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Sunday, October 7, 2018

SRAM is headed back to the Big Island for triathlon’s biggest stage, the Ironman® World Championships. One big evolution in tri tech is the emergence of disc brakes as the go-to choice for most of our professional athletes. Here’s a quick rundown of our involvement in Kona:

Pro Roster


Carfrae (top) and Crowley of Australia. Top photo by Getty Images


Mirinda Carfrae (Australia)

Sarah Crowley (Australia)

Kaisa Sali (Finland)

Maja Stage Nielson (Denmark)

Amberger of Australia. Above photo and main photo by BrakeThrough Media


Sebastian Kienle (Germany)

Matt Hanson (United States)

Josh Amberger (Australia)

Pro Bike Gear

Groupset: SRAM RED eTap or eTap HRD for those on disc brakes.

Power: Quarq DZero Power Meter

Wheels: Zipp 454 NSW and 858 NSW rim and disc brake wheels

Cockpit: Zipp VukaAero with Evo extensions

Follow Us on Social All Week from Kona

@SRAMRoad Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

@ZippSpeed Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

In Kona? Visit SRAM, Zipp and Quarq in the expo area

“Hale Halawai Park” 75-5760 Ali’iDrive; Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10am-8pm

Wednesday, Oct. 10-9am-4pm

Thursday, Oct. 11 9:00am-4pm

Friday, Oct. 12 9am-2pm

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