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Jordan Monnink Wins Barrleman Triathlon

Jordan Monnink

Cyclelogik // HPP Pro triathlete Jordan Monnink took first place at Multisport Canada Barrelman Triathlon on September 17, 2017. This marks his third time competing in the event placing on the podium each time. On his third outing, Jordan finally took first place winning the Long Course Provincial Championship title. Jordan Monnink posted the fastest run time on the course…

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Triathlon Team Athletes on Fire in 2017

Triathlon Team - Robyn, Heather, Kim

This summer has been a big one for members of the Cyclelogik // Human Power Performance Triathlon Team. The season started with a handful of top age group finished for Chris Sliwka, Robert Fabes, and Jessica Dempsey at Somersault Events triathlon series. Our 18 year old rising star Josh Nowlan took first in his age group at the Somersault Early Bird…

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The Importance of Sponsorship to Cycling

Have you ever wondered how a cycling team generates revenue? Or where the money for rider salaries comes from? Or where all those shiny new team bikes come from? The answer to all those questions is sponsorship. Unlike most other professional sports where ticket sales to events generate portions of the revenue, cycling relies solely on sponsorship. In the pro…

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In Defence of the Sprint Triathlon

There is no question that Iron-distance events carry the most prestige and stand at the pinnacle of triathlon as the toughest challenge. Most triathletes aspire to do at least one full iron distance event and many spend their entire year training for just one iron event. The progression for many triathletes is to start with the shorter easier events and…

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Dealing with the Off Season – Part 1

Depending what your preferred discipline is (and your geographic location) your athletic season is probably getting ready to come to a close. Here in Canada cyclists and triathletes are finishing up their final events and looking forward to some time away from training. While runners may be just getting their groove going for the fall marathon season, there’s no question that…

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How to Get the Most out of your Build Phase

With spring just around the corner most people following a periodization plan will be starting their build phases in the next month or so. We’ve already covered some of the basics of the base phase in a previous post and today we’ll go into some detail about how to get the most out of the build phase. For some the…

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How to Get the Most from Base Training

Now that winter is just around the corner and this year’s annual training plan has probably long come to an end, it’s time to start thinking about next year’s goals. And with those goals comes a new annual plan. Some of us may have already started training for next season while many are enjoying some much needed downtime. Whichever phase…

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Race Report – Orillia Sprint Triathlon

After a full season of triathlons last year I decided to devote this year entirely to bike racing. I had all but forsaken triathlon. I hadn’t accounted for the Pan Am games throwing a wrench into the cycling season which left me with no races between the end of the July and Labour Day weekend. I decided that would be…

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Equality in Bike Racing

Women’s presence in the cycling world has been rapidly expanding in the last ten years at both the amateur and professional level. While a true grand tour for women still seems to be out of sight, professional female cycling teams and larger races are beginning to crop up all over Europe and North America. Many well established cycling events have…

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