose-built for speed. So is it also the most beautiful road bike we've ever created? Check out the gallery and judge for yourself.
There’s never been a better time to treat yourself to a new road bike, or to start road cycling for the very first time. Thanks to the latest advancements in bicycle technology, today’s road bikes are lighter, stiffer, more comfortable, and better performing than ever before. But what bike is best for you?
One of the most endearing features of a bicycle is that it’s a relatively simple machine. But in between routine mechanical services from your local bike shop, make sure your bike is safe to pedal and performing at its optimal level with these five essential checks that you should perform before every ride.
Winter has arrived in the northern hemisphere, and that means shorter days, colder weather, and additional precipitation. Of course, racing cyclocross is also a great way to stay fit in the wintertime. But for those sticking to the road, here are a few tips to maximize your bike’s ability to handle some big-mile days during winter.
Play Sports Group, publisher of Global Triathlon Network (GTN), has announced its selection of Felt Bicycles as the media organization’s new official bike partner for its GTN channel. As part of its new partnership with the Southern California-based bicycle manufacturer, GTN will feature Felt bikes in future content.
After a few miles on the bike course along the legendary Queen K highway, everything seemed to be going according to plan for four-time and reigning Kona World Champion Daniela Ryf. But by race's end, Ryf would finish well off her usual pace. But it's not always results that define what the Kona triathlon experience truly is.
E-bikes are amazing. That’s why they’re getting so popular, and it’s the reason why you’re seeing them on every street, trail, and road around the world. If you’re looking for a new e-bike but don’t know where to begin your search, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to pick out the best e-bike for you.
After being first out of the water at the past two Kona World Championships, Australian Josh Amberger is eager for a podium spot at this year's race. Aiding him on the bike split will be a brand-new Felt IA Disc triathlon race rig, complete with a full component setup from SRAM and Zipp.
Daniela Ryf is the reigning Queen of Kona. A four-time consecutive winner of triathlon’s most prestigious race, the Swiss superstar has dominated this racing season, and she is chasing a historic fifth Kona world championship. This is the bike with which she aims to make history.
Amidst the excitement and anticipation of your race preparation, make sure you’ve done the appropriate work on your bike. After all, you don't want a mechanical problem on race day. Here are the five essential bike checks that you must do before any triathlon in order to help you have the best race ever.
Whether you’re looking to jump into your first triathlon race or you’ve been competing in multi-sport competitions for years, we can all use some extra advice, or even a few tips and tricks, to better our efforts. Here are five tips to help you get the most out of the pedaling portion of your first triathlon.
Selecting a bicycle is one of the most vital decisions any triathlete can make. After all, when it comes to triathlon racing, you’ll be spending more time with your bike than you will with your swimsuit or running shoes. Luckily, there’s never been a better time to get yourself a new bike. Here's how to pick the best one.
Rally UHC Cycling’s Megan Jastrab won gold in the junior women’s road race at the UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire, England, narrowly finishing ahead of Belgium’s Julie De Wilde. The 17-year-old American was perfectly set up by her USA Cycling teammates heading into the technical finale of the 86-kilometer race.
In the final individual time trial of his under-23 career, Rally UHC Cycling’s Brandon McNulty claimed bronze at the U23 World Road Championships in the Individual Time Trial. The performance marked McNulty’s fourth world championship medal which includes a junior world title from 2016.
Whether you’re a seasoned mountain biking veteran or you’re looking to try your hand at your very first trail ride, your primary concern will undoubtedly be which bike to ride. Should you choose a full-suspension bike with both a suspension fork and a rear shock, or a hardtail with only a suspension fork? We've got your answer.
Chloe Dygert Owen obliterated her field of rivals en route to her first-ever time trial world championship in the Elite division on a epically treacherous, wet and rainy racecourse in Yorkshire, England. She's on the form of her life, and is now the pre-race favorite heading into Saturday's road race.
The world is best seen from the saddle of a bicycle. That’s one of the countless reasons why cycling holds such glorious appeal to so many people around the globe. It’s also the reason why riding long distances holds such a unique mystique. We all yearn to maximize our time on the bike. Here's how.
Rally UHC Cycling’s road captain, the venerable Svein Tuft, is calling it a career at the Grand Prix Cyclistes de Québec and Montréal on September 13th and 15th. The 11-time Canadian National Time Trial Champion and two-time road champion will lead a roster full of Canadians at North America’s premier WorldTour one-day races.
A cyclocross bike is ideally suited for going fast on a racecourse, while a gravel bike is best for all-day adventures over mixed terrain. But what separates these two types of bikes in terms of different riding experiences? And can’t you just have one of the two types of bikes to use for both gravel and cyclocross?
We're race fans through and through, and we'd love to watch our favorite racers roll up to the start line for one more season. But life is much, much more than bike racing, and we're always thrilled when our athletes can retire on their own terms. Thank you, Allie, for the memories—we salute you.
We're excited to announce that Felt legacy athlete Michellie Jones has been selected to join the Ironman Hall of Fame. Already a member of the ITU and Triathlon Australia halls of fame, Jones will be honored in October at the Kona World Championships for her accomplishments in triathlon’s most storied event.
The Tour of Utah kicks off on August 12 and runs through August 18, and it's an annual showcase of some of the best talent in North America, along with some of the United States's most epic riding areas and landscapes. We caught up with two pros from Rally UHC Cycling, each of whom has a unique perspective on the event.
