Crowie's 2015 Shiv w/Omega X brakes
article & images by Nick Salazar
Aug 20, 2015  hits 56,678


TriRig continues to be amazed at the caliber of athlete supporting our products. Last year we got the support of 5-time World Champion Craig Alexander, who contacted us with interest in our Omega brakes. We recently returned to the home of the 3-time Kona champ and 2-time 70.3 champ, to set him up with our new Omega X brakes. We chat with Crowie about what his year looks like, as well as the transition away from a Kona-centric life. See the gallery below for a detailed look at his 2015 Specialized Shiv race rig. Enjoy!


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Craig Alexander, a.k.a. Crowie 

Crowie is a five-time Ironman World Champion, with two 70.3 titles and three Kona crowns. He is undoubtedly one of the legends of the sport, and at age 42 is still racing as a high-level pro, but stepping back from the Kona-centric lifestyle he led for over a decade. TriRig is proud to have such a venerated champion riding the Omega X!

  • Crowie with his TriRig-equipped Shiv.
  • Crowie with his TriRig-equipped Shiv.
  • Crowie with his TriRig-equipped Shiv.
  • Crowie with his TriRig-equipped Shiv.
  • TriRig Omega X brakes front and rear.
  • Dura-Ace Di2 is the drivetrain of choice.
  • Dura-Ace Di2 is the drivetrain of choice.
  • Fairly clean front end, although I'd love to hide that Di2 junction box under the saddle.
  • Simple BTA setup plus computer mount, by XLAB.
  • Ceramicspeed bearings on the derailleur and bottom bracket.
  • Dura-Ace Di2 is the drivetrain of choice.
  • Crowie rides the Shiv's 'Fuel' paint scheme.
  • TriRig Omega X brakes front and rear.
  • Fairly clean front end, although I'd love to hide that Di2 junction box under the saddle.
  • Fairly clean front end, although I'd love to hide that Di2 junction box under the saddle.
  • TriRig Omega X brakes front and rear.
  • TriRig Omega X brakes front and rear.
  • Very clean frontal profile.
  • Another shot of Crowie's front end.

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