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The Honolulu Advertiser

Updated at 5:46 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2007

New triathlon shop holds grand opening Saturday

Advertiser Staff

New Kaimuki triathlon shop Momentum MultiSport will hold its grand opening celebration from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Owned by Nguyen "Wen" Le, the shop stocks bicycles, clothing and accessories.

And Momentum is a green business. "All Momentum employees bike to work, and we use low-wattage light bulbs and environmentally-friendly products in each area of our operations — from shopping bags to cleaning supplies," said owner Le.

On hand in the shop are bike mechanics Tom Captis and Keith Nishimoto who will work on not only bicycles but also wheelchairs and " virtually anything that runs on human-powered wheels" said Nguyen.

Momentum Multisport: 3520 Wai'alae Ave., between 10th and 11th avenues; 737-4474; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays; www.mmhawaii.com

Grand opening schedule:

10 a.m.: Traditional Hawaiian blessing ceremony

10:30 a.m.: Momentum MultiSport introduction

11 a.m.: HBL introduction and panel discussion on initiatives

11:30 a.m.: Bike spin session on trainers

Noon: Grant Miller bike fitting seminar

12:30 p.m.: Meagan's bike fitting with Grant Miller

1 p.m.: Biz leads spin session with mountain & commuter bikes

1:30 p.m.: Matt Camp's swim seminar

2 p.m.: Team Jet introduction with Chet and Rick

2:30 p.m.: Try Fitness presentation

3 p.m.: fysiotherapie Hawaii

3:30 p.m.: A&C Wellness & Healing Therapy Clinic presentation

4:30 p.m.: John O'Malley seminar on hydration

5 p.m.: Beau Miller's mountain bike discussion

5:30 p.m.: Mountain bike demo/trials with Tom & Beau

6 p.m.: Andrea's swim seminar

6:30 p.m.: Michael Bisig review of Momentum's products

7 p.m.: Run-Away Sports Fashion Show

7:30 p.m.: Run-Away Sports Fashion Show

8 p.m.: Reception