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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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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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

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYkyR4XnkuU&w=500&h=390]

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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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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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Cancellara is good but Kelly was better !

Yesterday cycling fans throughout the world were glued to their tv screens, laptops and iphones to see a fantastic Tour

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An Post’s secret to success !

When his training program said that he was to do 6 hours , and he could not go outdoors , he did 6 hours indoors on the turbo trainer. Consuming over 10 litres of water during the six hour period he was also sweating this much out . His wife had to come in to him every now and then with a bucket and mop to soak up his perspiration from the floor

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Kelly’s Advice

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDGn_-Nr7Vg] Barry www.worldwidecycles.com

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Asking for directions !

One weekend recently , a group of leisure cyclists from Cork decided to visit Dungarvan Co. Waterford for the weekend

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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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21st Century bike riding

Today was a normal pre-season Sunday in Clonmel . I rode down towards Carrick to meet the group and we

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