Meet my new love – The Quintana Roo PRsix Disc


I am a Quintana Roo ambassador and sponsored by their Norwegian retailer JBS Sport. For the Norwegians looking for a new triathlon bike and find QR interesting send a message to Jonas (at) jbssport.no or send JBS Sport a message on Facebook. Extra good prices will be given to those ordering their 2019 bike now.  The … Fortsett å lese Meet my new love – The Quintana Roo PRsix Disc

#FasterThanSuperman – becoming the worlds most aerodynamic triathlete


Aerodynamic has been an extremely fascinating topic since I started with triathlon 10 years ago. My fascination made me use €1200 of my own money to be a few hours on the R.J. Mitchell wind tunnel in Southampton. The results were a true eye-opener. Ever since I had looked for an opportunity to get another … Fortsett å lese #FasterThanSuperman – becoming the worlds most aerodynamic triathlete

Norseman 2019 – should you sign up?


Why do you continue to race Norseman? I got this question recently from someone relatively new in triathlon, who was curious about what made Norseman special.    Is it pleasant jumping out of a ferry in 15 degrees cold water? Is it nice to ride across the Hardangervidda plateau in the rain, fog and a bone-freezing strong … Fortsett å lese Norseman 2019 – should you sign up?

Race report Ironman Barcelona 2018


Like mentioned in my previous blog post “Ready for Ironman Barcelona”, I had a steady performance decline the last races, despite being in better shape (FTP, CCS and run speed) and training more and harder than ever. That was frustrating for sure and with a race schedule that was too hard I lacked the energy … Fortsett å lese Race report Ironman Barcelona 2018

Test av Santini Redux bib – sykkelbukse for lange turer


Spinn.no som er forhandler av Santini kom med forespørsel om jeg ikke ønsket å teste deres tridrakt Redux Trisuit, samt Santini Redux bib og Classe trøye. Innlegget skal derfor merkes med reklame. Hva er viktig med sykkelbekledning? For meg er det aller viktigste at du legger så lite merke til den som mulig. At det ikke … Fortsett å lese Test av Santini Redux bib – sykkelbukse for lange turer

Norges råeste triatlonsykkel?


Det er med stor glede og stolthet å kunne annonsere at jeg er blitt en ambassadør for triatlonsykkelmerket QuintanaRoo. Det amerikanske triatlonsykkelmerket har laget triatlonspesifikke sykler siden 1989 og vært en pionér innen dette nisjesegmentet siden. Når jeg skulle velge ny sykkel så hadde jeg et mål, å skaffe den beste sykkelen for meg som … Fortsett å lese Norges råeste triatlonsykkel?

A week in hell – my training preparations before Ironman Barcelona


I just thought I would share my training the last week before the last week prior to Ironman Barcelona 7.Oct. The training sessions are planned in detail of my coach Carson Christen in Trisutto & Torden Multisport. Note that while my normal training plan usually is fairly tough, it is not as hard as these … Fortsett å lese A week in hell – my training preparations before Ironman Barcelona

Hjelmpåbud – et livsfarlig tiltak


Med ujevne mellomrom er det diskusjoner og ytringer angående hjelmpåbud for syklister. Sist ute var Geraint Thomas, årets Tour de France vinner, som mente at det var ingen grunn til at det ikke burde være påbudt. Vi har også hatt mange opphetede debatter i Norge om emnet med tunge aktører som støtter hjelmpåbud. Min påstand … Fortsett å lese Hjelmpåbud – et livsfarlig tiltak

Improving the quality of your open water swims


Note that I am a Polar ambassador and their product is mentioned in the blog post Do you find open water swims a nice experience, but lacking the focus, speed and overall quality you get from swimming in the pool? If your answer is yes you were in the same position as me early this … Fortsett å lese Improving the quality of your open water swims

Norseman by the numbers – a post race analysis


I am an ambassador for Polar and BestBikeSplits.com mentioned in this article While being good at following numbers during a session, I very rarely do post training or racing analysis. Going thru the race combining the pure numbers and an honest view of your performance is key to improve performance in the next race. This … Fortsett å lese Norseman by the numbers – a post race analysis

Lars Christian Vold VS Allan Hovda at Norseman – downhill riding


The bike part of this years Norseman was the most fun bike part I had in a race ever! I was close to my toughest competitor, Lars Christian Vold the whole time and had the battle against each other that I wanted. When we arrived at Geilo, 90 km on the bike course, the cat … Fortsett å lese Lars Christian Vold VS Allan Hovda at Norseman – downhill riding

Braun iCheck® 7 – a review of the blood pressure monitor


Note that this article is written in cooperation with Braun A representative from Braun Healthcare asked me the following: Hi Allan, do you want to try out the newest blood pressure monitor from Braun? My answer: No, why should I want to have a blood pressure monitor? Braun rep: well, you are an athlete, you … Fortsett å lese Braun iCheck® 7 – a review of the blood pressure monitor

Race report Norseman 2018


Norseman Xtreme Triathlon 2018 was mine to win. I had my eyes on it since my DNF in 2016. In 2017 I struggled to get the physical puzzle together with my (too) hard training regime. This year, however, I was certain I was balancing the delicate knife-edge of training/over-training. Coach Carson Christen at Trisutto made … Fortsett å lese Race report Norseman 2018

Race report – Ironman 70.3 Haugesund


Igjen hadde Haugesund duket for triatlonfest og for aller første gang så har jeg ikke hatt et snev av å grue meg litt. Alltid har gleden vært størst, men etter å ha stått på startstreken år etter år med 10 grader og regn så har det vært et tidspunkt der jeg har ønsket med tilbake … Fortsett å lese Race report – Ironman 70.3 Haugesund

Tips til frakt av sykkel med bil


Merk at jeg er sponset av Bilia/Volvo og derfor har brukt min Volvo XC40 i bildene Det er flere måter å frakte sykkelen i bil på og her vurderer jeg fordelene og ulempene med de forskjellige løsningene. Sykkelen kan enten plasseres: Inne i bilen På hengerfeste På taket Inne i bilen– For sykkelen er dette … Fortsett å lese Tips til frakt av sykkel med bil

Preparing for Norseman – Part 2 – The equipment


I will have my debut in Norseman this year, do you have any advice to share? As I said in Preparing for Norseman – Part 1 – The training, the question above is something I get a lot, but it is a topic which can be the subject for a book or two. In the last … Fortsett å lese Preparing for Norseman – Part 2 – The equipment

Race report – Halv-Fet Triathlon 2018


Det er en befrielse å delta på en triatlonkonkurranse du kan stå opp kl. 7, kjøre til skiftesonen og være med på en prerace-briefing som tar mindre enn 5 minutter. Triatlon i sin aller enkleste og reneste form, i sterk kontrast til ”logistikk-marerittet” som er normen i dag. Halv-Fet Triathlon er akkurat en slik konkurranse, … Fortsett å lese Race report – Halv-Fet Triathlon 2018