One of the most endearing features of a bicycle is that it’s a relatively simple machine. But in between routine mechanical services from your local bike shop, make sure your bike is safe to pedal and performing at its optimal level with these five essential checks that you should perform before every ride.
There's never been a better time to incorporate indoor cycling into your training regimen. If you’ve been looking to set up your own dedicated space for riding your bike indoors, and create what we affectionately call a “pain cave," then check out some of these great indoor setups for some inspiration.
To get the most out of your time and energy during your indoor cycling sessions, you should incorporate some structured workouts. It's always key to build an overall plan with a reputable coaching service. But to get you started, here are some great workouts that anyone can tailor to their overall plan.
Many cyclists and triathletes used to look at indoor trainers as a convenient way to warm up before a race or a necessary evil for getting in a workout when they couldn't ride outside. But today, modern indoor trainer brands use the latest technologies to better simulate the sensations of riding outside on the road.
Many triathletes will say that completing an Ironman-distance race is the pinnacle of the sport. Training and preparing for it, though, are incredibly daunting tasks. But if you make a plan and commit to it, the you can achieve greatness. Here are some tips to help you maximize your potential for completing an Ironman triathlon.
When it comes to triathlon racing, there are several popular distances. One that beginners aspire to accomplish, and for which veterans aim to peak, is the 70.3-mile distance. It's a brutal challenge that provides an incredible level of accomplishment. Here's how to maximize your performance in the 70.3 distance.
Race day can be a stressful time. You've been training for a goal event for months, and now the big day is finally here. After all of your preparation, make sure to see it all through to completion in order to give yourself the best race day possible. Here are some essential tips for optimizing your triathlon race day.
Triathlon is a demanding sport, in so many ways. Setting your racing goals is vital to success, but so, too, is learning to balance your multi-sport lifestyle with every other facet of your daily routine. This is especially true for working professionals and those with families. Here are some tips on maintaining that balance.
Triathlon racing is unlike any other sport in the world. Its special rewards come with an equally unique set of challenges. But for those new to the sport, the journey can seem daunting. Here are five tips that all beginner triathletes should know before starting out, and that are relevant for veteran racers, too.
As the world bands together to curtail the global COVID-19 pandemic, individuals and communities around the world are adjusting to new ways of life. Here is a list of five fun things that cyclists and triathletes can do to spend their time during this global period of social distancing.
The men and women of Rally Cycling are the perfect candidates for the all-new AR, our best road bike ever. Check out the Pro Continental team's latest video, along with a photo gallery of the team’s early season training camp, which showcases Rally riders’ first experiences with the all-new AR road bike.
The all-new AR has arrived. We wanted it to not only be the most aero road bike we'd ever created, but also to climb well, to be comfortable, and to descend like a dream. So we wasted no time in taking them to one of our favorite proving grounds: the iconic Gibraltar Road in the city of Santa Barbara.
The all-new AR isn't just the fastest road bike we've ever created, it's better in every way than its predecessor. It's also a striking example of form following function, and the inherent beauty of vehicles that purpose-built for speed. So is it also the most beautiful road bike we've ever created? Check out the gallery and judge for yourself.
There’s never been a better time to treat yourself to a new road bike, or to start road cycling for the very first time. Thanks to the latest advancements in bicycle technology, today’s road bikes are lighter, stiffer, more comfortable, and better performing than ever before. But what bike is best for you?
Winter has arrived in the northern hemisphere, and that means shorter days, colder weather, and additional precipitation. Of course, racing cyclocross is also a great way to stay fit in the wintertime. But for those sticking to the road, here are a few tips to maximize your bike’s ability to handle some big-mile days during winter.
Play Sports Group, publisher of Global Triathlon Network (GTN), has announced its selection of Felt Bicycles as the media organization’s new official bike partner for its GTN channel. As part of its new partnership with the Southern California-based bicycle manufacturer, GTN will feature Felt bikes in future content.
After a few miles on the bike course along the legendary Queen K highway, everything seemed to be going according to plan for four-time and reigning Kona World Champion Daniela Ryf. But by race's end, Ryf would finish well off her usual pace. But it's not always results that define what the Kona triathlon experience truly is.
E-bikes are amazing. That’s why they’re getting so popular, and it’s the reason why you’re seeing them on every street, trail, and road around the world. If you’re looking for a new e-bike but don’t know where to begin your search, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to pick out the best e-bike for you.
Amidst the excitement and anticipation of your race preparation, make sure you’ve done the appropriate work on your bike. After all, you don't want a mechanical problem on race day. Here are the five essential bike checks that you must do before any triathlon in order to help you have the best race ever.
Whether you’re looking to jump into your first triathlon race or you’ve been competing in multi-sport competitions for years, we can all use some extra advice, or even a few tips and tricks, to better our efforts. Here are five tips to help you get the most out of the pedaling portion of your first triathlon.
