Posts tagged "triathlon"

Matt Moran

Wattbike Ambassador Non Stanford on Top of the World

Posted by Matt Moran on Oct 23, 2012

Some fantastic news came in over the weekend from the other side of the world. Wattbike Ambassador Non Stanford was crowned 2012 ITU Under-23 World Champion in Auckland on Saturday in what were really tough conditions for the competitors. A fast swim left Non and many of the main contenders having to chase back on during the bike leg and as they entered… Read full post

Alex Skelton

Wattbike at Virgin Active London Triathlon with Gatorade

Posted by Alex Skelton on Sep 27, 2012

Last weeked we were at the Virgin Active London Triathlon working alongside our fellow British Cycling partners, Gatorade, offering pedal technique analysis on the Wattbike. A very busy weekend saw lots of interest in both improving pedal technique and why training with power is effective. Despite a busy few days we managed to capture a few shots which… Read full post

Ben Addison

Elite Triathlete Lisa Marangon wins Ironman Yeppoon 70.3

Posted by Ben Addison on Aug 20, 2012

Great news came in today that Australian elite triathlete, Lisa Marangon, crushed the opposition in Ironman Yeppoon 70.3, finishing nearly 4 minutes ahead of the opposition. Lisa has been training on a Wattbike throughout 2012 and it's no doubt helped both her cycle and run legs. One thing that Lisa has improved on is her run leg off the bike, something… Read full post

Tom Crampton

Be Inspired - Get Involved - Triathlon Live

Posted by Tom Crampton on Jul 30, 2012

If you've been inspired by all of this fantastic sport we're seeing this summer and you fancy giving the sport of triathlon a go then the ITU and British Triathlon are putting on a great experience at 8 venues across the UK. At each location you'll be able to sample the very best in triathlon training equipment, and that of course includes… Read full post

Matt Moran

Being able to accurately measure my sessions definitely fires up my competitive side

Posted by Matt Moran on Jul 24, 2012

Today, we have a blog from Sky Draper, a really talented junior elite triathlete who has recently started to train on a Wattbike. You can tell from the blog below that Sky gets huge motivation from being able to accurately track performance data on the Wattbike. A naturally competitive person, Sky is now taking on both her Dad and her boyfriend during… Read full post

Matt Moran

Good Luck to Rebecca Romero in Ironman UK

Posted by Matt Moran on Jul 20, 2012

Today's blog features a lengthy two-part interview we did earlier this year with Olympic Champion, Rebecca Romero. She's about to embark on her very first Ironman triathlon at Ironman UK. Rebecca is no longer a full-time and only dipped her toes into the world of triathlon this year but put in a fantastic performance at Mallorca 70.3 which she… Read full post

Alex Skelton

Steve Trew Interview: I love the feedback

Posted by Alex Skelton on Jul 17, 2012

Back in April of this year (let’s call it the Summer of 2012 shall we?) we visited well-known triathlon coach and TV commentator Steve Trew to get his thoughts on the development of training for sports such as swimming, cycling and running. Having had knee surgery himself, Steve has been training on a Wattbike and has found it to be the perfect… Read full post

Matt Moran

Road to Kona - June/July

Posted by Matt Moran on Jul 12, 2012

It's the second blog in our Road to Kona series from Claire and Duncan Shea-Simonds. A big month for training and an even bigger month for results. And when they are asked why they are smashing it on the bike, the answer is, 'No secret, get a Wattbike'. Results mean they are now both selected for the World Age Group Triathlon Championships… Read full post

Alex Skelton

Wattbike launches into Virgin Active

Posted by Alex Skelton on Jul 02, 2012

Here's a press release we put out today, announcing the introduction of Wattbike into Virgin Active and specifically at their flagship Virgin Active Classic Club at 200 Aldersgate. It's an exciting time to be working with Virgin Active and we anticipate big demand for the Wattbikes as triathletes train for the Virgin Active London Triathlon… Read full post

Matt Moran

These things are hard!

Posted by Matt Moran on Jun 30, 2012

Last week we headed to the velodrome in Manchester to help our friends at Gatorade and Virgin Active with their Virgin Active London Triathlon 'Secret Series'. The idea of the Series is to help triathletes prepare for their next event with advice and coaching from some of the best in the business. Even we were kept in the dark as to what exactly… Read full post