Entries by TheRookieTri

Tri 101 Classes

The Rookie Tri is hosting a TRI 101 at Bicycle World. Come learn the the ins and outs of transition from pro triathlete and Coach Natasha Van der Merwe with Austin Aquatics Sports Academy, as well as basic bike mechanics. These clinics are great for beginners, those needed a refresher, and those that want to […]

6 Best Places to Train in Austin

Here is a list of our favorite places to swim bike and run in Austin, Texas. These are great for all levels of triathletes. Swim 1.Big Stacy Tucked back in one of Austin’s oldest neighborhoods, this pool has been keeping Austinites of all ages cool and entertained since the 1930s.  Best part is it is […]

6 Items To Check Before Race Day

Make sure and check your gear before an event. Training can put wear and tear on important items. Here is a good check list to follow 1. Goggles: Make sure you have used them recently and that the eye seals have not perished and leak water. Check that the strap and nose piece aren’t brittle […]

My First Triathlon

My First Tri by Jack Murray, Owner of Jack & Adam’s Bicycles, Bicycle World, & High Five Events Almost every day customers visit our shop seeking advice on participating in their first triathlon. When I have the opportunity to help someone in this situation, I share with them the story of my first tri in […]

11 Commonly Violated USAT Rules

1. Helmets: Only helmets approved by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may be used in USAT sanctioned events. Helmets must be worn at all times while on your bike. This means before, during, and after the event. Penalty: Disqualification 2. Chin Straps: Chin straps must be buckled at all times when on a […]