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Coaching

1980s training advice from Tony Ryan, Sean Kelly’s coach & mentor

Tony Ryan is credited with getting Sean Kelly – both... Read more...

Dave Brailsford sets out in detail how he’s lost 3kgs in 3 weeks

Dave Brailsford has detailed the weight loss regime – training... Read more...

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One Irish cycling club’s 8 golden rules for winter group rides

One Irish club has set out its rule, very clearly,... Read more...

Video: Wind tunnel test that proves shaved legs are much faster

We would have guessed shaved legs made you more aerodynamic... Read more...

cycling recovery

How to maximise your recovery straight after a training ride

Cycling recovery: Right after winter training rides you have a... Read more...

Cyclists and sleep: The need to get it right at this time of year

It doesn’t really matter if you are a professional cyclist or a charity challenge rider, the principles of training are the same. You may look vastly different decked out in your lycra, but believe it or not, your body and the pro’s are identical in their responses to training. Read more...

Why right now is the time to assess your group training rides

Group training rides are the cornerstone of cycling, especially in... Read more...

Coaching: How cyclists can lose weight this winter and keep it off

It’s fascinating to listen and watch while cyclists compare and discuss the various components on their bikes. Obscene sums of money are often mentioned in relation to tiny pieces of equipment. Read more...

9 things cyclists should never (ever) reveal about themselves

You may not be the best rider in the world,... Read more...

Team Sky Eddie Dunbar

Team Sky rider Eddie Dunbar’s Watts per kilo data in high mountains

This is Eddie Dunbar’s data on some of cycling’s biggest... Read more...

Michael O'Loughlin Tour de l’Avenir

Irish U23 champ Michael O’Loughlin’s data for Tour de l’Avenir ride

Michael O’Loughlin looking shattered after his stage 3 breakaway battle... Read more...

Video: 5 easy ways to make yourself look more pro on the bike

Attention to detail is one of the ways you can... Read more...

Why many of us hit ‘cycling summer disorder’ around now

With a couple of month’s summer weather still ahead, many... Read more...

Ryan Mullen Strava file for National TT Champs gold medal ride

These numbers summarise Ryan Mullen’s effort during his gold medal-winning... Read more...

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