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2014 | THIS YEAR, IT’S PERSONAL.


IT’S PERSONAL.

As triathletes, our lifestyle is Personal. As a company made up of triathletes, we take what we do very seriously. For us, it is Personal. We swim, bike and run for a ton of reasons. We choose to make it a lifestyle. Our families choose to make it a lifestyle with us or support our choices in the lifestyle.

Me? I’ve made triathlon my career. My wife and I started doing triathlon 14 years ago. It’s my lifestyle. It’s my job. For me, it’s Personal. My typical work week includes the weekend more often than not, and I consider myself lucky for that. I get to work and play and love what I do. All at once.

I chose the cover photo of 2013 Ironman™ Lake Placid Champion Jennie Hansen because it perfectly captures the emotion of her first Ironman win. I’m sure the level of Personal for her goes so deep I won’t even try to speculate. But I get it. This is how we all felt when we finished our first tri. And we keep feeling that way – whether we PR, nail our game plan on race day or even just overcome training obstacles at any distance. We get the same flood of emotions over those little things. Don’t worry. It’s ok to admit it.

My wife Kristi does 2-3 Ironman races, 2-3 70.3 races and 2-3 other races a year. She has a busy job, a husband who travels more than he’s home and kids who have their own activities, but she consciously (and admirably) creates time to train and race. For her, it’s Personal. It keeps her sane and is a shining example for our daughter to see how she balances family, life, work and play.

Our son Jake is 15 and races on the USAT Youth Elite DraftLegal circuit. He’s on a youth triathlon team that trains together six days a week. We fly to races around the country for him to qualify and race in the National Championships. He’s a runner who has latched onto triathlon with the goal of competing in the Olympics someday. For him, it’s Personal. He wants to create a lifestyle for himself that could one day turn into his career. Next year, our 7-year old daughter Sienna gets to follow in our family’s triathlon footsteps. We can’t wait for that. Neither can she. For her, it’s Personal. It’s what our family does, and is just a normal part of life.

And finally, in September 2014, QR will be a big part of the inaugural Ironman™ Chattanooga. For everyone at our company, it’s Personal. We’re excited for you to come to our hometown for some Southern hospitality during race week. I guarantee it’ll be a blast. And because it’s Personal, I plan to be on the start line with you guys on race day. Share with us this year on our Facebook page or Twitter how triathlon is Personal to you. We want to hear from you, because it’s what we love. #itsPersonal

Mac McEneaney Director of North American Sales & QR Product Manager


GO QR.

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Fit Compatibility Guarantee QR has more fit capability in our line than any other tri bike manufacturer. We have three different bikes with three distinct

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geometries. We know that there is a QR bike that can be properly fit

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to you. If your local retailer is having an issue perfecting your fit on one of our bikes, call us at 800-229-0198 for some help. We want you to better understand the dynamics of your fit and how it relates to our bikes. No one knows our bikes better than us. We guarantee it.

A Complete Shift in Approach Our engineering team designs using real-world race feedback alongside wind tunnel data, so they can be certain that an innovation like SHIFT Technology will make a bigger difference to you on race day than to a test dummy. What matters to you, matters to us. That’s part of the reason Triathlete Magazine called the CD0.1 design “the most innovative in the past decade from any brand.” Strong words from a respected name in our industry, for sure, and backed up by both the data and countless wins on the race course. Indeed, our SHIFT technology, the radical 18mm offset in the down tube lauded by pros and insiders alike – available on both CDO.1 and Illicito models – is meant to push the envelope as much as it’s meant to push the airflow toward the clean, non-drive side of the bike.

Always at The Leading Edge In 1987, Quintana Roo sent Ray Browning to Ironman New Zealand with the first bike specifically designed for triathlon, the Superform. Since then, the continued goal for QR has been to innovate, year after year, the way in which triathletes use the bike to gain an advantage across the full race. So, after the Superform, we introduced the Lucero. After the Lucero, it was the award-winning CD0.1. After the CD0.1, we launched the Illicito. This year, though, it’s personal. We’re incredibly proud to introduce the 2014 QR PR – a bike that awaits your best effort and a Personal Record on the other side of all that training, hard work, and dedication.

