Triathlon News

Gear List 2017

I’m participating in my first tri this Sunday in Warwick. So, like years past, I’m dusting off the old gear checklist. The day before the race I will lay everything out and pack it and check it to make sure I’m not the person running around the transition area asking...

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Wednesday Brick Workout at the Track: June 7, 2017

Below is this week’s bike trainer track workout for this Wednesday. Anyone with a bike and an indoor trainer is welcome to join us.  We will set up our bikes near the normal start area, but out of the way from the runners.  We also plan to bring helmets and our racing...

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Have You Scheduled Your Bike Tune Up for 2017?

Has your bike been tuned up in 2017?  If not, you may want to schedule one now.  The longer you wait the longer the wait time will be to get your bike in the shop.  A tune up in April will ensure your bike is running smoothly when race season starts.  Have your parts...

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Triathlon Lube!

Just a quick note today.  I was on Amazon this morning for the purpose of buying new cleats for my cycling shoes and some Trislide.  Trislide is a spray on lubricant which is excellent for putting on your legs, arms and shoulders to help getting both in and out of...

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Triathlon and Winter

I hope everyone is having a great winter season.  Winter is a great time to get into the gym and work on your strength training as well as hitting the pool and working on your swim stroke.  For me, swimming is the area where I could use the most improvement and for...

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Triathletes and Christmas Presents!

Happy New Year Team! I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays.  If you haven’t already, you make want to start thinking about your upcoming race season.  We are gaining a bit of sunlight every day and it won’t be long before Spring has sprung.  Hopefully you all received...

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Bike Fit

Team, The time has come for me to buy a new bike.  I originally bought my current bike back in 2009.  I had no idea what I was doing.  I did not know the people I know now nor did I have the experience to ask the right questions.  However, the guys at Providence...

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Track Activities with Strava

Do you have a Strava account?  It’s free!  And it can link to your existing activity tracking app to download your workouts automatically.  I use Garmin products and I  have my Strava account linked to my Garmin Connect account and thus there’s no need for me to do...

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Triathlon Gear List 2016

Team, This Sunday I'm participating in my first triathlon of the year at Goddard Park in Warwick, RI.  Below is a checklist for my gear.  This list is something I like to review before every race, just to make sure I'm prepared.  I will lay everything out and have a...

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Get a Head Start on Bicycle Maintenance

I hope everyone’s had a great winter season!  As we say goodbye to February and look ahead to Spring, don’t forget about your basic bicycle maintenance.  If you haven’t yet, look to making an appointment at your local bike shop for a tune-up.  Having your parts...

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The RMHP Triathlon distribution group is an email list where the focus is on resources and tips to help the runners of the Ronald MacDonald House Running Club pursue cross training opportunities.  Information includes bicycle tips, group riding resources and organizations, indoor swimming groups and lessons, open water swim events, open water swim training groups, and specialized coaching and training.  There are no current group activities scheduled but occasionally brick track workouts (for those with and indoor bike trainer) have been offered.

To be included in the RMHP Triathlon distribution list, contact Ron Patrissi.

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