The Law of Averages – #30 Things learned in 30 years of cycling No. 11

If you want to win a race, if you want to ride a 160k sportive or if you just want

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Sean Kelly Tour 2017

There is a lot of talk this year about the new route for the 160k Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford.

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A day at the Tour with Eurosport

Last Sunday the 2017 Tour de France finished on the Champs Elysee in Paris. It was a short stage and

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 10

How to handle rain Here in Ireland we love to talk about the weather. It’s a national pastime. Cyclists are

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Tour de Tiddleywinks

Sprinters are a rare breed. Off the bike some can be brash and overconfident, but the majority tend to be

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 9

What cycling was like before Strava : Cycling due to the individuality of the sport and the competitive nature of

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 8

The amount of talent needed to be a cyclist Cycling, as a sport is often referred to as being addictive,

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 7

How to ride a sportive Many cyclists take up the sport with the intention of just ‘getting a bit fit’.

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The Camden cycling watch 

At a time when cycling wristwatches are becoming more and more like laptops combined with mobile tracking and health monitoring

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 6

How to go faster with less effort Most cyclists want to go a little faster, but without using any more

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 5

  How to lose weight I often hear people say that they cycle because they like to eat and cycling

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 4

The Key to Success : Why are there pockets of cycling talent throughout the country? What is it that those

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 3

At a guess I would estimate that I have probably changed over 10,000 tubes at this stage so have managed

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 2

How to deal with pain Pain in your feet : Your shoe straps are too tight. Your cleats are too

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30 things learned in 30 years of cycling – No. 1

You have to own it, not bemoan it ! How many times have we all done it, made an excuse

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Knomo Cromwell Cycling backpack 

Just like most cyclists I have a range of rucksacks and gear bags. Some are souvenirs from events, others were

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Fairy Footprints

When a child gets sick everything in life gets put into perspective. When a child is hospitalised all other concerns

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A day to appreciate 

This morning was a great morning to be out with the Carrick Dole gang. The Dole gang gained their title

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If Hi-Viz is the answer, you’re asking the wrong question

Last week the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors called for Hi Viz clothing to be made compulsory for all

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If you look for a pothole, you will find a pothole

I remember a few years ago on a winter training spin one of the lads in the group mentioning that

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