2013 Vegas 70.3 Worlds: Race Day
Sep 9, 2013
Melissa Hauschildt proved unstoppable, and stormed to victory aboard this S-Works Shiv, complete with the new Fuel Cell storage compartment. Nearly the entire area inside the main triangle is filled with material! Apparently Specialized (and now Felt) don't feel that the additional side forces in high winds will prove problematic. I wonder what they will feel like in high gusty winds.
The 2013 edition of the Vegas 70.3 World Championships was both a surprise, given the uncharacteristic rain in the middle of the Las Vegas desert, and not a surprise, given the repeat win for the men by Sebastian Kienle and the dominant performance for the women by Melissa Hauschildt. Enjoy the gallery of riders with their steeds during the very wet bike course, not nearly as hot or dry as expected.
Here's a thorough survey of the top bikes in the industry, and all their individual strengths and weaknesses.
It was a long, hot day in the Nevada desert, full of exciting racing and an upset of the established order. New winners were crowned in Sebastian Kienle and Leanda Cave. Check out our supersized gallery.
The 2013 edition of the Ironman World Championships was one of the most explosive races in recent memory. Here is our supersized gallery of images of the cyclists out on course. Enjoy!
As usual, the expo of the Vegas 70.3 World Championships offered a healthy dose of gear to drool over.