HOW TO CHOOSE ROAD BIKE TIRES – BUYERS GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, E-commerce, Racing, Tips & Tricks, Triathlon

Bicycle tires are often an underrated component. Not surprisingly so, but if you think about (especially with a road bike), there’s only about an inch or so of rubber that keeps you grounded. That inch of rubber is expected to give you grip, puncture protection, comfort – all this and more, at car-like speeds. That’s why it’s important to have …

POWER METER – BUYING GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, E-commerce, Triathlon

If you’ve been cycling for a while, you probably know that training is a big part of a cyclist’s routine. As the sport of cycling has evolved, so have methods and equipment for training. Today, we’re going to get to know the controversial “power meter” a little better and whether its right for you. Controversial? Yes, because most of us …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – CEP COMPRESSION

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Racing, Triathlon

If you have taken part in bike races, triathlons or have attended one of these events, you’ve probably come across that one guy with tights on. Probably seen him wearing it in the parking lot, before and after the race. Now that is what you call compression wear. For years now, doctors have relied on compression socks and stocking to …

FUNDAMENTALS OF TRIATHLON BIKE FIT – HOW TO GET THE PERFECT BIKE POSITION

Shaun George Bike Fit, BOTS Guides, Racing, Tips & Tricks, Triathlon

If you open any triathlon magazine, you’ll see pages of ads for aero gear promising dramatic speed gains on race day: bike frames, forks, race wheels, bottles, holders for said bottles, and much, much more. However, the most important component of aerodynamics isn’t the bike and all the stuff you hang on it—it’s you. Triathlons are all about speed, endurance, …

TRIATHLON BIKE BUYING GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Triathlon

Arguably one of the most fun stages in a triathlon is the biking stage, at least we think so. The objective during this stage is to finish the biking leg as fast as possible – in order to do this, you need to be as efficient as possible. Immense core strength and overall stamina are required to complete this leg …

ACING YOUR TRIATHLON ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Tips & Tricks, Triathlon

Triathlons are fun and can get quite addictive over a period of time. Triathlons require you to perfect your skills in 3 different disciplines – most people are good at one particular sport, not so much at the other two. Training along with the right kind of equipment can help you improve in all 3 disciplines. Getting into triathlons can …

PRODUCT LINEUP – XLAB

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Triathlon

Everyone knows that hydration while out on a ride is super important – however, it is one of the most underestimated aspects of endurance riding. Specifically, triathlons. Triathletes need to constantly keep replenishing themselves over the course of all three stages of the triathlon. Hydration has always been a problem on bicycles – while athletes spend huge amounts of money …

BRAND INTRODUCTION & LINEUP – HUUB

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Triathlon

It’s triathlon season and it’s great to see triathlon involvement in the country. The sport of Triathlon is now more popular than ever – more competitive than ever too. This competitiveness has led to the development of better quality and higher performance tri-gear. Triathlon gear is super important during the event as it saves you a bunch of time and …

TOP 5 TRIATHLON EVENTS IN INDIA IN 2020

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Events, Triathlon

Triathlon events are aplenty in India this year – great for anyone looking to start off their Triathlon journey in 2020. So those of you clueless about triathlons, a triathlon is a multisport race with three continuous sequential races. These races are of the endurance type – pushing athletes far beyond their comfort zones. Triathlons include Swimming, Cycling, and Running …