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SEA Games selection race bonus: Wille Loo interview

January 15, 2017 After yesterday’s selection race to see who would earn the right to represent Team Singapore at the 2017 SEA Games Triathlon in Kuala Lumpur this August, all four qualifiers – Clement Chow, [...]

Chow, Loo, Howe and Chia clinch SEA Games spots

January 14, 2017 An action-packed Team Singapore selection race for the 2017 SEA Games Triathlon this morning saw Clement Chow and Wille Loo repeat their feat of 2015 by claiming the two spots on the [...]

SG triathletes poised for SEA Games selection race

January 11, 2017 With the new year comes the 29th edition of the Southeast Asian Games, that biannual celebration of regional sport. Popularly known as the SEA Games, this year’s extravaganza takes place in August [...]

Pinarello F10 unveiled

January 10, 2017 If it works, don't change it. Pinarello unveiled the new F10 in such fashion with the release of its brand new steed a few hours ago. The brand has decided not to [...]

Club Focus: JoyRiders

January 9, 2017 We’re back from an extended New Year holiday but what better way to kick off 2017 than with a Club Focus featuring Singapore’s biggest and most iconic cycling club … the JoyRiders. [...]

Have (fixed gear) bike, will travel: Luis de Sousa

December 30, 2016 The distinctive cycling discipline of fixed gear cycling is usually associated with commuting, late night urban riding or criteriums such as HolyCrit, which made a triumphant return earlier this month after two [...]

Are you ready for the Mongolia Bike Challenge?

December 27, 2016 With 2017 rapidly approaching and endurance athletes contemplating which adventures to put on their race calendars for next year, we offer up a suggestion as part of our occasional series on "Epic [...]

Second Wind Magazine’s best of 2016

December 25, 2016 As a Christmas present to our readers, here's a recap of our five most popular articles of 2016. An analysis of our page-click data for the year makes it clear that stories [...]

Athlete profile: Ben Heckscher

December 23, 2016 As well as contributing occasional training articles to Second Wind Magazine, well-known local coach Shem Leong also trains a stable of age-group triathletes. One of his charges, Ben Heckscher, recently broke the [...]

‘Cageless’ bidons: gimmick or the future?

December 21, 2016 We don’t often do product reviews at Second Wind Magazine but a few weeks ago we were trawling around the bike stores at the Vertex in Ubi when something caught our eye [...]

Rethinking cycling shoe orthoses, wedges, shims

Joining Second Wind Magazine today as a regular guest contributor is Yeo Boon Kiak, a podiatrist who also happened to compete at the highest level of domestic road cycling in Australia while studying down under. [...]

MacRitchie ultra closes out running year

December 19, 2016 The MacRitchie Runners 25 are defined by their bi-monthly 5km time trial, but the people who run the famous club like to end the year with a bang by staging a race [...]

First draft legal clinic launched in Singapore

16 December, 2016  As the number of road cyclists picks up in Singapore, there has been a commensurate increase in those taking part in cycling-related races. However, critical bike-handling skills have proved to be a stumbling block [...]

‘Everest’ hero Chan’s solo ironman bid for charity

December 16, 2016 Daryl Chan has a special place within Singapore’s endurance sports community; he’s the guy that “Everested” Pepys Road … on a Brompton folding bike! For those not familiar with the concept of [...]

Charity cyclists raise $100K for NKF

December 13, 2016 Singapore’s endurance sports community once again showed its huge heart last weekend, when $100,000 was raised for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) during a 30-hour charity ride. Officially called the NKF 30 [...]

MR25 Time Trial, a grand running tradition

December 12, 2016 Every two months, come rain or shine, an iconic running event takes place in Singapore, the MR25 Time Trial. Hosted by a famous club known as the MacRitchie Runners 25 (MR25), this [...]

Tour de Bintan gets world champs qualifier status

With 2017 nearly upon us, it's a good time to think ahead and plan which races to do next year. Throughout December we'll recommend some iconic Asian races, starting with the Tour de Bintan. That [...]

Bangladeshi cleaners inspire at StanChart 2016

December 7, 2016 The Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS) is over for another year and like every edition of the race, many of the runners who completed the 10km, 21.1km or full 42.2km categories will [...]

Club Focus: the Tricators

We usually start Club Focus with the name, so what’s the story behind Tricators? We’re a family of individuals who have come together and bonded on the basis of love for triathlons and sports. We [...]

Getting off the plateau: the mental side of cycling

December  05, 2016 “I don’t know why but I just can’t seem to get in the right break,” Alex said to me. “Why not?” I asked, wanting him to analyze what was going on rather [...]

HolyCrit photo special

December 5, 2016 The ninth edition of HolyCrit was such a special occasion that we felt we had to share more of the images that Rhys Cheng captured under the Saturday night lights in Kallang. [...]

HolyCrit! Triumphant return for the fixie kings

December 4, 2016 Two years of adversity were swept away for the organisers of HolyCrit last night as the celebration of fixed-gear cycling returned bigger than ever before and more importantly with an official stamp [...]

Tim Reed, Ironman 70.3 world champ, runs Singapore

December 1, 2016 It’s not every day that an opportunity to run with a world champion pops up, but that’s exactly what occurred yesterday when 2016 Ironman 70.3 world champ Tim Reed led a group [...]

Athlete profile: Audax superstar Lawrence Loh

November 29, 2016 Lawrence Loh is quite a legendary figure in the Singapore endurance cycling scene. He’s a key member of the Audax Singapore club, which regularly organises rides ranging from 200km-600km into Malaysia and [...]

Photo Gallery: Jungle Cross V

November 29, 2016 As always with race reports, we can only use a handful of images, but like last week with the CSC Singapore Duathlon 2016, we just couldn't let all these extra fantastic photos [...]