In one of the most epic Kona World Championships in the event's storied history, records were shattered and expectations about the limits of human performance were obliterated. Daniela Ryf successfully defended her three consecutive titles by winning number four this past Saturday in the most dramatic fashion imaginable.
Daniela Ryf is the most dominant triathlete of her generation, and is well on her way to being considered the greatest of all time. She's the reigning, three-time Kona World Champion. So how does she find the motivation to keep training, competing, and suffering in a way that only a few elite endurance athletes ever have?
Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae is one of the biggest superstars the sport of triathlon has ever seen. After stepping away from competition in 2017 to welcome the arrival of her first child, daughter Isabelle, Rinny is back in a big way in 2018. After several wins this season, she has made the Kona World Championship her top objective.
Josh Amberger shocked the world last year by being the first out of the water after the swim leg at the Kona World Championship. A year older and a fair bit wiser this time around, Josh is ready for his sophomore effort at Kona. And no matter what his strategy may be, he’ll come out swinging, ready to fight for the win.
Kaisa Sali has finished in fifth place at each of the past two Kona World Championship races. The rising star from Finland is preparing for her third Kona event in 2018, and she’s eager to go a few places higher and take a podium finish. And hardly anyone would bet against her. After all, third time's the charm, right?
Five years ago, Camilla Pedersen suffered a traumatic brain injury after a bike crash during a training ride. After three weeks in a coma, the rising Danish triathlon star was given a grim diagnosis. But now, after a long road of recovery, she's back to her winning ways. Hear what she has to say about her road to recovery.
At the Pan American Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, American Ashton Lambie set a new world record in the Individual Pursuit event. Wait, no, that's not entirely correct. Lambie absolutely obliterated the previous record by over three seconds, a veritable eternity when it comes to racing on the velodrome.
Daniela Ryf has won a record fourth 70.3 world championship, obliterating one of the fiercest fields to take victory in dominating fashion. All told, she took the win in a total time of 4:01:12, which included the fastest bike split of the entire event. Now she will turn her attention to capturing a fourth Kona title in October.
The penultimate round of the World Triathlon Series went down this past weekend in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and several Felt athletes scored some big results. Joanna Brown of Canada took a solid fourth place finish overall. In the men’s race, Andreas Schilling of Denmark took fifth place overall.
We’re excited to usher in a new era at Felt Bicycles. Our commitment to making the best bikes in the world is unwavering, and our dedication to sharing the cycling lifestyle with you has been reinvigorated. For longtime Felt fans, we thank you for continuing on the ride with us. For new riders, welcome to the #feltfamily.
There's nothing quite like the heart of a champion. After shocking the world last year with an incredible maiden championship at the Leadville MTB 100 race in 2017, Larissa Connors returned to the famed Colorado town in order to defend her crown against a new crop of rivals.
Jennifer Valente of TWENTY20 earned four gold medals at the 2018 USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships, adding to her already impressive national and world jersey collection. Valente was victorious in Points Race, Scratch Race and Madison, a stunning display of dominance.
The U.S. National Track Cycling Championships wrapped up this past week, and the Texas Roadhouse Cycling Team dominated the event, capturing four national championship titles, as well as three silver medals across a variety of disciplines, with team rider Daniel Holloway putting on a show.
The TWENTY20 Women’s professional cycling team has announced that they’ve signed one of the most uniquely accomplished individuals in the world of cycling. Amanda Coker looks like she was born to ride a bike. The smooth, fluid pedal stroke and relaxed bike position are powered by a grand smile.
"Racing" doesn't have to be organized or categorized. It's a mindset. It's a motivation. It's a desire to take on a challenge. It's all about you and what you can do. We love racing, be it for town line sprints, for Strava segments, for lunch ride bragging rights, or whatever the circumstances may be.
To all the moms out there, happy Mother’s Day. Thank you for not only raising our future, thank you for showing your children how important self-love and care is. You’re amazing, and we appreciate the impact you have on this world. Cheers to continuing to push the envelope of what a “mom” is.
One of triathlon racing’s biggest stars is back for what should be an incredible 2018 season. Three-time Kona Ironman World Champion Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae took a year off form competition last season to welcome her first child into the world. After a long winter of training, the Australian is back.
