Dave_Gowan

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About Dave Gowan

Avid adventure racer, marathoner and cyclist. Dave went from Couch to 5k to marathon in 2014 and on to complete his first Adventure Race in 2015. Since then he has completed 6 marathons, an ultra marathon, The Race and multiple adventure races. He is attempting triple back to back marathons at the end of September and plans to squeeze in a few more races before the end of 2017. Check out his back story here http://kayathlon.ie/2017/06/01/dave_gowan_winner/

GearReview: GoPro Hero 6

This time round I’m taking a look at the GoPro Hero 6 Black. As a Hero 4 Silver owner, the lack of waterproofing without the dive casing and resulting poor sound quality with the case on had me very intrigued with the Hero 5 & 6 which offered waterproofing straight out of the box, no [...]

By | 2018-08-15T14:05:55+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: Equipment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Have you tried your hand at MTB?

Our very own Dave Gowan, an avid adventure racer and endurance athlete has been trying his hand at Mountain Biking and tells us his about his experience I’ve spent the last 12 months or so dabbling in some mountain biking, predominantly in the local trail centres. For the most part but certainly not [...]

By | 2018-08-15T17:16:08+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Categories: Cycling|Tags: , |0 Comments

Race Review – Art O’Neill Challenge – 53k Ultra

As a last minute entry to the Art O’Neill Challenge I probably wasn’t taking it quite as seriously in the weeks leading up to it as I should have. There were 5 of us that were planning on running together, safety in numbers and with me as the designated navigator! We managed to squeeze in [...]

Dave’s Equipment Review…Pedals

Pedals To clip or not to clip…. That is indeed the question. There’s no doubt that I’m opening a can of worms here and I’m sure both sides will argue the toss. Those of with any sort of cycling background know the added benefit of clipless pedals, the kind that you ironically “clip” into. The [...]

By | 2017-08-14T17:40:59+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Cycling, Equipment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dave’s Equipment Review…Tyres

A question that continually pops up and will be argued until the end of time is: What tyres should I be using?? With so many influencing factors, from chatting to your mates to checking out what the competition are running at a recent race, it’s easy to see why this question pops up more than most. [...]

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