10 Tips for Junior Duathlons

10 Tips for Junior Duathlons

We expect well over 100 children at our next Donut Duathlon on Sunday 22nd March 2020. So we thought we'd come up with some tips to get you through the event. Check your bike (or scooter) and other kit the night before so you have everything ready. In addition to your bike/scooter you'll need a helmet, some trainers, some running kit and some warm clothes to put on after the race. Arrive in good time before the race. We reckon 60-90 minutes is about right When you put your bike into transition practise getting it on and off the rack…

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Guide to Junior Triathlons

Guide to Junior Triathlons

Your child comes bouncing in saying "Mum! Dad!, guess what? I'm doing a triathlon!" You answer with enthusiasm "That's Great! Well done! A triathlon!" But one of two things will be going through your head. The first might be, "great, I know what this is" OR "A Tri....What?" It the answer is the latter please don't worry! Junior Triathlon is a brilliant way for kids to experience three sports in one go. It’s also perfect for kids with low boredom thresh holds and stacks of energy! Your child might be a good swimmer, great runner or just loves being on…

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Choosing a bike for your child

Choosing a bike for your child

Guide to choosing a bike for your child that's suitable a triathlon Isla Rowntree started Isla bikes in 2005 and said in a recent interview. “I was drawn to kids’ bikes because what was available just seemed so poor. We all know how much difference a light, well-fitting, well-adjusted bike makes to our enjoyment of cycling, so why were we putting our kids on such heavy and difficult-to-use bikes? That was where I started, simply wanting to improve kids’ experience of cycling in the hope more of them would enjoy it and want to do it again and again. As…

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Sportiva Partners with the Property Press

Sportiva Partners with the Property Press

We are pleased to announce The Property Press as our official media partner for the first Exmouth Triathlon that is taking place on Sunday 20th May. In case you missed it here is the article the Property Press ran in Issue 78 Property Press is the market leading local property newspaper that is delivered to 26,000 homes every fortnight across East Devon. If you thought GPS was just for Strava think again. Property Press guarantees delivery by using GPS satellite tracking.  It's a win win as it ensures the copies reach their destination.  And this  in turn means the delivery…

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10 Tips for Beginner Triathletes.

10 Tips for Beginner Triathletes.

We’re getting lots of questions from first time triathletes. So we’d thought we’d put together some of the most common questions into a Beginners FAQ aimed at peple taking on their first triathlon. What order do you complete the swim, bike and run? (nb this is a genuine question from a beginner) You got it! That is almost always the order in a triathlon: a swim then a bike then a run. Think about an ironman triathlon (2 ½ mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26 mile run). It wouldn’t be safe to do the swim when you’re completely exhausted. I…

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