Felt athlete Wout Van Aert has made history. The Belgian superstar won his third consecutive cyclocross world championship, his second of which came aboard the Felt Fx race bike. After a long and arduous racing season Van Aert showed the world what true champions are made of, taking the spoils on a momentous day of racing.
We’re counting down the top 10 moments of 2017 for Felt athletes! There were countless race wins by Felt athletes around the world, both at the professional and amateur levels. Here are some of the most exciting victories, achievements, and moments in the lives and careers of Felt pro athletes.
Last week, the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships invaded Cairns, Australia, and Felt athletes put in some performances for the ages. Sina Frei, the reigning U23 European champion, shot out to the front of the field early on in the Women’s U23 event in a dominant performance.
On a pleasant morning in Chattanooga, Tennessee, triathletes from around the world woke up to perfect racing conditions to take on the Ironman 70.3 World Championships. In the pro women’s division, Felt athlete Daniela Ryf proved, yet again, to be the most dominant competitor in the sport.
The Felt-powered Holowesko-Citadel pro cycling team has taken the 2017 Tour of Utah by storm, winning two of out four stages thus far. On Stage 1, Ty Magner took an emphatic sprint victory and captured the overall leader’s jersey. On Stage 4, Magner’s Holowesko teammate John Murphy took a huge win.
Both the Felt-powered pro cycling teams of Holowesko-Citadel and TWENTY20 Sho-Air put in dominating performances over the past weekend, with each taking home the general classification titles at the Cascade Cycling Classic. The Bend, Oregon, event is one of the most prestigious races in North America.
Robin Carpenter of the Holowesko-Citadel pro cycling team continued his winning ways in 2017 with an impressive victory at the Winston-Salem Classic. Carpenter’s teammate, Ty Magner, took victory in the event’s criterium the day prior. The short but tough climb up Pilot View Street proved decisive.
Wout Van Aert won the UCI Cyclocross World Championship on Sunday riding a Felt FX bike, his second consecutive victory at the sport’s most prestigious event. The Belgian athlete, sponsored by Felt Bicycles, has enjoyed a stellar 2016-2017 racing season with several wins.
Felt’s revolutionary TA FRD track bike has been awarded the prestigious “Bike Design of the Year” award from VeloNews Magazine: “When Felt engineers designed a new bicycle for the U.S. women’s team pursuit squad they tried to overcome a problem that few knew existed."
Felt Bicycles is proud to announce its sponsorship of both the Crelan-Charles pro cyclocross team, and the Verandas Willems-Crelan Pro Continental road cycling team for the 2017 season. The new Belgian-based outfits will be among the most unique in the sport thanks to its focus on both road and cyclocross.
World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist Chloe Dygert has re-signed for the 2017 season with TWENTY20 RIDEBIKER Professional Cycling. Dygert, a native of Brownsburg, Indiana, continues to flourish in the program, adding versatility and experience to the long-standing and dominant Twenty20 Ridebiker team.
Daniela Ryf won the Ironman Kona World Championship on Saturday, her second consecutive victory in triathlon’s most prestigious event. The Swiss athlete, sponsored by Felt Bicycles, finished the event with an overall time of 08:46:46, smashing the previous overall women’s course record.
The Olympic Games are considered by many to be the pinnacle of athletic achievement and the zenith of athletic competition. And to win a gold medal is to stamp one’s name firmly in the pages of history. But what of those athletes who win more than one gold medal? Their exploits are the stuff of legend.
TWENTY16 and Felt athlete Kristin Armstrong has been named by USA Cycling selection committee as one of the two time trialists to represent Team USA at Rio Olympics in August. Armstrong, who won a gold medal in Beijing and a gold medal in London, will be focused on a hat trick.
The 2016 Amgen Women’s Tour of California featured a very unique stage in the form of a team time trial, wherein riders on the same team roll out of the starting box in a race against the clock. But this wasn’t just any team time trial, which are typically contested on purpose-built time trial bikes.
The Felt-powered TWENYT16 women’s pro cycling team has been having a stellar season thus far, racking up wins left and right and showing a dominant performance at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. The squad took the victory in the Team GC category, while captain Kristin Armstrong secured the overall win.
