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  • Aug 30 2017

    5 ways to be a real cyclist plus 5 more

    1 : GET THE BONK – At some stage you must go too far with too little food at too high an average speed with too little training done and push yourself so far that you loose all sense of your surroundings and find yourself in a trance willing your legs to keep turning around. […]

  • Jul 30 2017

    10 Things every cyclist should know !

    Like many aspects of life in general there are nuances of riding a bike that are passed down by word of mouth or that some times will be demonstrated . Many are simple things, but if you are never informed, how will you ever know ? Here are my top 10 :   10 : The rear […]

  • Jun 30 2017

    Spinning Circles: How to Maximize Your Pedal Stroke Power

    Picture-perfect pedaling is more than pushing down on the pedals. It also involves pulling them up and around in an act that cyclists call pedaling circles. Ultimately, the goal is to eliminate any “dead spots” in your pedal stroke—at no point in each pedal stroke should your legs just be coming along for the ride; […]

  • Jun 15 2017

    Eat, Sleep, Cycle – Tips for the weekend

    It’s Friday and as we all get set for another weekend out on our bikes here are a few tips to help you along your way. Eating   Off the bike Eat a good breakfast, preferably porridge and some form of brown unburnt toast with tea or coffee. Stay away form the greasy full Irish. […]