Cyclist leans on his aero bars during the 2018 Rookie Triathlon. Text on design reads What Are Aero Bars? Read the blog and learn more at https://therookietri.com/understanding-aero-bars/
Learn about aero bars to see if they’re right for you Aero bars are bike handlebar extensions with padded forearm rests that allow the rider to get into a more aerodynamic position. They are positioned near the center of the handlebar and…
Man works on the chain at the rear of a bike in a bike shop. Text on designs reads How to Tell If Your Bike Needs a Tune-Up. Learn more at https://therookietri.com/tune-up-your-bike/
Indicators you need to tune up your bike and our recommendations  It’s important to know when it’s time to tune up your bike. Take care of your bike so you can enjoy as many miles as possible! How often you need a tune-up for your bike…
Female triathlete crosses the Rookie Triathlon finish line with her hands raised in the air. Text on design reads Ways to Carry Water on Your Run. Learn more at https://therookietri.com/carry-hydration/
It’s critical to carry hydration with you during your training runs  During training, you don’t have the luxury of aid stations like you do on race day. As if you needed another reason to love race day, hydration on course has always been…
2021 Rookie Triathlon opens registration on Sept. 27, 2020.
For 16 years, thousands have chosen Rookie Tri as their first triathlon Registration for the 17th annual Rookie Triathlon opens this Sunday, September 27th. The 2021 Rookie Triathlon will take place on Sunday, May 2nd, at Walter E. Long Metropolitan…
Female cyclist rides her indoor trainer while following Zwift on her laptop. Text in design reads How to Set Up and Use Zwift. Learn more at https://therookietri.com/zwift-guide/
Build Zwift into your training program with our helpful guide If you want to improve your cycling skills from the comfort of your home, then Zwift can take you on that journey. The cycling and training app gamifies elements to create an immersive…
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,…