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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Cycling Heros who walk amongst us

There has never been so many people cycling bicycles over the age of eighteen in Ireland as there are now.

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10 Tips to help you race

As the season fast approaches there are a number of key items that any aspiring racer needs to be aware

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The Power of Dreams

Those who do not cycle or take part in any form of challenging exercise often wonder what the appeal is.

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Giant TCR Advanced Pro Disc 2017

Nowadays road bikes come in all shapes and sizes. Giant were the first manufacturer to introduce sloping top tubes. Initially

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How to be an Animal on the bike

Sunday morning. The air is cold and the wind is strong. The ground is damp and a dark cloud overhead

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Camping out with An Post in Calpe

The alarm clock bleating at 5am on a cold and frosty morning in early January is not often greeted pleasantly,

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Irish cycling consumer survey

Just before Christmas we ran a survey to get an idea of where the cycling market is in Ireland at

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Will this make me stronger ?

The New year is a time for fresh starts and new plans. Goals are set (or just dreams if you

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Tips to get you through the Winter

Your first port of call at any coffee stop should be the bathroom to change your base layer.

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Rockys Rules for Cycling

Cycling and boxing are two of the very toughest sports in the World. When Stephen Roche was looking for motivation

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Why would you bother?

The appeal of the bike for me and many others is not just to get fit, or to go and do specific training. It is to get headspace out in the fresh air. It also offers the opportunity to see parts of life that surround you that become lost in the noise of everyday living. Why would you go out in the rain? why would you leave home in a freezing fog?

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Following the greeenway

Last Saturday morning Anthony was working so I headed off solo for the morning spin. Not feeling very motivated I

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The Sean Kelly Collection

For those not fortunate enough to have made it to last weekends Rouleur Classic in London here is the Sean

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Sean Kelly exhibition at the Rouleur Classic

Yesterday morning I sailed out of Rosslare at 9am with Sean Kelly en route to the Rouleur Classic in London.

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Random Thoughts of a Recreational Solo Cyclist

My friend Ger is a recreational cyclist who cycles regularly when not climbing mountains, but has not yet made the

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Save us please

The vast majority of clips that appear all too regularly are posted by genuine cyclists who just want to enjoy a safe and enjoyable spin on their bike without a one tonne motorised missile piloted by an iPhone yielding, Facebook checker inner, sipper of a latte who sometimes gets confused between a windscreen and a tv screen as they are both secondary to their smartphone screen

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