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ULTEGRA

+ Shimano Ultegra Di2 drivetrain

+ Shimano Ultegra drivetrain

+ Vision TriMax Carbon TT crankset

+ Vision TriMax TT crankset

+ Profile T3+ aerobar

+ Profile T3+ aerobar

+ Shimano RS11 wheelset

+ Shimano RS11 wheelset

+ ISM Adamo Road saddle

+ ISM Adamo Road saddle

+ Reynolds Strike wheelset available

+ Reynolds Strike wheelset available

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GO PEDRO. Until the age of 14, I was a Nintendo™ junkie, food lover, lazy and had very low self-esteem. I couldn’t run more than a mile, I was the one who skipped sports class in school, and I was seen as the fat kid who would never be an athlete. One day someone said

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RIVAL + SRAM Rival drivetrain + FSA Gossamer crankset + Profile T3+ aerobar + Shimano R-500 wheelset

I would never win any race that didn’t involve a remote control.

+ ISM Adamo Road saddle

After graduating in Computer Science I was determined to show

+ Reynolds Strike wheelset available

them. I’m 29 now. I compete across the world as a professional triathlete, work out more than 25 hours per week, live without much, but race against the world’s best in long distance endurance races. I was the first athlete ever from Portugal to break 8:20 over the Ironman™ distance. To me, it’s Personal. I’m showing them.

Pedro Gomes

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GO CAIT. In 1995, I was a single parent with two active young girls (Cait and Mikaela),and we stumbled into triathlon. From day 1 we were hooked. Cait and I have been competing in all distances since that time. She went on to become one of the top American Ironman™ pro triathletes (Cait Snow), and I went on to become a full time triathlon coach. We both met our husbands through triathlon, and all of us have seen the world and have met some of our best friends through this amazing sport. In 2011, my youngest daughter Mikaela fell so in love with the village of Kailua-Kona that she moved there! We are so lucky to be living the dream. Oh yeah – it’s very Personal for us.

Proud triathlon mom

ILLICITO CAMO

ILLICITO

+ Shimano Ultegra Di2 drivetrain

+ Shimano Ultegra Di2 drivetrain

+ Trimax TT crankset

+ Trimax TT Carbon crankset

+ Profile T3+ aerobar

+ Profile T3+ aerobar

+ ISM Adamo Road saddle

+ ISM Adamo Road saddle

+ Available Reynolds Strike wheelset

+ Available Reynolds Strike wheelset

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TOUGHNESS According to USAT, almost 40 percent of triathletes are women. That’s not lost on us. Your family, neighbors and friends look up to you because you seem like a superhero when you manage to balance the impossible – being some combination of parent, spouse, significant other, employee, chauffeur, or family chef – all while training for triathlon. It’s just what you do. You make it Personal, too. We admire your toughness. Rock it.

DULCE + SRAM Rival drivetrain + FSA Omega crankset + Profile T3+ aerobar + Shimano R-500 wheelset + ISM Adamo Road saddle XS

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GO JENNIE. Racing has shaped my life since I started running cross country in middle school and, through triathlon, it continues to create lasting memories. My husband and I train and compete together (although neither of us wants to lose!), and triathlon has given me the opportunity to

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travel interesting places and meet countless

+ SRAM Rival drivetrain

great people. For me, it hasn’t been about being

+ Vision TriMax TT crankset

the best; it’s been about being my best. I’ve

+ Profile T3+ aerobar

been fortunate enough to find my passion in

+ Shimano R-500 wheelset

triathlon and to be able to pursue it every day.

+ ISM Adamo Road saddle

For me, it’s Personal.

