Category bike

2016 ZIPP 808 NSW Carbon Clincher review

With 2016 well into the second quarter, we’ve saw quite a few official product launches over the months that’s made available for those with some money lying around the house. One company on particular was on a roll of late and it’s none other than SRAM. I’ve done a review on the 1×11 system at […]

SRAM 1×11 review

Hi peeps! It’s been quite a while since I had done a gear review. As 2015 comes to a close, the past 11 months had been a blast for all of us in IronProject. Some of us had set new PBs, some had took part in more races than the year before, I along with […]

2015 DIMOND review

2015 beckons to be another exciting year for triathlon with new races, new gear, new bikes, etc. And it’s usually the start of the season for most triathletes with all our races planned for the year, or even a new rig fitted and dialed in. Therefore, I hoped that everyone had a good start to […]

2014 TREK Speed Concept 9 Review

Before I start the review, I’d hereby like to wish all members and ‘fans’ of Iron Project a Happy and Prosperous Year of the Horse! Another awesome year beckons. More races were confirmed, namely by WTC and the Challenge series. Notable ones will be the comeback of IM Langkawi and the new IM 70.3 Putrajaya […]

Osymetric chainrings – a review

Before I begin I would like to make it clear that Osymetric chainrings are different from Rotor’s Q-rings or their new QXL-rings for that matter. One is Spanish and the other French. Rotor makes complete cranksets whereas Osymetric makes chainrings and pretty much nothing else. Now you might say both chainrings are not round. That […]

Race Report : Ironman Zurich 2013 – Bike

* Race report menu for Ironman Zurich 2013* Quick afterthoughts Race Preparations Swim Bike Run —————————- Most cyclists wouldn’t laugh at someone falling off the bike while still clipped onto the pedals; as a fellow cyclist, it just isn’t that funny. When a friend told me he fell while clipping in at the start of […]

Overtraining…

Don’t OVERTRAIN! You hear that advice so often, told to any newbie to a sport. Enthusiasm, energy and unyielding belief in one’s ability is common amongst most youths (or some mad 31yr old). And so I’ve been warned many times about the dangers of over training while working towards IM Zurich in July. But my […]