Ironman Hawaii 2014: Race Day
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Oct 11, 2014  hits 610,000

#3 - Sebastian Kienle » And here's the man of the day - Super Sebi. Kienle rode a beautiful race, both playing to his strength aboard his Scott Plasma 5 bike, but also saving enough to run well and keep all comers off his back. He's also sporting the new, unreleased Oakley prototype Jawbreaker sunglasses. Congrats, Seb!

After a whirlwind of a race week for TriRig, the 2014 edition of the Ironman World Championships is finally in the books. Here is our massive gallery of race day photos from the bike. A HUGE congratulations to both Sebastian Kienle, who took his first victory here, and Mirinda Carfrae, who took her third! Also a BIG congrats to Americans Ben Hoffman and Andy Potts, who took 2nd and 4th respectively, with Kona-best performances. And we at TriRig are incredibly proud of the SEVEN men who rode our Omega brakes today. We also had a large number of age groupers on our brakes, and one age grouper on our Alpha bar and Mercury pedals. Check back later for a 'Digging Deeper' article on some of these setups!



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#3 - Sebastian Kienle 

And here's the man of the day - Super Sebi. Kienle rode a beautiful race, both playing to his strength aboard his Scott Plasma 5 bike, but also saving enough to run well and keep all comers off his back. He's also sporting the new, unreleased Oakley prototype Jawbreaker sunglasses. Congrats, Seb!

  • #3 - Sebastian Kienle
  • #3 - Sebastian Kienle
  • #3 - Sebastian Kienle
  • #3 - Sebastian Kienle
  • #3 - Sebastian Kienle
  • #3 - Sebastian Kienle

#101 - Mirinda Carfrae 

Today, Rinny showed everyone the true grit of a World Champion, overcoming a massive fourteen-minute deficit to earn the victory. Her blistering 2:50:26 marathon breaks the previous record (which she herself set last year). She's an absolute beast. Her Felt IA looks awesome, and we did a detailed review of it earlier this week.

  • #101 - Mirinda Carfrae
  • #101 - Mirinda Carfrae
  • #101 - Mirinda Carfrae
  • #101 - Mirinda Carfrae
  • #101 - Mirinda Carfrae
  • #101 - Mirinda Carfrae
  • #101 - Mirinda Carfrae
  • #101 - Mirinda Carfrae

#102 - Rachel Joyce 

Rachel Joyce finished the bike leg of the race in 2nd, but ultimately took 3rd after Rinny flew past her on the run. Rachel rode the new Cervelo P5-Six on Shimano DURA-ACE wheels (C50 in front, C75 in back).

  • #102 - Rachel Joyce
  • #102 - Rachel Joyce
  • #102 - Rachel Joyce

#41 - Ben Hoffman 

Ben Hoffman had an amazing day with a solid 2nd place (1st American). He came off the bike in 5th, 8 minutes back from the leader, and ran a consistent marathon while those ahead of him faded one by one. He ultimately finished 8 minutes after Kienle. Ben rode a Specialized Shiv on Zipp wheels with a SRAM mechanical groupset. Helmet was a Specialized Evade.

  • #41 - Ben Hoffman
  • #41 - Ben Hoffman
  • #41 - Ben Hoffman
  • #41 - Ben Hoffman

#15 - Andy Potts 

Andy Potts came out of the water in 1st place, just a second ahead of Jan Frodeno. After a windy day on the bike, he started his run in 9th place, 12 minutes off the lead. He then had an incredible 3rd fastest run of the day, finishing the marathon in 2:48:19. This put him in 4th place, which is Potts' best finish ever in Kona. Potts rode a Kestrel 4000, which we featured in a Service Course article earlier this year. Potts rode on DURA-ACE wheels (C50 in front, C75 in back), a Shimano Di2 drive train, and TriRig Omega brakes. His helmet was a Rudy 57.

