There is certainly a lot to learn for a beginner triathlete. So, you have decided to do a triathlon. Now what? As former beginner triathletes ourselves, we understand that it can be overwhelming at first. With the combination of swimming, cycling,…
Meet Laura! She was once a Rookie and this is her story Laura is the Volunteer Manager at High Five Events, but before she was part of the crew, you would have seen her at our races, either cheering or actually racing. Here is the story of…
Simple Steps to Eliminate Bike Shifting Issues
Derailleur Adjustment Tips to Stop Shifting Issues Experiencing issues shifting when hitting the road to log some miles on your bike? You most likely need to make some adjustments to your derailleur. Shifting problems are a common occurrence…
Expert Cycling Tips for Riding the Hills
Tips for a Hilly Bike Ride Learning tips for riding the hills better is particularly important for triathletes since they need to be as efficient as possible in the bike portion of the race, in order to save energy for the running portion.…
Take a break and meet these adorable dogs of triathlon Over the years, human spectators have brought their 4-legged counterparts to cheer on triathletes. These good boys and good girls bring a smile to everyone’s face, including their favorite…
Rookie Tri Staff Stories: Tina's First Tri
Tina’s First Triathlon My first tri was The Rookie Tri on May 5, 2013. Here is how I remember it, looking back at it seven years later. But let’s back up a bit. I forgot to introduce myself.  Who I Am & Why That Matters a Little Bit My…