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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Reeling in the years

Recently I was handed a padded brown envelope. It’s contents were unknown before taking a look inside. It turned out

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Racing in Carrick on St. Patricks day

For many, Saint Patricks day in Ireland is all about parades, shamrock, going to mass, Guinness and many other forms

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What happens to cyclists 25 years on ?

Cycling is a unique and special sport. A sport for individuals that bonds those who come under its spell far closer than any team sport ever could.

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The real Dan the man !

Ever before Dan Martin came on to the Irish cycling scene another Dan was making a huge impact. For many

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New beginnings on New years Day

January first is always associated with fresh starts and new beginnings. For some that can mean resolutions broken by mid-day

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Carrick and What I learned as an A4

St. Patrick’s day in Ireland is all about Parades, Mass, Shamrocks and hang over creation, but in Carrick on Suir

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The Roar of the Big Ring !

Yesterday began like many of my Sundays. Porridge, tea and wholemeal toast for breakfast, get dressed up in bright lycra

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Things I’ve learned cycling on the N24

Part of the N24 stretches the 20 kilometres from Carrick on Suir to Clonmel . Since I started cycling in

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The Challenge

No matter how much you like your job , your family life or your dog or cat , life can

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Carrick Wheelers on TV

Setanta Ireland are showing a programme called ‘Wheel of Dreams ‘ on Tuesday night next 7/4/09 at 10 pm .

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