  • #15 - Andy Potts
  • #15 - Andy Potts
  • #15 - Andy Potts
  • #15 - Andy Potts
  • #15 - Andy Potts
  • #15 - Andy Potts

#9 - Jan Frodeno 

Jan Frodeno came out of the water 2nd just behind Andy Potts. Jan flatted early on the bike course, and had a less than stellar bike time, ultimately coming into T2 in 11th place. He made up for that on the run though, ultimately finishing 3rd behind Ben Hoffman, and turning in the 2nd best run time of the day at 2:47:47. Jan rode on the very sexy new Specialized Edition S-Works Shiv, specifically the 'Fit' model. These showed up on Specialized's website earlier this year, and feature 3 very distinct paint schemes. Jan rode on matching Zipp wheels, and used a mechanical SRAM drievtrain. He's also sporting the new, unreleased Oakley prototype Jawbreaker sunglasses.

  • #9 - Jan Frodeno
  • #9 - Jan Frodeno
  • #9 - Jan Frodeno
  • #9 - Jan Frodeno
  • #9 - Jan Frodeno

#11 - Craig Alexander 

Crowie came back for one more stab at the big dance, and came in a respectable 13th place. It's far from the glory days of his three victories here, but the 41-year-old still did great out there. His Specialized Shiv is spec'ed to perfection.

  • #11 - Craig Alexander
  • #11 - Craig Alexander
  • #11 - Craig Alexander
  • #11 - Craig Alexander
  • #11 - Craig Alexander
  • #11 - Craig Alexander

#112 - Daniela Ryf 

Daniela Ryf finished the bike with a 2 minute lead over Rachel Joyce, and a 14:32 lead over Mirinda Carfrae. Daniela was able to hold off Joyce on the run, but ultimately got passed by the Rinny express, taking 2nd place. Not bad for her first time racing at Kona. Daniela rides a Felt IA on HED wheels. She decided to use a traditional road helmet instead of an aero helmet, which makes her bike split even more respectable.

  • #112 - Daniela Ryf
  • #112 - Daniela Ryf
  • #112 - Daniela Ryf
  • #112 - Daniela Ryf
  • #112 - Daniela Ryf
  • #112 - Daniela Ryf

#117 - Mary Beth Ellis 

Mary Beth Ellis looked like she would do well early on during the bike leg of the race, but faded as the day went on to ultimately finish 9th. She rode a Cervelo P5 Six on HED wheels. Helmet was a Rudy Wing 57.

  • #117 - Mary Beth Ellis
  • #117 - Mary Beth Ellis
  • #117 - Mary Beth Ellis
  • #117 - Mary Beth Ellis
  • #117 - Mary Beth Ellis

#125 - Jodie Swallow 

Jodie Swallow started the bike leg on a tear, and looked like she might open up a big gap early on, but midway through the race dropped back. She came off the bike in 4th place, almost 6 minutes behind the leader. She hung on to 4th, ultimately finishing 10min behind Rinny. Jodie rode a Scott Plasma 5, and we took a closer look at her bike earlier this week.

  • #125 - Jodie Swallow
  • #125 - Jodie Swallow
  • #125 - Jodie Swallow
  • #125 - Jodie Swallow
  • #125 - Jodie Swallow
  • #125 - Jodie Swallow
  • #125 - Jodie Swallow
  • #125 - Jodie Swallow

#29 - TJ Tollakson 

TJ Tollakson had a tough day, ultimately dropping out of the race. He rode a Dimond that we featured earlier this week.

  • #29 - TJ Tollakson
  • #29 - TJ Tollakson
  • #29 - TJ Tollakson
  • #29 - TJ Tollakson
  • #29 - TJ Tollakson
  • #29 - TJ Tollakson
  • #29 - TJ Tollakson
  • #29 - TJ Tollakson
  • #29 - TJ Tollakson

#26 - Maik Twelsiek 

The GCM ('German Cycling Machine') rode HARD on the course, pushing the pace all day and racking his bike second, behind eventual winner Sebastian Kienle. Twelsiek is on the brand new Dimond superbike, and riding TriRig Omega brakes. We posted a detailed gallery of his Kona rig.

  • #26 - Maik Twelsiek
  • #26 - Maik Twelsiek
  • #26 - Maik Twelsiek
  • #26 - Maik Twelsiek
  • #26 - Maik Twelsiek
  • #26 - Maik Twelsiek

#30 - Paul Matthews 

Paul 'Barney' Matthews took 14th, right behind his coach Craig Alexander. We took a detailed look at Paul's Blue Triad SL earlier this week.

