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    Here’s two great sets of photos from the Bikeworx Series 2014 opener in Mondello Park in Co Kildare last night, Tuesday. The first set are from David Ryan, with the second from Amy-Norah Farrell.   David Ryan’s set                               […]
We all get consumed about getting the miles in and most of us keep a close eye on what we eat. But have you really thought about how nutritious your food is? Or are you a slave to habits handed down to you by those who’ve gone before that may now be outdated?     […]
Anne Dalton leads eventual winner Sandra Fitzgerald in what would prove to be the winning move at west Dublin’s Corkagh Park last night (Phot0: Siobhan McNamara)     There were victories for Eimear O’Reilly (Towers CC) and Garda’s Sandra Fitzgerald at the second round of the Orwell Wheelers promoted stickybottle.com women’s criterium league last night. […]
      Readymade energy bars are perfect fuel for cycling, but if you want to make your own have a look at this handy video and follow the recipe below.   Recipe for homemade energy bars Sunflower Oil – 120ml/3/4 cup Soft Dark Brown Sugar – 200g/1 cup Golden Syrup – 2 tbsp Peanut […]
After a series of wins and other strong rides, Daire Feeley believes he can challenge for a place on the national team. Seen here taking his latest victory in Stamullen on Sunday.     By Brian Canty The country’s top ranked junior rider, Daire Feeley’s is a name few were familiar with at the start […]
Ciaran Kelly on his way to victory in the opening round of the Usher IRC Mondello Series in Co Kildare this evening (Photo: Amy Norah Farrell)   After having returned to racing proper this year following a prolonged break, Ciaran Kelly has taken another win; this time in the Mondello Series in Co Kildare. Kelly, […]
A lot of changes to the Irish Nations Cup team means Sean McKenna of UCD CC (above) rides Rás Mumhan on the Irish team along with Jason Prendergast (Liquidworx-Fitscience)     The Irish U23 development team for this weekend’s Kerry Group Rás Mumhan has undergone a reshuffled line-up. Cormac Clarke and Javan Nulty, both initially […]
Mark Cavendish is one of the many stars of the pro peloton expected to line up for the Giro d’Italia in Belfast next month (Photo: Toby Watson)     Second only to the Tour de France in terms of size and prestige, the three-week Giro d’Italia will come to our shores next month. The Grande Partenza, […]
Sean Lacey has enjoyed, or endured, a number of second places so far this season. But he believes his form is good and if he can avoid bad luck there’s no reason why another win at Kerry Group Rás Mumhan over the Easter weekend is not possible.       By Brian Canty Winner of […]
With a bad fixture clash on the domestic calender this weekend, Greg Swinand’s loyalty to the Howard family for helping him out when he first came to Ireland from the US saw him choose Stamullen over Nenagh. He took the win to add it to victory in the Newbridge GP (above) earlier in the season […]
Mark Dowling is trying to put himself right after health issues and believes should he get back on track in time, a stage win in the An Posr Rás is possible on a day with a late late climb.     By Brian Canty Mark Dowling is firm in his conviction that he can win a stage of […]
Peter Hawkins on a rain and wind battered opening stage at the Tour of the Reservoir in Northumberland at the weekend (Photo: Larry Hickmott – Velouk.net)     Having taken the yellow jersey after stage 2 of the An Post Rás last year, Belfast man Peter Hawkins promptly crashed the following day in the jersey and was forced […]
    In the video below, a couple of crazy Brazilian cyclists draft behind a lorry on a dual carriageway. Okay, we’ve all drafted behind something at some stage, whether it’s trying to get back onto the bunch after a puncture or motor pacing behind a mate’s moped, but one of theses guys in particular […]
In the video below, a couple of crazy Brazilian cyclists draft behind a lorry on a dual carriageway. Okay, we’ve all drafted behind something at some stage, whether it’s trying to get back onto the bunch after a puncture or motor pacing behind a mate’s moped, but one of theses guys in particular really takes […]
  Damien Shaw takes victory in the Visit Nenagh Classic ahead of Aqua Blue teammate Sean Lacey. (Photo Brendan Slattery)     By Gerard Cromwell   Having finished second to then teammate, now directeur sportif, Timmy Barry in Nenagh last year, Damien Shaw went one better yesterday, taking the Visit Nenagh Classic in a one-two-three […]
Visit Nenagh TTT, Saturday April 13th. Photos by Sean Rowe.   The Dutch NWVG Bike4Air squad on the way to victory in Saturday’s 28.3km team time trial (Photo: Sean Rowe)      The UCD CC squad was tipped to push the visitors for the win and it did just that; coming home in second place (Photo: Sean Rowe)    The […]
    Here’s a fantastic set of photos of all the action at the Visit Nenagh Classic races taken by photographer Brendan Slattery. Brendan travels to shoot races most weekends and is always available for photo sales at btslatts@gmail.com You can also follow him on Facebook and view the much larger selection of weekly photos […]
Peter Hawkins moves clear as the rains pelts the riders on the climbs at the Tour of the Reservoir in the UK. His attack took him up to the winning break, and saw him take second on the stage behind team mate Alex Peters; with the pair holding those places after today’s second and final […]
Sam Bennett may have been in riding in a support role today and not leading his team as he has done of late, but that didn’t stop him putting his full effort into finishing Paris-Roubaix. Seen here checking out sections of pavé before today’s race.     It’s been an eventful day for NetApp Endura’s […]
Greg Swinand once again showed age is no barrier when the UCD veteran took victory in the Stamullen Grand Prix today.     Evergreen former national veteran’s champion Greg Swinand of UCD took his second victory at the Stamullen Grand Prix today when he soloed clear of the lead group on the final climb. Yesterday’s […]

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