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The first week of a ‘clean’ Tour !

The past week has seen some real edge of your seat viewing for any cycling fan . Some stars have fallen whilst others have catapulted to the top of the GC .Even though Cadel Evans has the style of a donkey on a bike he has shown the heart of a lion all season and […]

Top Gear – on two wheels !

Much of my relaxation time each day , which usually isn’t a whole lot , is often spent in the company of ‘Dave’ . Now Dave is not my neighbour , or a good friend . It’s not Dave Harmon or David Duffield . Dave doesn’t even ride a bike . Dave is actually channel […]

Le Tour

Each year throughout the cycling world and beyond millions of fans tune in their televisions each afternoon to view live events at the Tour de France . On the continent sidewalk cafes  fill with enthusiastic supporters every day . Some people even plan their annual holidays in order to watch it live on T.V . […]

Win the Woodcock and see the World !

Back in the late eighties and early nineties the Irish cycling season began on the first Sunday in March with the Jack Woodcock Memorial race in the Phoenix park in Dublin . Riders the length and breadth of the country used to train obsessively throughout the winter months to ensure that they would arrive on […]

Fitzy Retires

After 21 years as a racing license holder Mehall ‘Fitzy ‘Fitzgearld has announced his retirement from competition . This is surely the end of an era as one of the most controversial figures in Irish cycling hangs up his wheels . From a young age on his Lejeunes BMX he could be seen terrorising the […]