The Holowesko-Citadel men’s pro cycling team has been enjoying one of its most exciting seasons in recent years, punctuated by several scintillating victories and a few heart-stopping near misses. In early April, the team headed to sunny Southern California for the 31st annual Redlands Bicycle Classic.
It’s 8:45am on a Wednesday in the city of Highland, California, and the Redlands Bicycle Classic is about to begin. The fastest road racers from all across the Americas are lined up at the start, ready to roll out for a neutral procession before charging into racing action and a brutal day on the bike.
The TWENTY16 Ridebiker powered by Sho-Air professional women’s cycling team’s 2016 race season has been ramping up throughout the Spring, and the squad has been racking up wins at domestic events like Valley of the Sun Stage Race and Chico Stage Race, with an eye toward other big races.
Ritch Viola is the founder of Every Man Jack, a company that produces a complete line of grooming products for men. An accomplished age group triathlete, Ritch formed his own team in 2011 to help promote his business, but discovered so much more about how he could contribute to the triathlon community.
Although the Holowesko cycling team kicked off their 2016 racing season back in January at the Tour de San Luis in Argentina, they hosted their first official team training camp earlier this month in the city of Greenville, South Carolina, getting together for a few days of riding, strategizing, and good times.
The 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships wrapped this past weekend with the five-day festival of bike racing at London’s Lee Valley VeloPark showcasing some of the sport’s top athletes. Felt supported a wide array of athletes at the event, with many of them nabbing world titles and career bests.
The U.S. Women’s track cycling team made history on Friday, March 4, by winning the gold medal in the team pursuit event at the 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships. In front of a capacity crowd at the Lee Valley Velodrome in London, England, the four-woman team defeated Canada.
The TWENTY16 Ridebiker powered by Sho-Air Women’s Pro Cycling Team continued its impressive run of form by winning the Chico Stage Race last weekend. Allie Dragoo, who stormed to victory two weeks prior at the Valley of the Sun Stage Race, continued her winning ways this season.
The TWENTY16 Ridebiker powered by Sho-Air professional women’s cycling team kicked off its 2016 racing season at the Valley of the Sun Stage Race near Phoenix, Arizona. The three-day event, which ran February 12-14, saw TWENTY16 athletes put in a dominating performance.
Go behind the scenes of the TWENTY16 professional women's cycling team as they prepare for the start of the racing season with a team camp in sunny Southern California. Glimpse what it's like for a pro cycling team during this time of new equipment, new goals, and a new season.
What's it like to work in the bike industry? We ask Brian Wilson, Felt's Director of Product Development. Brian and his team strive to make sure that every bike is spec’d with the very best components and features to create the ultimate bike for every rider. So how do they do it?
Have you ever dreamed of riding your bike across the world, visiting unknown regions, meeting new people, and seeing all of the wonders from the unique perspective that only a bicycle can offer? Rob Lutter lived that dream, and his epic journey is a testament to the power of cycling.
Meet Daniela Ryf, the new triathlon world champion. The Swiss star has emerged as the new dominant force in the sport of triathlon thanks to a stunning performance on the big island of Hawaii, where she earned her maiden Ironman World Championship. Get to know this once and future queen of Kona.
It's one thing to win a world championship on the biggest stage in sporting competition. It's quite another to double-down with two rainbow jerseys in a single event. Here's how TWENTY16 Women's Pro Cycling Team rider Chloe Dygert achieved the nearly impossible feat of ascending to the top step of two podiums.
If you’re new to the bike industry his name may not ring a bell. But, if you’re an industry veteran, you'd know Bill Duehring as the former head of product development of the original GT brand who created the iconic triple triangle frame. Get to know one of the most interesting individuals in the bicycle business.
Swiss triathlon star Daniela Ryf cannot stop winning. Ryf took her second consecutive Ironman 70.3 World Championship this past weekend in Austria. We caught up with triathlon's fastest rising star shortly after her win for a glimpse into the unique mind of a multi-time world champion.
Meet Bob Thomson. A husband, father, rock musician, and certified bike geek. As Felt's creative director, Bob drives the artistic vision behind the art and style of all Felt models. And when it comes to artistic vision, he also has one of the most unique perspectives in the bike industry.
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