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Irish Cycle Show

The 2013 Irish Cycle show took place on the 8th and 9th March in City West Dublin. We were there over the weekend to check out the latest equipment and other related cycling products, services and events. The Race Around Ireland were sharing a stand with their jersey sponsors for the event Carvalho Custom. Recommend […]

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Drafting – The Essential Skill

I love cycling in a group. There are many reasons – the opportunity to chat to other people, the little bit of competition and the feeling of sharing a common goal. When it comes to saving energy when cycling, two or more riders are certainly better than one. That’s because of a technique that puts […]

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4 ways to stay motivated

Riding a bike is easy, getting out the door to ride it sometimes is the tough bit. Its easy to forget when you look at the amazing success of the cyclists in the Velodrome in London that even these warriors wake up some mornings and think – I really don’t want to go out today. […]

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Some tips to get the correct saddle height

Its spring time again and not since the 80’s when the Irish legendary cyclists Stephen Roche and Sean Kelly were winning huge races, including the Tour de France and World Championships, have so many people taken to their bikes. Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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Using your gears

When you take part in a mass cycle such as the recent Meath Heritage cycle you become very much aware of all the crunching and clanging coming from people’s gears. With that in mind I thought I would focus on some gear shifting tips that will make your cycling more efficient and less noisy. Recommend […]

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How to check your bike using the M check

Before you start any ride it is important that you know how to check your bike. The easiest way to do this is by using what is called the M check. Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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Helmet Check

Correct Helmet fit Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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