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Entries from May 2012

Trek World Racing XC – La Bresse 2012

May 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Off to La Bresse for an XC World Cup with the Trek boys.

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Maja Wakowski World Cup preperations

May 24th, 2012 · No Comments

How do you prepare for a race?  2010World Champion XC racer Maja Włoszczowska outlines what she does before a World Cup .

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing · World Cup

The Feedzone cookbook by Biju Thomas & Alan Lim

May 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Since 2004 Dr Allen Lim has been advising professional road racing teams on nutrition including the likes of Lance Armstrong and Levi Leipheimer and squads such as Garmin and Radioshack.  At the time road cycling was dominated by outdated theories and frankly myths that had been devised over decades and hadn’t moved with the times.  [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Tech

Trek World Racing XC – Nove Mesto 2012

May 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Another World Cup, another race for the Trek World Racing Flukinger boys with only 2 races left for Olympic qualification for the Swiss team.

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup

Irish Cycling Show open for business

May 19th, 2012 · No Comments

The Irish Cycling Show is well under way in Simmonscourt RDS for the weekend with all kinds of wonderment for the family to enjoy.  Demo areas, skills displays and seminars share space with bike manufacturers including Trek, KTM, Planet X and Kona to name but a few and it is well worth a look.  Here [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Mountain biking · Road cycling

Trek World Racing DH || Sea Otter and Port Angeles

May 17th, 2012 · No Comments

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Video

Madison at the Irish Cycling Show this weekend

May 15th, 2012 · No Comments

With only days to go till the Irish Cycling Show we have been on to super distributor Madison to see what they will be bringing with them.  The answer was  rather long – Cervelo, Genesis, Ridgeback, Saracen, Bell, SiS, GoPro, Garmin, Park Tool, Kryptonite, Elite, Cycraguard, Blackburn, Continental, Finishline, White lightning, Electron, Aztec, M:Part, Madison [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Mountain biking · Road cycling

Geared up trailer

May 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Geared up follows to riders from Chain Reaction Cycles – Peter Hollinger and Michael Cowan.  Coming soon…

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Tags: Mountain biking · Video

On test – Rockshox Reverb seatpost

May 11th, 2012 · No Comments

We are in the middle of an Enduro themed test cycle and have just taken delivery of a Rockshox Reverb seatpost. With 125mm of adjustment it satisfies the downhill side who want to drop their seatpost for super fast descending and also the cross country set who like it sky high.  For Enduro riders who [...]

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Tags: enduro · Mountain biking · Tech

Garmin add LiveTrack to Garmin FIT

May 9th, 2012 · No Comments

Garmin have added a live tracking component to their successful Garmin Fit phone app called (surprisingly) LiveTrack.  The feature allows others to see your session which on the face of it doesn’t sound like much but if you factor in a competitive race/training session and in particular something like an adventure race it adds a [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Tech · Uncategorized

Stephen Roche set for Irish Cycling Show appearance

May 8th, 2012 · No Comments

25 years since winning the triple crown of the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France and Road World Championships Stephen Roche will be attending the two days of the Irish Cycling Show.  This is an unparalleled opportunity to getup close and personal with one of Ireland’s greatest ever cyclists and not to be missed! Among the [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Tour de France · World Champs

Massive crash at the Giro takes down leaders jerseys

May 8th, 2012 · No Comments

Day 3 of the 2012 Giro d’Italia saw the leaders pink jersey, points leaders red jersey and World champs jersey on the deck within yards of the finish following a crazy lane change from Italian Roberto Ferrari. Ouch! Crashing at 75kph isn’t nice! Nor is seeing Roberto Ferrari’s manoeuvre. Should be ashamed to take out [...]

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Tags: Racing · Road cycling

Irish Cycling Show

May 5th, 2012 · No Comments

May is now firmly here (even if summer isn’t yet) and this means the inaugural Irish Cycling show in the RDS which kicks off in two weeks time. Cycling shows offer an unrivaled opportunity to see and test ride a variety of bikes under the same conditions and get top tips from the likes of [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Mountain biking · Road cycling

This is Peaty Episode 1

May 4th, 2012 · No Comments

Everyones favourite Sheffield rider Steve Peat is off to World Cup 1 following the end of pre season training.

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Tags: Downhill · Mountain biking · Racing · Uncategorized · Video · World Cup

Strength in numbers – Anthill productions

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

Some guys just make great MTB movies and Anthill are right up there.

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Tags: Mountain biking · Video

Trek World Racing – Houffalize

May 1st, 2012 · No Comments

The Trek XC boys are off to Houffalize in Belgium for round 2 of the World Cup…

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing · Video · World Cup