by Quintana Roo Triathlon April 27, 2022

Prepping for Open-Water Season from Slowtwitch.com

Open water with mountains in the background.

Unless you live in the south, where winters don’t get too cold, your triathlon and outdoor swimming season only lasts about half of the year. Cold air temperatures drive folks indoors to do their winter training and as a result swim sessions need to be adjusted. For some, this is a welcoming change to get to a place where you can see the bottom of the pool, build more rest into your practices, and work on technique, speed, or whatever else needs improvement. For others, the idea of leaving picturesque ponds, lakes, and oceans is hard to think about as wetsuits get put into storage. There is one thing all groups have in common though, and that’s working through the transition of pool to open water swimming, as there are some differences and adjustments that need to be accounted for.

With just a few short months left until lakes are warm enough to get into, here are some things to start focusing on or thinking about now to help with that transition back into open water swimming.

 

Continue Reading the tips on Slowtwitch.com

Shop QR Swim

Quintana Roo Triathlon
Quintana Roo Triathlon



Also in Quintana Roo Blog

Haley Chura's Five Top Kona Swim Tips
Haley Chura's Five Top Kona Swim Tips

by Jay Prasuhn September 23, 2022

Viking Power: Allan Hovda's Norseman Replay

by Jay Prasuhn August 23, 2022

Cold temps, crazy winds, wild altitude climbing; it's considered one of the hardest triathlons in the world. And that's why Allan Hovda—the three-time Norseman Triathlon champ-keeps coming back. Read his detailed report on his podium finish this year
Read More
Meghan Fillnow: Team QR, the new V-PR, and Kona 2022
Meghan Fillnow: Team QR, the new V-PR, and Kona 2022

by Jay Prasuhn August 08, 2022

Meghan Fillnow says her Ironman 70.3 age group U.S. National Champion title and other wins this season don't happen in a vacuum. She tells us about her relationship with QR and how that's helped her become one of the most successful age group triathletes in the nation.
Read More

get aero with qr

Size Chart

QUINTANA ROO BICYCLE SIZE GUIDES

View our size charts to see what size is best for you. After purchasing a new QR bicycle, our team will reach out to you to confirm your order and sizing information to be sure you have selected the optimum size.


V-PR + X-PR SIZE GUIDE

Find your frame sizes for the following bikes

V-PR | X-PR

SELECT YOUR HEIGHT

  • FRAME SIZE
    48

  • FRAME SIZE
    48

  • FRAME SIZE
    48

  • FRAME SIZE
    48

  • FRAME SIZE
    48
    OR
    50

  • FRAME SIZE
    48
    OR
    50

  • FRAME SIZE
    50

  • FRAME SIZE
    50

  • FRAME SIZE
    50
    OR
    52

  • FRAME SIZE
    52

  • FRAME SIZE
    52
    OR
    54

  • FRAME SIZE
    52
    OR
    54

  • FRAME SIZE
    54
    OR
    56

  • FRAME SIZE
    54
    OR
    56

  • FRAME SIZE
    54
    OR
    56

  • FRAME SIZE
    56
    OR
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    56
    OR
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    58.5



On the border of two sizes?
The right size may depend on certain body measurements and your riding style. Feel free to contact us at any time regarding sizing questions - our product specialists are experienced with finding riders the right fit by cross-referencing your information with our QR Rider Fit database.
Measure for Maximum Performance
If you're not transferring measurements from a similar triathlon specific bike, to get completely "dialed in" for maximum performance, we recommend you see a reputable professional bike fitter that can fit you to your new Quintana Roo.

PRSERIES SIZE GUIDE

Find your frame sizes for the following bikes

PRsix2 | PRsix | PRfive2 | PRfive | PRfour

SELECT YOUR HEIGHT

  • FRAME SIZE
    48

  • FRAME SIZE
    48

  • FRAME SIZE
    48

  • FRAME SIZE
    48

  • FRAME SIZE
    48
    OR
    50

  • FRAME SIZE
    48
    OR
    50

  • FRAME SIZE
    50

  • FRAME SIZE
    50

  • FRAME SIZE
    50
    OR
    52

  • FRAME SIZE
    52

  • FRAME SIZE
    52
    OR
    54

  • FRAME SIZE
    52
    OR
    54

  • FRAME SIZE
    54
    OR
    56

  • FRAME SIZE
    54
    OR
    56

  • FRAME SIZE
    54
    OR
    56

  • FRAME SIZE
    56
    OR
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    56
    OR
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    58.5

  • FRAME SIZE
    58.5



On the border of two sizes?
The right size may depend on certain body measurements and your riding style. Feel free to contact us at any time regarding sizing questions - our product specialists are experienced with finding riders the right fit by cross-referencing your information with our QR Rider Fit database.
Measure for Maximum Performance
If you're not transferring measurements from a similar triathlon specific bike, to get completely "dialed in" for maximum performance, we recommend you see a reputable professional bike fitter that can fit you to your new Quintana Roo.

SRSERIES SIZE GUIDE

Find your frame sizes for the following bikes

SRsix | SRfive

SELECT YOUR HEIGHT

  • FRAME SIZE
    XS

  • FRAME SIZE
    XS

  • FRAME SIZE
    XS
    OR
    S

  • FRAME SIZE
    XS
    OR
    S

  • FRAME SIZE
    XS
    OR
    S

  • FRAME SIZE
    S

  • FRAME SIZE
    M

  • FRAME SIZE
    M

  • FRAME SIZE
    M

  • FRAME SIZE
    M
    OR
    L

  • FRAME SIZE
    M
    OR
    L

  • FRAME SIZE
    L

  • FRAME SIZE
    L
    OR
    XL

  • FRAME SIZE
    XL

  • FRAME SIZE
    XL

  • FRAME SIZE
    XL

  • FRAME SIZE
    XL

On the border of two sizes?
The right size may depend on certain body measurements and your riding style. Feel free to contact us at any time regarding sizing questions - our product specialists are experienced with finding riders the right fit by cross-referencing your information with our QR Rider Fit database.
Measure for Maximum Performance
If you're not transferring measurements from a similar triathlon specific bike, to get completely "dialed in" for maximum performance, we recommend you see a reputable professional bike fitter that can fit you to your new Quintana Roo.