It’s still months away but the 100th edition of the Tour de France is already on our mind. Can’t wait!
Entries from February 2013
February 28th, 2013 · No Comments
February 27th, 2013 · No Comments
The Biking Blitz series heads to Derroura in Galway this Sunday for round three. Riders will take on the forestry service trails with the usual Baggy shorts (no bangers!) and Super Pro (lots of bangers!) categories. Entry is online only and closes this Friday. Click here to go to the signup page.
February 27th, 2013 · No Comments
Marcelo Gutierrez rides another crazy urban downhill race, this time in Santos, Brazil. Watch for when it gets really narrow, we think he chopped down his bars. Gutierrez finished second by 0.6 seconds.
February 26th, 2013 · No Comments
Garmin’s budget bike computer is so much more than a stripped down Edge 500 which really shines when plugged into your PC for post ride analysis. We are already big fans of the Garmin Edge series of GPS bike computers so naturally we were excited when the Edge 200 was released.
February 23rd, 2013 · No Comments
Here is Martyn Irvine’s Gold medal winning race in full (25 mins). Watch for his decisive attack with 10 laps to go of the 60. The medal ceremony and our National Anthem as the new World Champion pulls on his rainbow jersey.
February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments
The toughest stage race in the World, the Giro d’Italia will start in Belfast in 2014 it was revealed yesterday. The race will spend three days on the island culminating in Dublin from where the riders and their entourage will depart for Italy to race the next day. The bid to host the historic race [...]
February 21st, 2013 · No Comments
County Down native Martyn Irvine won a Gold medal at the track World championships tonight in Minsk in the men’s 15km scratch race. This to go with the Silver medal he won in the men’s 4km individual pursuit earlier in the evening. Irvine put in a ferocious attack with ten laps to go and somehow [...]
February 20th, 2013 · No Comments
Lots of stoked man and stuff! but the organisers of BC Bike Race (on our bucket list) have a pretty sweet (sorry) prize for all you aspiring film makers. See below for the full details. This is one prize package that is hard to beat – a bike, race entry, loads of goodies and the [...]
February 19th, 2013 · No Comments
This looks incredible. Stunning visuals, an intriguing story and a life journey that every cyclist would love to make at some point. Janapar: Official Trailer from Janapar Film on Vimeo. There is an Irish screening, Q&A and book signing of the film tomorrow night in the Odessa Club. Details here. See more at janapar.com.
February 18th, 2013 · No Comments
Positivity, positivity, positivity, weekend on the way… Time to dust of the night lights if you haven’t already and just get out there! 10 Things I have learned about Mountainbiking from Filme von Draussen on Vimeo.
February 16th, 2013 · No Comments
What do you mean you need motivation? Get out and ride your bike! BI|KE – A Symmetric Vehicle from Filme von Draussen on Vimeo.
February 13th, 2013 · No Comments
The Single Speed World Champs will always have a special place in my heart having competed in it in 2011 in Ballyhoura. This is a beautifully filmed video from the 2012 race in South Africa made all the more poignant as the SSWC crowned was Burry Stander, now tragically deceased. kunye from Sinamatella Productions on Vimeo.
February 12th, 2013 · No Comments
Think you are a hard core wheel junkie? Try again. Extreme Unicycling 2010 Lutz Eichholz from Lutz Eichholz on Vimeo. Thanks to Broadsheet for this one.
February 11th, 2013 · No Comments
It may be some time away but there is no time like the present to start prepping. for those of you on the East coast, this will require a little planning. Mayo is a new destination for the NPS but Cong would seem to have it all. A stunning location, an organising club run by [...]
February 8th, 2013 · No Comments
This is stunning – cinematography, location and BMX it’s got it all. Guaranteed motivation for the weekend! Wave Rock from InfinityList on Vimeo.
February 7th, 2013 · No Comments
The Giant RaboBank team headed to Louisville at the weekend for the Cyclocross World Champs. Bad weather forced the event to move from the Sunday to Saturday but freezing conditions made things tricky. Think you are tough? Check out these guys.
February 5th, 2013 · No Comments
The first round of the 2013 Biking Blitz Series took place last Sunday in Ballinastoe Woods in County Wicklow. A record breaking 412 competitors turned out to kick off the mountain biking season in style. The exciting Blitz Series is promoted by Biking.ie and is now in it’s third year, with events taking place in [...]
February 4th, 2013 · No Comments
Okay it’s not biking but it was one of the best received half time ads in the Superbowl this year…