Getting into Triathlon

Triathlon is an every growing, increasingly popular sport in the UK. From super sprints to ironman races, more and more people are giving it a go in mass participation events. For people just looking to keep fit to competing at the highest level age groupers, every type of triathlon is a massive challenge and a huge achievement, and hopefully, great fun.

Due to customer demand for advice on triathlon training and preparation, Velosport is going to offer completely free customer events to offer tips and support for people getting into a multi-discipline sport such as triathlon.

The first consumer event will take place at the Velosport store on 7pm, Thursday 13th July 2017 and will be hosted by David Hemming, Territory Manager for X-Bionic, former professional cyclist and seasoned age group triathlete, is offering expert triathlon advice to Velosport customers.

In this event, David will share his personal insight and stories in the sport, not just what went right but also what has gone wrong and how others can avoid the same mistakes.

Topics covered will include:

  • From anxiety of mass swim and how to prepare
  • Laying out transition area
  • How to manage the bike transition
  • Aero positioning and bike handling skills
  • How to run well off the bike
  • Maximizing training around a busy lifestyle
  • Getting nutrition right
  • Essential kit
  • Race day pacing strategies

Further details and sign up information will be published shortly. In the meantime, please don’t hesitate to contact us on with any questions or any other aspects of triathlon training, kit and preparation you might have.





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