Selecting a bicycle is one of the most vital decisions any triathlete can make. After all, when it comes to triathlon racing, you’ll be spending more time with your bike than you will with your swimsuit or running shoes. Luckily, there’s never been a better time to get yourself a new bike. Here's how to pick the best one.
We aim to do our part in helping more folks discover the joys of cycling through educational programs, while at the same time bettering California’s infrastructure for bicycle commuters and anyone else who wants to experience the joy of two wheels. That's why we partnered with California Bicycle Coalition on this great cause.
Rally UHC Cycling’s road captain, the venerable Svein Tuft, is calling it a career at the Grand Prix Cyclistes de Québec and Montréal on September 13th and 15th. The 11-time Canadian National Time Trial Champion and two-time road champion will lead a roster full of Canadians at North America’s premier WorldTour one-day races.
Josh Amberger is one of the fastest rising stars in triathlon. The Australian has won a slew of major races, including the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship, and he has been first out of the water at the two previous Kona World Championships. In his own words, he breaks down his most recent race at Ironman Vitoria.
If you’ve perused our site lately, and especially if you’re a longtime Felt fan, you may have noticed that our latest bikes have some new and unique names. In an effort to help riders better understand the distinguishing characteristics amongst the bikes in our lineup, we’ve introduced an all-new naming system.
Over the past few seasons, Rally UHC Cycling has created one of the best traditions in all of pro cycling. Each year at the Tour of California, the team creates several unique, custom-painted race bikes for select riders. They're then auctioned off with all proceeds going towards an incredible charity.
Today is International Women’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate women in sport, and a call to action for a more balanced world. Check out our video showcasing the talents of some of the greatest athletes on earth, and read how some of the top female racers in the world believe we can reach equality in sport.
As 2018 comes to a close, we’re looking back on a year filled with incredible moments from our family of professional teams and athletes. The dedication these athletes put towards their competitive goals inspires us to ride, train, and push ourselves further, and it's also a vital component into how we create the best bikes.
Every trail is unique. If you haven’t been involved in the creation or maintenance of your favorite trail (often colloquially referred under the catch-all term, “trail building”), have you ever stopped to consider who is? Have you ever traversed that trail on foot, and taken the time to inspect its nuances up close and personal?
Josh Amberger shocked the world last year by being the first out of the water after the swim leg at the Kona World Championship. A year older and a fair bit wiser this time around, Josh is ready for his sophomore effort at Kona. And no matter what his strategy may be, he’ll come out swinging, ready to fight for the win.
Through our commitment to helping others succeed, we’ve formed the Felt Freedom ambassador squad to help grow local cycling communities. Elizabeth Young is a Freedom ambassador in Southern California, and she's keen to share how she helped create a fun and supportive group ride at her local shop.
Five years ago, Camilla Pedersen suffered a traumatic brain injury after a bike crash during a training ride. After three weeks in a coma, the rising Danish triathlon star was given a grim diagnosis. But now, after a long road of recovery, she's back to her winning ways. Hear what she has to say about her road to recovery.
Bikes and basketball may not seem to have all that much in common, but superstar Lebron James loves the freedom and speed that comes with riding a bike, and we're pretty cool with that. We welcome Lebron to Southern California and look forward to seeing him out on two wheels someday soon.
"Racing" doesn't have to be organized or categorized. It's a mindset. It's a motivation. It's a desire to take on a challenge. It's all about you and what you can do. We love racing, be it for town line sprints, for Strava segments, for lunch ride bragging rights, or whatever the circumstances may be.
To all the moms out there, happy Mother’s Day. Thank you for not only raising our future, thank you for showing your children how important self-love and care is. You’re amazing, and we appreciate the impact you have on this world. Cheers to continuing to push the envelope of what a “mom” is.
Ritch Viola is the founder of Every Man Jack, a company that produces a complete line of grooming products for men. An accomplished age group triathlete, Ritch formed his own team in 2011 to help promote his business, but discovered so much more about how he could contribute to the triathlon community.
Although the Holowesko cycling team kicked off their 2016 racing season back in January at the Tour de San Luis in Argentina, they hosted their first official team training camp earlier this month in the city of Greenville, South Carolina, getting together for a few days of riding, strategizing, and good times.
Go behind the scenes of the TWENTY16 professional women's cycling team as they prepare for the start of the racing season with a team camp in sunny Southern California. Glimpse what it's like for a pro cycling team during this time of new equipment, new goals, and a new season.
Have you ever dreamed of riding your bike across the world, visiting unknown regions, meeting new people, and seeing all of the wonders from the unique perspective that only a bicycle can offer? Rob Lutter lived that dream, and his epic journey is a testament to the power of cycling.