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Alan Heary gives cycling advice on the Colm Hayes Show 2fm

Alan is the resident cycling expert on the Colm Hayes 2fm show. Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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An Interview with Former Professional Ciaran Power

At the Irish Cycling Academy we want you to have access to people with amazing experiences and knowledge. This is the first of our interviews with top athletes and coaches. Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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Poll – will you buy a new bike this year

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How to set up your bike position

This is a really good video to help you get the correct set up for your bike Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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How to set up your new cleats

This video shows how you can easily put on a new set of cleats Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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5 tips to prepare mentally for racing

Okay, so you’re coming into your first national championships or maybe you’re a veteran of racing. I have compiled a list of 5 tips you can use to prepare mentally for your event to give you the best opportunity at success. Recommend on FacebookTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post

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Kerry Crusaders training day

We recently had the pleasure of being invited to work with one of Kerry’s newest cycling clubs, ‘the Kerry Crusaders’. Based in north kerry and established last year the club has gone from strength to strength with over 50 members already. Like many ‘new’ cycling clubs and groups around the country they saw the need […]

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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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