The Bicycle World Racing Team Corner

Handling Ingury

Training is officially in high gear for the BW Racing Team. Less than eight weeks until Ironman Texas 70.3 in Galveston and less than 11 weeks before...


Training for the 2018 triathlon season is kicking into high gear for the BW Racing Team. And we really want you to come join us for some workouts as we begin ramping up - because misery loves company, er rather, we're always stronger together. We've got quality sessions FOR FREE nearly every day...

Meet Paul and Melissa

First off, congrats to all six BW racers who completed the Houston Marathon this past Sunday! It was a gorgeous day and a challenging course, and we’re so proud of all of our teammates for gutting it out for strong finishes, including five Boston Marathon qualifiers.

And second, a huge...


The Chevron Houston Marathon took place yesterday and was the first big team race for Bicycle World’s Austin Racing Team. There were six members that toed the line on Sunday: Natasha Van Der Merwe, Carly Conrad, Padre Mora, Doreen Redenius, Todd Sapio and me.

I wanted to share with you a...

BW Racing Team

Happy New Year!! Welcome to the first blog post of Bicycle World Austin's Racing Team. We are kicking off an exciting year of training and racing in Austin, and we are excited to have you join us on this great adventure.

So, what in the world, you ask, is the Bicycle World Racing Team?...

It's all about balance

Let's start this week's post off with a huge congratulations to teammate Carly Conrad. CONGRATULATIONS, Carly! She raced Ironman New Zealand last weekend, and finished in a blazing time of 10:37:12, coming in sixth in her incredibly competitive age group. We are so proud of all...


The Rookie Triathlon, the triathlon season-opener here in Austin, is just six weeks away. Whether you’re a true rookie, dusting off the cobwebs of the off-season or coming out to show off the results of your hard training, it’s time to get focused.

What better way...


The first big race of the triathlon season is upon us. This weekend, five of our Bicycle World Racing Team athletes will be competing Sunday at Ironman Texas 70.3 in Galveston: Haley Koop, Paul “Barny” Matthews, Todd Sapio, Aaron Shapley and me. And Doreen Redenius will be racing in California...

Austin Team

Triathlon season is officially underway! And the BW Racing Team is already putting up podium performances, prepping for Ironman Texas and looking forward to a fun day at the Rookie Tri next weekend. We hope to see you there!

We’ll start with a little racing update. It’s been a busy month!...

The Rookie Tri Recap

The Rookie Tri last weekend blasted off the local triathlon season, and what a great day of racing, camaraderie and fun!

Eleven of the 15 Bicycle World Racing Team...

CapTex Recap

Memorial Day weekend was another weekend of great racing for the Bicycle World Racing Team. Twelve racing team athletes showed up at Auditorium Shores in downtown Austin for the CapTex Tri and endured the scorching temps to score some amazing finishes.

Coach and pro triathlete Paul...

Racing with Gratitude

Another big race weekend is coming up for the Bicycle World Racing Team. Five of us are heading out to West Texas to test ourselves in the hills and heat of the Buffalo Springs Lake Triathlon in Lubbock: Haley Koop, Padre Mora, Todd Sapio, Aaron Shapley and me. And two of our teammates, Natasha...

Haley Koop

It’s been a big few weeks for the BW Austin Racing Team, so let’s get caught up.

On Sunday, Pro Triathlete and Team Coach Paul ‘Barny’ Matthews took third at the Ironman 70.3 Ecuador. Two weeks earlier, BW colors were out in force in Texas and...

Ironman® 70.3® Boulder

So much racing! Short and long courses, local and far away, the Bicycle World Racing Team’s season is still in full swing. Here’s an update on the latest results and a look ahead at what’s coming.

This weekend at the Boulder Ironman 70.3, Quincy...

Natasha Van Der Merwe

That was a blast! If you’ve signed up for the Ironman Waco 70.3 in October, you are in for a treat. At the Bicycle World training camp this weekend, more than 60 athletes from across Texas and the BW Racing Team sampled the bike course, the run course and the amazingly supportive community in...

IRONMAN® 70.3® Waco

IRONMAN® 70.3® Waco is in the bag, and what a phenomenal day it was for Waco, for the 2,155 athletes who participated, for Bicycle World and for the Bicycle World Racing Team!

While Mother...