  • #30 - Paul Matthews
  • #30 - Paul Matthews
  • #30 - Paul Matthews
  • #30 - Paul Matthews
  • #30 - Paul Matthews
  • #30 - Paul Matthews
  • #30 - Paul Matthews
  • #30 - Paul Matthews

#31 - Andrew Starykowicz 

Andrew Starykowicz started hammering really hard early on the bike course like everyone expected. But in a surprise twist of fate, he lost the lead on the ride up to Hawi, and never regained it. By the end of the bike, he didn't even make the top 15, and dropped out of the race shortly after starting the run.

  • #31 - Andrew Starykowicz
  • #31 - Andrew Starykowicz
  • #31 - Andrew Starykowicz
  • #31 - Andrew Starykowicz
  • #31 - Andrew Starykowicz
  • #31 - Andrew Starykowicz
  • #31 - Andrew Starykowicz

#1 - Frederik Van Lierde 

Last year's champ FVL didn't have quite the race he would have liked, coming in eighth place.

  • #1 - Frederik Van Lierde
  • #1 - Frederik Van Lierde
  • #1 - Frederik Van Lierde

#44 - Justin Daerr 

Justin Daerr finished 26th, in just under 9 hours. We did some work cleaning up his Javelin Lugano earlier this year.

  • #44 - Justin Daerr
  • #44 - Justin Daerr
  • #44 - Justin Daerr
  • #44 - Justin Daerr
  • #44 - Justin Daerr

#6 - Timothy O'Donnell 

Tim O'Donnell was a favorite going into the race, but had a tough day, ultimately finishing 32nd. We took a detailed look at his Trek Speed Concept earlier this week.

  • #6 - Timothy O'Donnell
  • #6 - Timothy O'Donnell
  • #6 - Timothy O'Donnell

#24 - Marino Vanhoenacker 

The man known as 'Bink' is riding the new Scott Plasma 5, and we took a closer look at his bike earlier this week.

  • #24 - Marino Vanhoenacker
  • #24 - Marino Vanhoenacker
  • #24 - Marino Vanhoenacker
  • #24 - Marino Vanhoenacker
  • #24 - Marino Vanhoenacker
  • #24 - Marino Vanhoenacker
  • #24 - Marino Vanhoenacker
  • #24 - Marino Vanhoenacker

#2 - Luke Mckenzie 

  • #2 - Luke Mckenzie
  • #2 - Luke Mckenzie
  • #2 - Luke Mckenzie
  • #2 - Luke Mckenzie
  • #2 - Luke Mckenzie
  • #2 - Luke Mckenzie
  • #2 - Luke Mckenzie

#4 - Bart Aernouts 

  • #4 - Bart Aernouts
  • #4 - Bart Aernouts

#5 - Tyler Butterfield 

  • #5 - Tyler Butterfield
  • #5 - Tyler Butterfield
  • #5 - Tyler Butterfield

#8 - James Cunnama 

  • #8 - James Cunnama
  • #8 - James Cunnama
  • #8 - James Cunnama
  • #8 - James Cunnama
  • #8 - James Cunnama

#10 - Terenzo Bozzone 

  • #10 - Terenzo Bozzone
  • #10 - Terenzo Bozzone

#12 - Pete Jacobs 

  • #12 - Pete Jacobs
  • #12 - Pete Jacobs
  • #12 - Pete Jacobs
  • #12 - Pete Jacobs
  • #12 - Pete Jacobs
  • #12 - Pete Jacobs

#14 - Victor Morales 

  • #14 - Victor Morales
  • #14 - Victor Morales
  • #14 - Victor Morales
  • #14 - Victor Morales
  • #14 - Victor Morales
  • #14 - Victor Morales

#16 - Michael Weiss 

  • #16 - Michael Weiss
  • #16 - Michael Weiss
  • #16 - Michael Weiss

#17 - Igor Amorelli 

  • #17 - Igor Amorelli
  • #17 - Igor Amorelli

#18 - Matthew Russell 

  • #18 - Matthew Russell
  • #18 - Matthew Russell
  • #18 - Matthew Russell
  • #18 - Matthew Russell

