Bike Fit Clinic – Jay Marschall, Triathlete & Coach

Saturday, March 1st, Starting 9:00 AM – Gold’s Gym, Limited Time Slots, Contact Sherri ASAP to Sign up!

Bike Positioning and Aerodynamic Efficiency. Get the most powerful and efficient bike set-up based on your body and goals as a rider. Coach Jay uses the John Howard method of bike set-up to evaluate your power and efficiency. He will evaluate all aspects of the pedal stroke to learn how best to position your body to get better results. Coach Jay will meet with two triathletes at a time for approximately a 1 ½ hour session. Bring your bike…Coach Jay will have two CompuTrainers on-hand for the session. Cost is $50 per person. Background info on Jay is available at

Contact Triton Coordinator Sherri Pearson ASAP at to schedule a time slot.

Nutrition Clinic with Triton Teammate, Ironman & Registered Dietician Sherri Pearson

Tuesday, February 19th, 6:00 PM – Suite 2D, NRPI Classroom, Second Floor, Baxter Hotel, 103 W. Main St.

Learn about general nutrition and especially nutrition for triathlon training – pre-, during, and post-training. Sherri will provide the team with formulas to calculate how much and what to eat during training, including race day nutrition and fueling. If teammates have other triathlon-specific nutritional topics for Sherri to address, please drop her a line at

Tri Club Sound Bites

***   Lactate Threshold Testing.  If you are interested, please contact Art at

***   Soft launch of a dedicated Bozeman Triathlon Club webpage is currently availableIt’s a start, a work-in-progress.  Thanks to Triton teammate Chad Hutchens!

***   Bozeman Triathlon Club sponsors!  NIKE, Finis, Patagonia, Bangtail Bikes, Wells Fargo Bank, Gold’s Gym, Homestake Lodge, La Parrilla, Naked Noodle, Garage, Selby’s, Community Food Co-op, Universal Athletic Service, Catch & Release Graphics, Berg Lilly & Tollefsen, Hammer Nutrition, Kevin Pearson DDS, and Leaf & Bean.

 ***   Matthew Parks Triathlon Seminar.  Learn more about the 2008 mountain region races.  How to prepare.  What to expect.  Wednesday, 2/20.  MSU, ASMSU Rec Sports Office, 120 Marga Hosaeus.  Space is limited.  Call to reserve your spot.  580-7987.

***   Coach Laurie writes, “I am selling my CERVELO carbon P2 tri bike- less than a year old, with Head Alp Racing wheels.  CERVELO is the most used bike in Kona.  I paid $3450.  Looking to sell for $2400 OBO.  It is 51 cm- fast and fun!!”  If interested, write Coach Laurie at

***   Swim Training with the Bozeman Masters Swim Club is ongoing.

***   Coached team training sessions begin on April 1.  Begin a 20-week training plan towards the Club A-Priority Race, Treasure State Triathlon on August 17th.  Sessions will include cycling on Tuesday evenings and running on Thursday evenings.  The workouts will focus on higher intensity level training.

***   Understanding that your fitness level will be peaking for the Treasure State Triathlon under the Club team training program, members can still participate in other triathlon races during the year.

Sherri’s Blog Under Construction!

Introducing the Bozeman Triathlon Club

2007 Treasure State Triathlon 

The Bozeman Triathlon Club @ 2007 Treasure State Triathlon
Standing L-R – Rob Wales, Joanna Wales, Kris Evans, Greg Ernest, Ryan Takeshita, Art Thompson, Douglas Brown, Lawrence Sampson, Greg Benjamin.  Front L-R – Chris McMahon, Janet Heiss Arms, Tony Thatcher, Megan Dugan, Chris Depner, Cheri Juergens, Dan Heil.  MIA (Not Pictured) Club Competitors – Molly Hayes, Kerry Neal & Support – Sherri Pearson, Jen Masquelier, Laurie Thatcher.  Thanks to Sherri Pearson for this outstanding photo!

In 2007 members of the Bozeman Master’s Swim Club founded the Bozeman Triathlon Club (BTC), an official USAT sanctioned group.  Over the past few months members of the club have held regular track workouts, set-up impromptu running groups, done a few open water swims around Bozeman, competed in the Spring Meadow tri here in Bozeman, and are now getting a group together for cross-country skiing.

In addition, the BTC has lined up one of Team BOZE’s own swimmers and Ironman Kona competitors, Laurie Thatcher, to help establish workout routines, long-term training plans, and to give tips and advice to BTC members wishing to compete in triathlon.

At present, most members of the BTC are also members of the Master’s Club, but it’s not a requirement.  But hey, if you’re a triathlete, why not join the Master’s Club and improve your swimming this winter?  Maybe you’ll find someone to go for one of those long cold rides too.  Starting in January or February, there will be dedicated swimming workouts for triathletes one night a week at the Bozeman Swim Center.  Come join us…

If you’re at all interested in joining our club, don’t hesitate to contact Art Thompson for details.

Stay tuned for more updates.

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