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Every year, we find lovely odds and ends to share with you dear readers. The expo at Ironman Hawaii is full of fun. Enjoy!
Seven year after the launch of the original Shiv Tri, Specialized has finally unveiled its successor. With VERY polarizing looks, and a number of interesting features, there's a lot to unpack here.
Some beautiful images of the IM 70.3 World Championships, courtesy Getty Images. Fully HALF the podium was rocking TriRig gear on their bikes!
Although Specialized has not introduced a new bike since the Shiv was launched in 2011, Tim Don's rig caught our eye getting its last-minute tuneup before tomorrow's race.
The Specialized S-Works TT is a new version of the McLaren TT helmet they announced in 2012. The S-Works TT is easier to purchase, Snell / CPSC certified allowing it to be used in more competitions, and offers several new features. In our review, we discuss this helmet in depth, and share our opinion of it.
Last year's 2nd place finisher gives us his perspective on this year's race, and a close look at his snazzy race rig.
After setting up his Kona rig for the 2014 edition of Ironman Hawaii, we returned to Crowie's Boulder home for another interview and to set him up with the new Omega X.
Ben Hoffman gave American tri fans a treat last year by rocking second place at Kona. We interview him about his season, and take a look at his 2015 race rig.
Here's a thorough survey of the top bikes in the industry, and all their individual strengths and weaknesses.
Here's a detailed look at the Shiv of Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander, now complete with TriRig Omega brakes!
We've featured a lot of Shiv builds on TriRig - this one belongs to our own Andrew Strauss, who details how he appointed it to successfully complete his first full-distance Ironman.
Andrew takes a close look at some of Specialized's newer aero accessories.
The biggest race of the year went off with a bang. Here's our HUGE gallery of race day bike photos.
Tim Don is one of the most decorated athletes in the sport of triathlon. Here's his Specialized Shiv, finished up with a little love from TriRig.
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!
The Ironman World Championships are upon us. Here's our first gallery from the island, filled with gear from the race expo.
The gloves came off, and the rain came down. Here's our gallery of the 70.3 WC race-day event.
As usual, the expo of the Vegas 70.3 World Championships offered a healthy dose of gear to drool over.
Here's a look at some of the snazzy pro rigs at the Boulder Peak Olympic-distance triathlon. Check back later this week for a gallery of race images.
This Shiv is my personal ride, dressed to the nines and built with the finest gear in the sport. Enjoy the detailed writeup and supersized gallery.
The man, the myth, the legend: Jesse Thomas gave us a quick look at his newly-spiffed-up Shiv just ahead of Oceanside 70.3
Specialized has a brand new saddle with split-nose DNA and a smart bottle accessory. We take you through the snazzy new seat.
For 2013 I'm building up a brand new Shiv Pro from the bare frameset. This is a bike with tons to offer.
It's almost identical to his 2011 rig, and it's easy to see why. Crowie's Shiv is dialed in beautifully.
Triathlon's favorite aviator-wearing rockstar takes us through his rig, and talks through his position choices.
We had a quick minute to chat with Chris McCormack about equipment, and how he likes the new Shiv.
The new storage box has been designed as an easy-access solution, exclusively for the new Shiv.
We caught up with Macca out on a training ride to look at the bike that might have TWO spots on the podium this year.
Interbike has finally opened the doors of the showroom floor, and there's more than one new innovation that makes me really excited.
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 season is drawing to a close, and the 70.3 World Championships will be raced tomorrow morning here in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here's what we saw at the expo.
The Wildflower sensation just got his brand new S-Works Shiv, on the eve of the 70.3 World Championship race in Vegas.
Superbiker and class act Ben Hoffman sat down with us for an exclusive interview all about his new rig, and his particular fit quirks.
The Big red S introduces the next generation of triathlon shoes, with a brand new concept that threatens to change everything you know about cycling footwear.
I've had several months playing with the bike that won Kona under Craig Alexander. Here's my in-depth review of the 2012 Specialized Shiv, a bike born for the Tri.
What happens when the top offerings from BMC, Specialized, Blue, Trek, and Felt go head-to-head? Let's find out.
Ben Hoffman is one stout biker, and he knows his gear. I saw down with him for a chat about its role in his racing life.
What I love about this year's Kona Championships is that both winners - and the bikes they ride - have taken titles in the past. And that story is intriguing.
Crowie just won his third Kona title, ripping up the bike course on his new, state-of-the-art steed. Performance Advisor Mat Steinmetz gave me the scoop.
Without warning, Specialized has launched an all-new Shiv platform that's poised to take the tri world by storm.
Like the bright lights in Vegas, Interbike never fails to dazzle. This year, our first day out was directed towards product evolution rather than novelty.
Take a look back at all those sweet TT bikes that ripped up the California countryside back in May.
Pro tour time trials are the best place to see new, prototype, and exotic gear. This year's TT at the Tour of California was no exception. Enjoy the supersized images.
Macca's Shiv is a truly minimal race machine. Born and bred for one singular purpose: win Kona.
Tim's Specialized Transition was built from scratch, but amazingly, it matches the manufacturer's stock spec.
We caught a Specialized Shiv in the wild at the Boulder 5430 Sprint Tri.