The Dartboard

Cycling is a lot like everyday life . You get more out of it if you have something to aim for . Last week the route for this years FBD Ras was announced and there was that palpable sense of nervous excitement around those who are riding in this years event , which may possibly ...

The pedaling pensioner – A true hero

He tells his story here : http://the-pedaling-pensioner.org/ . There is nothing that I can add , but to wish him well and to encourage everyone to support his efforts . Barry ww.worldwidecycles.com Share this:StumbleUponDiggRedditEmailTumblrTwitterFacebookPinterestPocketLinkedInGoogleLike this:Like Loading...

Irish blog awards ! 2

Irish blog awards !
I’ve just found out that we’ve been nominated for two catagories in this years Irish Blog Awards . Many thanks to whoever nominated us and to the organisers for including us ! We are in some very good and inspiring company as can be seen below ; Best Sport & Recreation Blog – Sponsored by Boards.ie ...

Killinaskully Wheelers CC

As the peak season approaches and the tension mounts in anticipation of the dramatic racing clashes that are about to ensue the conversation in training groups up and down the country is of who is going well and who will be the squad to watch this year . In seasons past Dectek Dunboyne cycling club ...

The guy they named a swimming pool after ! 2

A customer was in the shop recently who is a professional photographer . Whilst chatting he mentioned that he had a teenage girl on work experience with him at present . One day whilst going through a batch of photographs they happened upon an image of Sean Kelly . The fourth greatest cyclist of all ...

L’Etape diary – part 2 ( or deux as they might say in France )

189 days to go and everything is falling in to place nicely . Deposit and entry fee are all paid up . I’ve applied to my local health board for an E111 card . Flights are booked . Shannon – Carcassonne return . Having spoken to Sean from trail-seekers who advised that the transfer is a ...

Why life is like the Tour de France 2

I was eating my breakfast this morning when Rurai Quinn came on morning Ireland and gave me indigestion . In his eyes the whole country is finished and we may as well all bail out now . Well I for one am going to stay and fight . Life is like a bike race and ...

The great big worldwide web

There are very many new ways of interacting on the web . Time is valuable so it helps if the ones you choose are relevant to your lifestyle . Two new ways that I have found recently are ; www.igopeople.com and www.twitter.com/worldwidecycles see what you think Barry www.worldwidecycles.com Share this:StumbleUponDiggRedditEmailTumblrTwitterFacebookPinterestPocketLinkedInGoogleLike this:Like Loading...

Cycling – The real family sport !

When you are out on the bike you always get plenty of time to think . That is , when you’re not hurtling down a steep descent at almost 100 kph when you enter what Eckhart Tolle might call ‘ The now ‘ . Yesterday as I rode up over the climb of ‘ The ...
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