Kona 2014: Crowie's Shiv w/ Omega brakes
article & images by Nick Salazar
May 25, 2015  hits 58,026


TriRig is incredibly proud to announce that Craig Alexander, 5-time Ironman World Champion (3x Ironman Hawaii World Titles, 2x Ironman 70.3 World Titles) has been riding our TriRig Omega brakes since late last season. Crowie reached out to us a little before his ITU Long Course WC race in Weihai, China, interested in the product. Check out the video above for our interview with the champ, and the photo gallery below for detailed shots of his rig. We set him up on the Omega SV for last season, but will of course have him on the newer X-series product for future builds.


  • Crowie poses with his newly-built Shiv, complete with dual TriRig Omega SV brakes. This is the bike he raced at the 2014 ITU Long Course World Championships in Weihai, China on Sept 21.
  • Crowie poses with his newly-built Shiv, complete with dual TriRig Omega SV brakes. This is the bike he raced at the 2014 ITU Long Course World Championships in Weihai, China on Sept 21.
  • Crowie poses with his newly-built Shiv, complete with dual TriRig Omega SV brakes. This is the bike he raced at the 2014 ITU Long Course World Championships in Weihai, China on Sept 21.
  • Crowie poses with his newly-built Shiv, complete with dual TriRig Omega SV brakes. This is the bike he raced at the 2014 ITU Long Course World Championships in Weihai, China on Sept 21.
  • Crowie's Shiv is mostly unchanged from last year's rig, but now features J-bend extensions, slightly higher stack, and of course, dual TriRig Omega SV brakes.
  • An Omega SV tucked under the bottom bracket.
  • TriRig Omega SV mounted on the front of Crowie's Shiv.
  • Craig Alexander's Specialized Shiv, complete with TriRig Omega SV brakes.
  • The champ looks over his newly-finished rig.
  • The front end of Crowie's Shiv is a beautiful thing indeed.
  • The front end of Crowie's Shiv is a beautiful thing indeed.
  • Crowie is now riding J-bend extensions, which he finds more comfortable, and helpful to alleviate some back issues he was experiencing.
  • Though no longer hidden in the frame, Crowie's Di2 installation is still fairly clean. Given a bit more time, I'd have liked the opportunity to hide even this little bit of hardware, but alas, Alexander's time is at a premium.
  • TriRig Omega SV mounted on the front of Crowie's Shiv.
  • Crowie is now riding J-bend extensions, which he finds more comfortable, and helpful to alleviate some back issues he was experiencing.
  • X-Lab Gorilla cage keeps bottles where they're meant to be.
  • It's all smiles for Craig Alexander, one of the greats in this sport.
  • It's all smiles for Craig Alexander, one of the greats in this sport.

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