Best forms of winter training for cyclists that don’t involve cycling

It’s winter time in Ireland. Apart from cyclocross there’s not much happening to keep sportive and racing cyclists occupied and motivated. Going out in the evenings in the dark is difficult, dangerous and demoralising. Read more...

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Chris Froome’s six-hour rides through the night after day’s training

The best insight into Chris Froome’s mentality was his running... Read more...

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Top A1 rider in Ireland compares his Rás Watts to Dan Martin’s Watts

Dan Martin’s power numbers from the 186km Milano-Torino are compared... Read more...

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Huge 1 minute peak Watts by Dan Martin after 186km of hard racing

It’s interesting to compare Dan Martin’s Watts on the final... Read more...

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Coaching: To take a winter break or not? Sean Kelly’s view

Sean Kelly warns against overdoing it, says there is no... Read more...

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Coaching: The best ways to approach your cycling in October

While you don’t need to train flat out now, you... Read more...

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Coaching: Cycling’s most common winter training mistakes

Even the most experienced riders make basic mistakes; some do... Read more...

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Watts generated by 66kg Irish rider to make UCI race podium

It takes serious power to make a podium at a... Read more...

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Medical Opinion: Why some cyclists have much lower body fat than others

Body fat in cyclists: Pawel Poljanski showed these legs, stripped... Read more...

Review Giant's Causeway Sportive Antrim

Review of Giant’s Causeway Sportive: One big challenge before winter

The Giant’s Causeway Sportive takes place in Co Antrim on... Read more...

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9 training mistakes this coach sees most often in Irish cycling

  Training on your own or in a group. Knowing... Read more...

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Coaching: How to be a better sprinter, by fastman Matteo Cigala

Matteo Cigala sprints in to win a stage of Kerry... Read more...

Are bad coffee stop habits sabotaging your training rides?

Coaching: Bad coffee stop habits sabotaging your training?

Coffee stops are a rite of passage amongst cyclists and... Read more...

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Coaching: Should you bring your bike on the family holiday?

  Should you bring your bike on the family holiday?... Read more...

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5 photos brilliantly capture how Cigala lunge won Ballivor GP

Matteo Cigala lunges in Ballivor; his final push edging him... Read more...