Q & A Cycling tips and hints

All the time I get asked all types of different cycling questions. Here are just a few. If you have

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Black box biking

Cycling a bike downhill fast is an experience close to flying. With the wind rushing again you, whilst you push

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Mo’s Mahon Falls Challenge

Maurice ‘Mo’ Kiely was a larger than life character during his time on this earth. A man with a passion

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A valuable lesson from Froome

As today’s final stage of the 2017 Vuelta blasted up the finishing straight I was reminded of a conversation that

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Skoda Superb – The Cyclists car of choice

I was chatting to a friend one day about cars and he remarked that whenever he sees a Skoda estate

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2017 SKT – Look up to the back markers

  Last weekend saw the 11th edition of the Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford. The weather was not ideal on

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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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