Busting the triathlon taboo: Is it time cyclists broadened their horizons?

Triathlon gets a bad rap among cycling’s single-minded purists, but is it time to broaden our horizons? Paul Knott pulls on a tri-suit and heads for the sea to find out

The ‘T’ word has long been considered blasphemous among ‘serious’ cyclists. Even within the walls of Cycling Weekly Towers, refusing to acknowledge the existence of the ‘impure’ multi-event sports has become something of an in-joke. But it’s time for us to open up!

>>> Triathlon distances, training and equipment explained

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