The Scott Scale 980 is a hardtail, 29er mountain bike that is designed to be llight, versatile and reasonably priced. It comes fully equipped with a Rock Shox fork, along with Remote Lockout technology to allow for multiple travel settings to adjust to riding conditions.
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"Watch the waves in front of you as you start the swim and plan out your line for the first couple hundred yards to avoid the pack, especially if you have any fear of open water. Most people jockeying for those front spots overestimate their swim speed by a long shot -- not worth getting caught up in all that." --Aaron Shapley
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Let's start this week's post off with a huge congratulations to teammate Carly Conrad. CONGRATULATIONS, Carly! She raced Ironman New Zealand last weekend, and finished in a blazing time of 10:37:12, coming in sixth in her incredibly competitive age group. We are so proud of all the hard work she put in for an tremendous race day! Learn more about Carly and her training in...more
This week's tip is from Brandi Grissom: If you are planning on taking any nutrition that requires opening a package, put a small tear in the package prior the race, which makes it easier to open when you need to get to it during the bike and the run.
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"Make sure to have Quick laces on your running shoes, especially for short races (as every second counts in transition) and you will save valuable time not having to fumble with or tie your shoelaces before starting the run."
- Chris Reynolds
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Today's tip comes from Haley Koop: "Stay calm, cool and collected prior to starting your race. Do what you need to do to get focused, even if it means stepping away from your teammates or family."more
"Consistency is KEY! Doing something every day, even if it's something easy, is better than two or three hard workouts a week." -Todd Sapiomore
Take your time to build fitness correctly. A maintainable training load will get you to the start line faster and fresher than if you had to rush the process of gaining fitness.
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An effective Triathlon plan is one that you can consistently follow week in and out. Sit down with your family and decide how many hours you can dedicate to training without it affecting your family, work and personal life. Then divide those hours between swimming, biking and running, with the focus being your weakness. -- Natasha van der Merwemore
Training for the 2018 triathlon season is kicking into high gear for the BW Racing Team. And we really want you to come join us for some workouts as we begin ramping up - because misery loves company, er rather, we're always stronger together. We've got quality sessions FOR FREE nearly every day of the week. Pick one (or two or three or ...) that works for you and get your 2018 season going right.more