Category Archives: Triathlon

That makes it official…

Got this in my email last week: Dear JOSEPH VRABLIK! I wanted to thank you for your dedication to IRONMAN and to our sport. I continue to be inspired by the devotion, determination, and incredible spirit displayed by you and … Continue reading

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Dangers of a GoPro…

Or, to be more specific, the dangers of a GoPro and a dog harness mount. Kompetitive Edge, my bike shop, from Abby’s point of view. Welcome to KE – Abby's View from Joseph Vrablik on Vimeo.

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Sportsmanship

This past Saturday was the Ironman 70.3 race in Boulder. I haven’t raced it in several years for various reasons, not the least of which being the course. There’s not an inch of shade on the run, and very little … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv Runaround…

One of the things I find most fun about traveling is running in new locales. Being in Israel this last week and next, I’ve definitely had some good runs. I started off my first day in country with a run. … Continue reading

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Well that was fun…

So I went out Wednesday afternoon a little later than I had planned to try and squeeze in a ride before the snows hit. The forecast said I had plenty of time. Snow wasn’t supposed to start falling until around … Continue reading

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That’s a wrap…

I meant to finish writing this and post it yesterday. I mean, what better day than New Year’s Eve to post a wrap-up to the year that was? Well, best laid plans of mice and men and all, but I … Continue reading

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Back in Madison…

So I’ve been back in Madison for the last few days now gearing up for another run at MOO. Being here is always interesting. This morning I was taking the bike out for one last checkout ride to make sure … Continue reading

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The Joys of Traveling With a Bike…

The many joys of travel in today’s day and age are only amplified when traveling to a race. Flying with a bike means you have to rethink a few things. Among them the car you rent (have to get one … Continue reading

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Sing us a song…

It’s amazing the tangents your mind goes off on on some of these longer rides. Some of them can be fueled by the music that happens to come up in the queue. The other day when I was climbing to … Continue reading

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Ominous Clouds…

That’s what greeted me the other evening as I headed out for a run. Quite beautiful, actually, in its own way. There’s just something almost primal about those clouds that form over the front range. No rain actually fell by … Continue reading

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