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Pat McQuaid on the 1998 Tour de France in Ireland, warts and all

Tour de France yellow jersey in Dublin in 1998, Chris... Read more...

cycling fastest times Alpe d'Huez

Professional cycling’s 35 fastest times ever up Alpe d’Huez

Cycling’s fastest times on Alpe d’Huez: Pantani takes the Alpe... Read more...

7 reasons Dan Martin’s chances of Tour podium aren’t over

Dan Martin has already lost time at the Tour de... Read more...

“The battle for the two points to get to A3 is now all-consuming”

The sprint for 3rd is fierce, our man (far left)... Read more...

Irish cycling

5 things for Irish cycling to take from the Giro d’Italia

Irish cycling and the Giro: The Bennett-Sagan mix at Bora-hansgrohe... Read more...

Confessions of an A4: When the arse falls out of your Lidl shorts

Preparing for Irish A4 races is far from a simple... Read more...

Video Chris Froome Giro recon Monte Zoncolan

Video: Mini documentary on Chris Froome’s Zoncolan recon

Chris Froome riding under blue skies on the Zoncolan. In... Read more...

Irish cyclist “hadn’t a scratch” after crash but had suffered brain injury

The crash cycling in Dublin was dismissed as nothing at... Read more...

The undefendables: Keeping it real in the Irish A4 peloton

“The A4 race was abruptly stopped by the commissaire who... Read more...

Jason Callaly Darach McQuaid

Jason Callaly by Darach McQuaid: The Sheriff taken far too soon

  Jason Callaly with islanders on the Tour of the... Read more...

Six talking points from Ireland’s Easter weekend stage races

Philip Lavery and Sean Lacey up the road at Rás... Read more...

9 new things we know about the Irish pros as season ramps up

The pros race on cobbles in Belgium this weekend. For... Read more...

cyclists road tax Ireland

Would Irish cyclists be better off if we paid road tax?

If Irish cyclists paid some form of cyclist road tax... Read more...

Sam Bennett cycling

Taking stock: Pro cycling’s rising sprint star Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett made huge strides in 2017, despite illness and... Read more...

5 things most cyclists say to bike mechanics that they hate

From clunks to creaks to squeaks and scratches, there’s not... Read more...

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