Details have just emerged concerning the 2008 Off road Commission Annual General Meeting. The AGM will take place in the Marine Hotel, Sutton Cross on Saturday 20th December at 4pm. The meeting is open to all members of Cycling Ireland – i.e. anyone who has a cycling Ireland license. Below is the official notification on [...]
Entries from November 2008
November 29th, 2008 · No Comments
November 27th, 2008 · No Comments
Ritchey have been at the forefront of mountain bike product design since the dawn of the sport so when they introduce some new products it is always worth a close look.
November 26th, 2008 · No Comments
SRAM just sent us a box of goodies for review. Inside was the Rock Shox SID Team fork, Avid’s new Elixir R brakes and Truvativ’s Stylo 3.3 crankset.
November 23rd, 2008 · No Comments
Fox Racing Shox have just released details of some limited edition versions of their double World Championship winning 40 RC2 fork and DHX RC4 rear shock.
November 22nd, 2008 · No Comments
Just in from Suunto is their new GPS unit the X10. Its a watch sized unit so no maps but it is compact and features an altimeter, barometer and compass built in. It utilises Google maps to plot your route after the run so you can see where you went. More to follow with the [...]
November 18th, 2008 · No Comments
Suspension forks are now a standard component of most mountain bikes from 100 euro bargains to 10,000 euro dream machines. True some prefer to ride a rigid fork but for most this is a critical core component of their bike. The range and diversity of forks is truly baffling so what makes them diferent and [...]
November 17th, 2008 · No Comments
Cycling Ireland Off Road Commission-2008 Report by Andy Potts. The 2008 Off Road Cycling season has had its share of ups and downs yet the numbers taking part in Off Road events continues to rise.
November 13th, 2008 · No Comments
Component manufacturer SRAM today released a teaser to the media concerning its first full MTB group set titled XX.
November 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments
It’s not every day you get private coaching from a World Cup level cross country and downhill rider but with Niall Davis’ training days you can. Niall is a top three Irish international cross country rider who has spent the last summer running guided rides with partner Tarja Owens (herself a World Cup level female [...]
November 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment
For our second beginners guide we thought we would look at the beating heart of the bike – the groupset. While the frame is crucial to a bike gears, brakes and moving parts are fundamental to how the bike will perform.
November 7th, 2008 · No Comments
Manufactured in South Africa and Nevada this is a revolutionary neck brace system designed to protect anyone who wears a full face helmet including motor cross riders, extreme skiers and mountain bikers. It was developed by a doctor (Dr. Chris Leatt) who is a motor bike racer and has witnessed many serious neck injuries to riders.
November 6th, 2008 · No Comments
On the 6th of December above the Outdoor Evolution store in Blessington there will be a night featuring some of the top people from the world of adventure sports.
November 5th, 2008 · No Comments
This is the entry level light from Niterider and it’s a neat package – a small light and a small light weight battery pack that can be either bar or helmet mounted.
November 3rd, 2008 · No Comments
Designed around a go anywhere theme, the Karma is can take on the toughest of trails and inspire confidence in the rider.