Josh Amberger is one of the fastest rising stars in triathlon. The Australian has won a slew of major races, including the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship, and he has been first out of the water at the two previous Kona World Championships. In his own words, he breaks down his most recent race at Ironman Vitoria.
Rally UHC Cycling earned an invitation to the most prestigious day of racing on the women’s calendar, La Course by Le Tour de France. The team received one of only five wildcard spots available and returns to the race for the first time in four years. Described as a ‘puncheurs’ course, it will suit those riders with raw power.
Over the past few seasons, Rally UHC Cycling has created one of the best traditions in all of pro cycling. Each year at the Tour of California, the team creates several unique, custom-painted race bikes for select riders. They're then auctioned off with all proceeds going towards an incredible charity.
Designed for enduro racing but versatile enough for everyday trail riding, the Compulsion is most at home on technical descents. For those riders looking to take on the challenge of enduro racing, or for those who simply want one bike that’s capable of handling any ride, then the Compulsion is the ideal choice.
Daniela Ryf kicked off her 2019 racing season by taking on an event she had never raced before: Ironman 70.3 Oceanside. Daniela soared to a first place finish while also setting a new course record. A few days later, Daniela visited Felt Bicycles headquarters, located nearby in Southern California.
Brandon McNulty Il Giro di Sicilia in spectacular fashion on Saturday, with Rally UHC Cycling successfully defending his leader’s jersey on the legendary slopes of Mt Etna. McNulty finished fourth on the final stage after his teammates, one by one, sacrificed themselves en route to the greatest GC triumph in team history.
With tough early season contests in Spain and Oman under their belt, Rally UHC Cycling enters a second block of European racing with renewed strength and confidence. The team lands in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport Friday for a five-week campaign that begins in France and ends with England’s Tour de Yorkshire.
The rising popularity of e-bikes is the biggest development in the cycling world to have come along in years. E-bikes are fun, plain and simple, especially when it comes to off-road e-mountain bikes. If you’ve never tried one, there’s no better time than now. Here are ten reasons why.
The first stop of USA Cycling’s Pro Road Tour finished as strongly as it had started for Rally UHC Cycling with Sara Poidevin claiming second from the breakaway on the final stage of the Redlands Bicycle Classic. Megan Jastrab collected the field sprint for fourth and Krista Doebel-Hickok won the Queen of the Mountain.
The Sho-Air TWENTY20 Pro Cycling team just kicked off its season by winning the Team General Classification at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. Team rider Erica Clevenger also took home a stage win on the final day of the event. Learn more about Erica and what makes her team so unique in pro cycling.
The Redlands Bicycle Classic is one of the longest-running and most prestigious stage races in the United States. Check out our behind-the-scenes photo gallery of the Stage 1 time trial and the Sho-Air TWENTY20 Pro Cycling women's team to catch a glimpse into the world of pro cycling.
Like so very many, we were heartbroken to have learned of the passing of Kelly Catlin this past weekend. Kelly was a beloved member of the Felt Bicycles family, the Rally UHC Cycling professional team, the USA Cycling track racing program, and the worldwide cycling community. Kelly will always have a special place in our hearts.
Today is International Women’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate women in sport, and a call to action for a more balanced world. Check out our video showcasing the talents of some of the greatest athletes on earth, and read how some of the top female racers in the world believe we can reach equality in sport.
At the end of a grueling four-week-long Spanish campaign that included forays into Mallorca, Valenciana, Murcia, and Almeria, Rally UHC Cycling closed their Spanish tour by seizing control of the peloton to deliver Colin Joyce to an incredible fifth place finish in the Vuelta a Andalucía finale.
After an extended stay in Spain, Rally UHC Cycling returns to the Arabian Peninsula to tackle the Tour of Oman from February 16 – 21. With six stages, featuring a mix of climbing and desert crosswinds, the race will test the peloton’s resolve as Rally UHC Cycling’s Middle Eastern campaign begins.
After a Mediterranean season opener on the island of Mallorca, the men of Rally UHC Cycling travel to the Spanish mainland to tackle three of the most prestigious races in Spain over the course of eleven days: Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Vuelta Ciclista a la Región de Murcia, and Clasica de Almeria.
Sho-Air TWENTY20 has announced its full roster for the 2019 racing season, and includes stars Chloe Dygert Owen and Jennifer Valente. The program enters its 15th year and remains committed to creating opportunities for Olympic hopefuls, juniors racers, and women in the workplace by empowering them on and off the bike.
Sho-Air TWENTY20 has announced the signings of two-time World Championship medalist Lea Davison, and U23 USA National Champion Savilia Blunk to the program’s mountain bike division. The signings of Davison and Blunk align with the team's recent announcement of a renewed partnership with Sho-Air.
Rally UHC Cycling has received an invitation to one of the world’s most historic one-day races, Le Flèche Wallonne. As part of Belgium’s Ardennes Classics Week, this grueling one-day race occupies the heart of the spring season. Rally UHC Cycling's inclusion is the first time an all-North American team will take part.
With the start of a new racing season comes the opportunity to test out new equipment, bond with teammates, and get in plenty of base miles. Those are the primary goals for any pro team's early season training camp. The men of Rally UHC Cycling are getting ready to take on the best in the world throughout 2019.
For the past few years every January, the Rally UHC Cycling pro continental team has converged near the Santa Monica Mountains in Southern California to kick off a new racing season. It's a time to meet up with teammates, take in plenty of base miles, and to check out and test ride their new bikes and gear.
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