100 Results for month: 04/2012

Brian Lennon 2000

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Eamon Stamullen

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Suir 3 Day 2006

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Eamon & Mark Dunne

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Club Spin 14th April (racing group)

Baltic. That’s the only way to describe it. Six hardy souls left Parkvale ready for a nice late spring spin to be met with arctic winds and snow lined edges. How Richie managed with with summer gloves and 2 layers is beyond me. Rule No. 5 with No. 9 added for good measure. We had discussed routes and the day ahead ... More

Introduction to Sportives

If you have never completed a Cyclo Sportif and are wondering what it's all about this article is very helpful. It tells you the basics of entering, preparing and training for a sportif event. "Cyclosportives - commonly referred to as sportives - and gran fondos have become a firm fixture on the the worldwide cycling ... More

Club Spin 14th (leisure group)

This week's touring group was a small happy group of 3 of the Club's more recent members - myself, Aisling & Aidan, who set off together from Park Vale for a spin to Roundwood. With varying levels of fitness & time demands, we agreed the route suited us all & set off at a respectful distance behind our racing club-mates, ... More

Hill Climb Training for Beginner – Intermediate Part 2

This is the second part on how to climb better for sportif and touring events Seated or Standing? Stay mostly seated as standing generally uses more energy and should be kept for harder efforts, steeper sections and stretching out on a long climb. When you get out of the saddle beware of "kick-back". This is when you ... More