#21 - Daniel Healsworth 

  • #21 - Daniel Healsworth
  • #21 - Daniel Healsworth
  • #21 - Daniel Healsworth

#25 - Eneko Llanos 

  • #25 - Eneko Llanos
  • #25 - Eneko Llanos
  • #25 - Eneko Llanos

#27 - Elliot Holtham 

  • #27 - Elliot Holtham
  • #27 - Elliot Holtham

#32 - Harry Wiltshire 

  • #32 - Harry Wiltshire
  • #32 - Harry Wiltshire

#34 - Richie Cunningham 

  • #34 - Richie Cunningham
  • #34 - Richie Cunningham

#45 - Kyle Buckingham 

  • #45 - Kyle Buckingham
  • #45 - Kyle Buckingham
  • #45 - Kyle Buckingham
  • #45 - Kyle Buckingham

#47 - Marko Albert 

  • #47 - Marko Albert
  • #47 - Marko Albert
  • #47 - Marko Albert
  • #47 - Marko Albert
  • #47 - Marko Albert

#50 - Tim Reed 

  • #50 - Tim Reed
  • #50 - Tim Reed
  • #50 - Tim Reed

#52 - Boris Stein 

  • #52 - Boris Stein
  • #52 - Boris Stein

#53 - Ronnie Schildknecht 

  • #53 - Ronnie Schildknecht
  • #53 - Ronnie Schildknecht
  • #53 - Ronnie Schildknecht

#54 - Andreas Raelert 

  • #54 - Andreas Raelert
  • #54 - Andreas Raelert

#55 - Paul Ambrose 

  • #55 - Paul Ambrose
  • #55 - Paul Ambrose
  • #55 - Paul Ambrose

#103 - Meredith Kessler 

  • #103 - Meredith Kessler
  • #103 - Meredith Kessler
  • #103 - Meredith Kessler

#104 - Liz Blatchford 

  • #104 - Liz Blatchford
  • #104 - Liz Blatchford
  • #104 - Liz Blatchford

#105 - Caroline Steffen 

  • #105 - Caroline Steffen
  • #105 - Caroline Steffen
  • #105 - Caroline Steffen
  • #105 - Caroline Steffen
  • #105 - Caroline Steffen
  • #105 - Caroline Steffen
  • #105 - Caroline Steffen
  • #105 - Caroline Steffen
  • #105 - Caroline Steffen
  • #105 - Caroline Steffen

#106 - Gina Crawford 

  • #106 - Gina Crawford
  • #106 - Gina Crawford
  • #106 - Gina Crawford

#109 - Caitlin Snow 

  • #109 - Caitlin Snow

#110 - Elizabeth Lyles 

  • #110 - Elizabeth Lyles
  • #110 - Elizabeth Lyles

#111 - Leanda Cave 

  • #111 - Leanda Cave
  • #111 - Leanda Cave
  • #111 - Leanda Cave
  • #111 - Leanda Cave
  • #111 - Leanda Cave

#136 - Heather Wurtele 

  • #136 - Heather Wurtele
  • #136 - Heather Wurtele
  • #136 - Heather Wurtele
  • #136 - Heather Wurtele
  • #136 - Heather Wurtele

Misc. 

  • #7 - Ivan Rana
  • #49 - Daniel Fontana
  • #33 - Marek Jaskolka
  • #20 - Tim Van Berkel
  • #22 - Chris McDonald
  • #38 - Cyril Viennot
  • #38 - Cyril Viennot
  • #38 - Cyril Viennot
  • #42 - Christian Brader
  • #42 - Christian Brader
  • #128 - Julia Gajer
  • #121 - Michelle Vesterby
  • #121 - Michelle Vesterby
  • #35 - Christian Kramer
  • #35 - Christian Kramer
  • #36 - Jeremy Jurkiewicz
  • #40 - Filip Ospaly
  • #43 - Nils Frommhold
  • Misc.
  • Misc.
  • Misc.
  • Misc.
  • Misc.

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