Kona Pro Bike Photos: Kristian Blummenfelt’s Cadex Tri

It’s dangerous to use the word “favorite” when talking about the fast-rising Norwegian at the 2022 Hawaii Ironman World Championships, because as any Kona veteran knows, your first day on the Queen K can sometimes be your hardest. That said, the newly minted Ironman world champion Kristian Blummenfelt is a stickler for details, and nowhere is that more obvious than his unusual-but-effective Cadex Tri—pictured above with his disc-wheel training setup (of course, not legal in Kona). We dig into the details of his race-day rig below.

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