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Everything you need to know about cycling and adventure racing. Cycling tips and tricks. Along with bike maintenance.

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

25 Health Benefits of Cycling

Ever wondered how good those miles you have clocked up on the old nelly were for you...well very good actually. Find below an awesome infographic courtesy of the guys at doctriathlon.com. It outlines why cycling rocks and gives you 25 very good reasons to keep cycling! The health benefits of cycling include a never-ending list [...]

By | 2018-03-29T12:18:20+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: Cycling|0 Comments

Gaelforce Dublin – One year on!

With Gaelforce Dublin less than 2 weeks away (Sat 17th Feb), we spoke to seasoned adventure racer, Barry Dempsey, as he reflects on his race (49k route) last year... As a regular recreational Adventurer Racer when Gaelforce announced a new event in Dublin in February, i thought yes an event i can go to and [...]

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. [...]

So what is next on your race calendar?

About know, if you were one of the lucky 3000 plus competitors who took part over the weekend in either Quest Glendalough or Shore2Summit, you are probably already beginning to plot your next outing. Check out our new and improved event guide for the coming year and get planning... http://www.kayathlon.ie/events Also stay tuned as we will [...]

Conquer Heavy Leg Syndrome

For anyone who has ever gotten the heavy legs after transitions, you know it can be very frustrating. But there are ways & tricks to get around it. Before I tell you those, lets get to understand why exactly it happens. Reason 1: When cycling, the blood is mainly directed up into the quads in what [...]

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