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Jennie Hansen


FIT SERIES LUCERO LITE

KILO

+ Shimano Dura Ace

+ SRAM Rival drivetrain

+ Vision TriMax TT crankset

+ FSA Omega crankset

+ Profile T3+ aerobar

+ Profile T3+ aerobar

+ Shimano RS11 wheelset

+ Shimano R-500 wheelset

+ ISM Adamo Road

+ Velo saddle

+ Premium modulus carbon XS

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SEDUZA + Shimano Dura Ace/ Ultegra drivetrain + FSA Gossamer crankset + Profile T3+ aerobar + Real Design wheelset

GO BRADY. Triathlon is much more than a race to me. It’s more than early morning alarm clocks, sore muscles and the feeling of accomplishment when you set a new PR. Triathlon means that a young child is going to have a chance at life...literally.

+ QR Tri saddle XS

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As a father of a son with Down Syndrome, I have all the inspiration I need to take on the countries toughest and most grueling endurance races. Through the funding and awareness that is created during these races, orphaned children who have Down Syndrome find homes and a loving family to call their own. For me, it’s Personal.

Brady Murray


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GEOMETRY CHART

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78.5

73.2

700

49.7

39.6

CD 0.1/Illicito M

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72

78.5

73.2

700

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78.5

75.1

700

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78.5

79.3

700

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45.2

XS

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49

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72.5

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69.8

650

45.3

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Fit Series **

GO TEAM.

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72.5

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72.8

700

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38.3

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12.5

72.5

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76.2

700

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40.3

L*

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16.8

72.5

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700

56.8

42.4

* not available for Dulce ** Lucero, Seduza, Dulce, Kilo

We’re not just a triathlon company designing the best, most

a whole bunch of our friends do. We like these people. We

GO BO.

usable and well-thought out bikes in the triathlon world.

are 100% invested in their success, just like they are 100%

At 12 years old, I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. For the next

We’re fans too. On race day, we’re at the races or following

supportive of us. They are more than just part of our team,

13 years, I fought the disease, and a vicious cycle of flare ups and

along online – not just highlighting results. If you’ve ever

they’re part of our family. These people are making

stopped by our booth at one of the over 100 expo days we

triathlon better.

than one occasion, but I was afraid. I fought on, until the day my body shut down. I felt my stomach distending, before slipping into a coma

invest our time in each year, you know that. Stop by and visit with us at an event. You’ll be glad you did.

remission, with everything I had. Surgery was recommended on more

Each of the athletes listed below represent the true spirit of triathlon to us, from Mary Eggers’ work in support of cancer

As the only top to bottom triathlon brand in the sport, we

charities to Jesse Kropelnicki’s QT2 coaching program to

know that people look to us for answers, advice, assistance

Sonja’s fantastic blog. We invite you to stop by our site and

and support. We know that we don’t have all the answers, but

take a minute to learn more.

and being rushed to the emergency room. The very thing I feared most became a reality. I received an outpouring of love from family and friends that was nothing short of overwhelming. My friend, who dropped by the house one day, had just competed in a triathlon. The more my friend described the experience, the more interested I became. I’d done a bit of cycling and running and swimming in the past, but had never been an endurance athlete. Once I could walk, I started to bike. Once I could bike, I started to swim. Less than five months after my surgery, I stood on the starting line of my first triathlon. It was time to ‘toe the line’ and see what my new body could really do. That very morning surrounded by other ‘healthy’ athletes was the beginning of something that has single-handedly redirected the purpose for my existence! When the gun blasted, I never looked back and finished first in my division that day.

Sonja Wieck QRtri.com/Wieck

Jesse Kropelnicki QRtri.com/Kropelnicki

Tim Hola QRtri.com/Hola

Laura Kloepper QRtri.com/Kloepper

Mary QRtri.com/Eggers

Tim Snow QRtri.com/Snow

Bo Parrish


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