Riding in the rain

I normally don’t mind a dog popping out to say hello and often reply by giving them drink from my water bottle. The drink sometimes sprays into their face and they have to stop on the road before they can thank me but there was no offering this guy a drink, he was more interested in food.

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Jones Engineering Cycling day with Sean Kelly

Jones Engineering are one of the sponsor names that you will see on the An Post Chainreaction Sean Kelly team

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The Dole Gang from Carrick

Stephen Roche was in an Airport recently when he bumped into a cyclist from Dungarvan. As the conversation went on

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A perfect picture

It is often said that a picture paints a thousand words. There are literally millions of pictures of cycling taken

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When dreams come true.

Have you ever found yourself in a situation and thought to yourself ‘This is a bit surreal’ ? I found

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The most important week in cycling !

This week is the most important week of the year in the cycling calendar. From the Tour of Flanders last

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Kelly is our favourite, our King !

In his book ‘Visions of Cycling’ photographer Graham Watson speaks very highly of The King     Tomorrow The King

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Hard times make Hard men !

Just the other day I was cycling along a lonely country road with another cyclist. As often happens when two

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The forgotten key to cycling success !

There is a key ingredient in cycling success that none of these elements cover and that has become overlooked to a certain degree. There is an element beyond the max wattage and heart rate, a place that many cyclists are unaware of that is a key to success on the bike.

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Hero

Late September 1985. The Master (school principal) stands in front of a room full of fourth, fifth and sixth class

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Inspiration

Sometimes we all need a little inspiration ! Barry www.worldwidecycles.com

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Sean Kelly interview on Dutch TV

Well worth checking out this link to a behind the scenes interview with Kelly about this years Paris – Nice.

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Are the Pros Pro enough ?

(Eddy Merckx was fanatical about his equipment) Before the days of twitter , Facebook and the Internet the greatest cyclists

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A humble hero !

    In 1989 Sean Kelly won one of the biggest races on the World cycling calendar , the Liege

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A powerful lesson

Nowadays almost everyone is obsessed with stats and figures . For many there is no such thing anymore as going

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The Paris Roubaix experience

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On the wheel of a legend

Once I had the privilege to be one of a very fortunate group of cyclists who accompanied the great Sean Kelly

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Ex Pro Team Bikes for sale

If you ever wanted to own a bike that belonged to a legend , now is your chance . Sean

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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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2010 Sean Kelly Tour

Today I was impressed by many people at The Sean Kelly Tour . The huge team of over 300 volunteers

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