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December 2009

Exclusive interview with triple Ironman Hawaii champ Chrissie Wellington; Bike routes with the pros: Phil Graves; beginner’s duathlon plan; £1,000 bikes, training wheels and more tested; Free swim skills DVD!

Going Long Special: Ironman Hawaii
Race news, new gear and behind-the-scenes stories from our roving reporters in Kona

Bike Handling Skills
Basic and advanced tips on steering your steed

New Series: Elite Routes
We ride with IMUK Champ Phil Graves on his favourite bike route

Different Strokes
How improving your backstroke and breaststroke will hone your crawl

Duathlon Discipline
Top GB duathlete Tom Lowe on how to wrap up a run/bike/run combo

Training Wheels Tested
10 low-priced rims enter the 220 Triathlon grouptest

Improve Your Mental Strength
On the couch with Steven Peters, aka Team GB’s head cycling psychotherapist

Plus! Swim skills DVD worth £14.99 for every reader

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