2021 started as 2020 ended: Covid, lockdown and wondering when we'll be able to race again. Well guess what, races are back! Being the most naturally social-distanced events you can have, April saw the return of time trials—a pre-set bike course of just you against the clock. I decided to enter 3 to get back…Read more April Time Trials
In line with the government announcement of Saturday 31st October all pool sessions and club rides will be suspended until at least the 3rd of December. Please keep in touch with each other via social media and train according to the guidelines.... Keep safe and get the miles in...
Tuesday 7th April saw Tyne Triathlon's inaugural Zwift meet-up ride. With Zara and Steve in attendance we've started with a manageable number but still learnt some points worth carrying through to future rides. For the time being Steve is organising these meet-ups but it would be great for others to organise their own meet-ups too.…Read more Tyne Triathlon Moves Indoors
Tyne Triathlon are pleased to announce that we now have a ZwiftPower based team for all of the Zwift users in the club. If you use Zwift, but haven't signed up for Zwift power you need to follow the instructions found here: https://support.zwift.com/en_us/connecting-to-zwiftpower-SyldRc_4H In order to get your Zwift ID you can email Zwift support…Read more Tyne Triathlon Zwift Team
The Bike Many people picture triathletes on bikes that cost more than some cars, with odd looking, pointy helmets on. This doesn't have to be you; and we would even say shouldn't be you when starting out (unless you are from a cycling background perhaps)! The first bit of advice for any new triathlete when…Read more Triathlon – Where to Start? (Part 2: The Bike)
Post ironman blues hit sometime in October last year. I had completed the Lakesman, even winning my age group, before hitting the run training hard leading up to Kielder Marathon but once these were done there was the inevitable question of what next? Jonny Lowes came to 'the rescue', suggesting we do The Yorkshire Beast,…Read more The Yorkshire Beast
Sunday: Group Bike Ride, Regents Centre, meet at 9:00am This group rides varies in distance and speed depending upon the numbers of people that attend. On average the distance will be between 40-50miles with an average pace of around 15-16mph. If you are interested in attending this ride, but are unsure on your ability or…Read more Sunday Bike Ride