history of triathlons at the olympics

Triathlons at the Olympics

The triathlon is a competition in which the athletes perform three endurance challenges, one right after the other. In the most common form of the sport, the athletes swim, bike, and run in that order. The distances vary from Sprint distance (swim 0.47 miles, bike 12 miles, and run 3.1 miles) to Ironman (swim 2.4 […]
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history of triathlons

History of the Triathlon

The Triathlon, the Ultimate Race A triathlon is a multi-stage, long distance race usually consisting of three components: swimming, bicycling, and running over various distances. It is a high-endurance three-sport competition, considered by many one of the most difficult single-day sporting events, and requires a considerable amount of strength, stamina, training, and dedication to complete. […]
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preparing for your first triathlon

Preparing for Your First Triathlon

Training for a triathlon is a long process that tests your strength, speed and endurance. Follow Village Cycle’s Triathlon tips to ensure a successful first race! Choose a Location While registering for a triathlon in an exotic far off location sounds exciting, it’s best to keep it close to home for your first tri since […]
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choosing the right bike

Choosing the Right Bike For You

Living in Chicago, one of the best and most eco-friendly ways to get around the city is by riding a bicycle. No matter what you’re looking to do, there are different types of bikes for all occasions. For those considering a purchase of one of the many Trek or Electra bikes available, it’s important to […]
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2015 Trek Speed Concept 7.0

Trek Bikes Make The Best Gifts

When Jessie found out her fiance Nick had his eyes on a Trek Speed Concept she called us to help her surprise him with the bike of his dreams. It was a success to say the least, and his reaction is priceless. A Trek bike really does make the best gift. Here’s the story: Nick knew […]
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