Hi, I'm Kevin.  I'm a triathlete and mountaineer, among other things.   This is where I get to share my adventures with you.  

 

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Triathlon Gear Reviews

November 22, 2018

There are few bike upgrades that will have as much impact on your performance as a quality set of carbon wheels.  For Time-Trialists and Triathletes, deep-section carbon wheels can save a considerable amount of time when compared to their alloy counterparts.  The primary drawback however, is the cost.  A nice set of carbon wheels from a major manufacturer can set you back $2000 or more.  In terms of dollars spent per second sa...

April 4, 2018

I've been using the Garmin Forerunner 645 Music for a few weeks now (I'll review that after I've had more time with it), and thanks to Garmin's new software, Running Power.  Here are some of the things I've noticed as I've begun to use Garmin's new running power software:

  • If you've been using heart rate or pace to train and race by, power is definitely a game-changer.  As cyclists know, power gives you an unb...

October 17, 2017

I've been using Vibram FiveFingers for years.  Out of the 17 marathons I've completed so far, 14 have been with Vibram FiveFingers.  They are fantastic shoes that provide everything you need in a shoe and nothing you don't.  My most recent model has been the V-Run, with which I've completed two marathons and one Half Ironman, as well as all the associated training.  I haven't kept track of the mileage I've put on them, but I'd...

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