Author Archives: palmertri

Bike Fit Checkup & Boston Marathon

Bike Fit Checkup I got my CD0.1 this week last spring and Friday went in for a one year checkup. Kevin at Gear West Bike fitted me last time and I rode fast and comfortable all season. I wanted him to … Continue reading

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The Gold Guys Present: Teddy’s Training Tips

The Gold Guys asked me to do a series of articles sharing some of Teddy’s insider info about tri training. Without further ado here is the first installment on the important topic of recovery. Teddy is great at recovering. He … Continue reading

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The Miesville Grinder

My friend Ross discovered a free gravel ride just out of the city and wanted to see what that scene is all about. He invited me and I figured the price was right and the drive was short. Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Make Your Voice Heard

Twitter Campaign Quintana Roo launched their new and astounding superbike the PR6 last week. Almost immediately the #PRSIX4DP twitter campaign spontaneously erupted. The people were crying out for QR to send me a PR6 post haste. The people really made … Continue reading

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Danger Zone + The new QR PR6 + Twitter Campaign

Zone of Danger It was incredibly pleasant yesterday and I rode four wonderful hours outdoors. I’m basically out of viable Netflix streaming movies to watch so the basement riding is becoming a struggle. If you found any hidden gems recently … Continue reading

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Ironman Melbourne & Local Race News

Championship Ironman: Melbourne Melbourne looked like a real championship race on the men’s side but not for the women. Steffen and Ellis got off the front right away on the bike and the race was over. There was no real … Continue reading

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I am The Real Starky

I am The Real Starky. My frustration with the malarkey in our sport became overwhelming. So many people, so full of it. What could I, a humble Minnesotan do to combat this surplus of BS? Last fall I found the … Continue reading

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Texas Trip: Riding Review

I have done several spring break bike trips in the past. Twice with the U of M cycling team to Fayetteville Arkansas in 07 and 08, once to Fredericksburg with my friend Jorgen and my parents in 09 also with … Continue reading

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Texas Trip

I’m riding in Texas this week. Staying just outside Austin in Fredericksburg. Lots of great routes out of here. The town is quite nice. Very German.  Sam and I drove down on Saturday. My parents and a couple of their … Continue reading

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More Ironman Information

After Ironman Canada I’m going south to race Ironman Chattanooga. Why Chattanooga? The late September date is nice, not too late in the year and a few weeks later than Ironman Wisconsin. Quintana Roo is based there so I can … Continue reading

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