A bike’s a bike, right? Not quite. There are many differences between a triathlon bike and a road bicycle; some obvious, some not so obvious. This article will provide a brief overview of the major differences and how this affects triathlon performance.
Endurance performance has so far been made up of maximising VO₂ max and functional capacity. Movement economy is the second last physiological determinant of endurance performance before moving into external and nutritional influences. Movement economy refers to the efficiency at which somebody moves from one point to another.