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

25 Health Benefits of Cycling

By | 2018-03-29T12:18:20+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

Gaelforce Dublin – One year on!

By | 2018-02-06T10:29:26+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Cycling, Race Previews|Tags: , , , |

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

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

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 [...]

Dave’s Equipment Review…Tyres

By | 2017-08-11T11:49:52+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Cycling, Equipment|Tags: , , , , , |

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?

By | 2017-04-11T13:10:07+00:00 April 9th, 2017|Categories: Cycling, Kayaking, Running|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

By | 2017-08-27T12:03:10+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Cycling, Kayaking, Running, Tips & Tricks, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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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