- 1 Is 20 mph fast on a bike?
- 2 Can you do a triathlon on a single speed bike?
- 3 What is a good time for a standard triathlon?
- 4 What is a good Ironman bike time?
- 5 How fast are pro cyclists?
- 6 Is 30 mph on a bike fast?
- 7 Can you do a triathlon on a fixie?
- 8 What is the hardest part of a triathlon?
- 9 Should you exercise the day before a triathlon?
- 10 Do triathletes eat during race?
- 11 Do triathletes Pee on the bike?
- 12 What is the slowest Ironman time?
- 13 What’s harder than an Ironman?
Is 20 mph fast on a bike?
Average speed – indications Most cyclists can achieve 10-12 mph average very quickly with limited training. Reasonable experience, medium (say 40 miles): average around 16-19 mph. Quite competent club rider, some regular training likely, medium-long distances (say 50-60 miles): 20-24 mph.
Can you do a triathlon on a single speed bike?
You should be fine, esp on a flat course. Subject: RE: Singlespeed bike for sprint tri? I think you will be at a disadvantage on the SS but if it makes the race more fun. Go for it.
What is a good time for a standard triathlon?
Age-grouper times: It’s tough to argue what a good time is, as the longer distances depend largely on the race and the individual. However, for the age group 35-39, a good male time is around six hours, with an additional hour on top of that for females.
What is a good Ironman bike time?
The answer, based on our analysis of more than 41,000 finishers in 25 Ironman triathlons: about 12 hours and 35 minutes for the average triathlete. Swim 2.4 miles in 1:16, Bike 112 miles in 6:25, and Run 26.2 miles in 4:54.
How fast are pro cyclists?
Professional bicycle racers can usually maintain 25-28 mph on flat ground.
Is 30 mph on a bike fast?
30mph is a fast speed for a bike. It can definitely be achieved with a decent hill on a road but is tough to obtain purely on flat.
Can you do a triathlon on a fixie?
you won’t be granted a competitive advantage with the fixed gear but you’ ll be able to finish the race just fine! If you really want to be safe, use the freewheel side of the flip flop hub and then you’ll be just like every other bike out there.
What is the hardest part of a triathlon?
The hardest part of triathlon is the constant mental game your mind is playing with you. It starts right when you hear the word triathlon for the first time and never stops. Most people fear open water swimming and see that as a barrier to even start triathlon.
Should you exercise the day before a triathlon?
On the final day of preparation, however, you should take the time to do a light workout, on the racecourse itself if possible. Limit yourself to a gentle 15-20 minute cycle and a five-minute run – enough to make you break a sweat but certainly not a tough workout.
Do triathletes eat during race?
Eating and drinking during events During Olympic distance and sprint distance triathlon racing, athletes should aim to consume between 30-60g of carbohydrate each hour. This can be achieved through a combination of sports drinks, carbohydrate gels and through solid forms of carbohydrate e.g. Sports bars or muesli bars.
Do triathletes Pee on the bike?
On to the matter at hand – yes, some triathletes do, in fact, pee on their bikes. If it’s not obvious, triathletes pee while riding their bike so they don’t have to stop – saving precious time for competitive races.
What is the slowest Ironman time?
But what about the slowest races overall? Those honors go to the Philippines, where we find both the 70.3 and full Ironman courses with the slowest average finishing times: 6:45:27 and 14:31:02, respectively. Only one North American event makes it on either list of slowest or fastest Ironman courses: Ironman St.
What’s harder than an Ironman?
An ultra-triathlon is a long-distance triathlon. The term generally refers to all triathlon events with a distance that is a multiple of the Ironman Triathlon, which consists of 2.4 miles (3.86 km) of swimming, 112 miles (180.25 km) of cycling, and a full marathon (26.2 mi or 42.2 km) of running.