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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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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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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From play dough to the An Post Ras

Like most of my Saturdays the day began with a 7am wake up call from the 8 year old. She

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It’s important to be a bad cyclist

How do you become a good cyclist? It’s a question that is often asked at Q & A sessions. The

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Cycling through cornfields and leaves

This is the moment that you can just head off out on your bike for a cycle with no particular purpose other than to enjoy the simple pleasure of riding your bike in the fresh air whilst taking in your surroundings at this most picturesque time of year.

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Yes, You can Cycle !

A number of weeks ago, ten middle aged friends met in a restaurant to catch up for an evening. All

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Making time to cycle

They have no phones or watches to tell the time. Theirs is natures clock and you consider if you too are within this timezone. Then you remember that extra hour before bed spent surfing the net and your dream of being all at one with nature takes a knock.

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Cycling and drugs – The real story

Cycling as a sport is associated with drugs. Tabloid journalists salivate at the merest hint of a cycling drugs story.

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A Cycling Gang – What makes it special ?

They are your friends who like to watch you suffer but would cycle 20k out of their way to get you home. They will laugh when you fall off but will rush to pick you up. They will slag you off for the smallest infraction but will defend you to the hilt. To a man, and the odd woman, they are the best group that you could ever belong to.

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The road less travelled

For over thirty years a training group has left the old ESB offices in Carrick at 9 am every Sunday

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The Big Move !

Once the ball was rolling it took less than four weeks to fit out the new shop and completely relocate our business . We had a huge amount of help from friends and family and there were some pretty long days put in . A 5am start to a 10pm finish was not unusual . Now that we are getting settled in , it’s great to see the reaction of customers who have all been very positive about our new store .

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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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Ballymac – The Kelly Etape

Today there was uniformity in the group as all were in agreement to fall back on the old reliable ,

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Going for a cycle !

Yesterday afternoon we were in a local supermarket when I bumped into a friend of mine who casually enquired if

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Cyclist gets ‘bagged’ !

Recently , a very well accomplished domestic cyclist spent a weekend in Dublin . On the Friday night he partook

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Some serious bike control

Take a look at this tv advert and remember that this guy is riding a fixed wheel bike with no

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Lance’s comeback training

Lance Armstrong comes from Austin Texas . The proximity of Texas to the Mexican border means that many Texans have

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Translator required !

Ish bosh bish . Bosh balla bectallawah bangdankint ! Well , that’s what it sounded like to me the other

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