Irish back roads, a cyclists paradise.

Ireland has tens of thousands of kilometres of quiet back roads that are all absolutely perfect for cycling. The key is to get out there and use them.

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Let’s get more kids cycling

Cycling is a fantastic sport for any child to become involved in. It keeps you fit and healthy, it teaches

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Is there safety in numbers ?

  It is often thought that there is an added degree of safety in numbers. When walking down a dark

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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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A Sunday morning spin through Clonmel

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf4EMTlkhPE] Barry www.worldwidecycles.com

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Cycling – The real family sport !

When you are out on the bike you always get plenty of time to think . That is , when

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A real life soundtrack !

Have you ever heard a song on the radio and immediately been reminded of being in another place at another

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Back to school !

Today is the first of September . I’m looking out the window at a clear blue sky and the shadow

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Behind the scenes – The stage race mechanic !

Last week as I watched ‘the tour’ on Eurosport I found myself nodding in agreement at the television as Kelly

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Hair cuts !

Back in the late eighties a bike race was a good indicator of what the latest trend in haircuts was .

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The phone zone !

Back in the days of the telephone box the only time a cyclist wearing proper cycling gear was seen on

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The first spin back !

When you haven’t trained for a while the one thing that hangs over you is the first spin back with

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Ballyhoura ATB trail

Last Sunday in a prelude to Ray’s stag night we decided to check out the new mountain biking centre in

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Where are they now ?

Yesterday afternoon whilst recovering from another fantastic spin off road we were having lunch  when a blast from the past

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Mountain Mayhem !

The racing season is over and the ‘good bikes ‘ have been washed and hung up for the winter .

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League 12-7-07

Brian Alton the youngest rider in the race takes victory on the mountain top finish of Powers the Pot [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Prv7Q7B1g]

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Cycling for life !

My boss from my first job after leaving school was in the shop recently and whilst we were chatting I

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League 5-7-07

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzxVw_XmWfQ] Joe Hahessy shows a clean pair of heels to the rest of the bunch !

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Bike path to Holland

A number of years ago former Murphy and Gunne team mechanic Seamie English and myself went to work in a meat

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League race 21/6/07

A very wet night saw Sam Bennett take yet another victory ![youtube=ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiucmotDB_E]

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