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Michael McCutcheon’s blog from the WEMBO 24 hour champs

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Endurance racer Michael McCutcheon recently rode the World Endurance Mountain Bike Organisation (WEMBO) 24 hour World Champs in Scotland.  24 hour racers are a breed apart with serious levels of fitness and endurance and a dedication that is incredible to perceive.  We’ve raced in teams at 24hour events before and the compound fatigue is insane, we [...]

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Tags: blog · Cross country · Endurance events · Mountain biking · Racing · World Champs

Leah Maunsell – Gravity Enduro Rd 3

June 24th, 2013 · No Comments

Lets check in again with Leah Maunsell from Gravity Enduro Round three in Ticknock the other week- over to Leah! Ticknock in the Dublin Mountains was host to Round 3 of the Gravity Enduro Ireland Series this weekend. Preparation started on Friday night when it was time to fix my left shifter which was giving [...]

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Tags: blog · enduro · Mountain biking · Racing

Leah Maunsells blog – NPS 5

June 13th, 2013 · No Comments

XC development squad rider and Enduro racer Leah Maunsell checks in from NPS 5 in Slade Valley last weekend. On Thursday my Dad and I headed back down to Kinsale to Weldon Bicycle Suspension to collect my fully serviced Rockshox Sid fork. I brought it out for a test ride in Ballyhoura that evening to [...]

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Tags: blog · Cross country · Mountain biking · Racing

Bryan’s blog – Malaysia

March 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Here is blog no. 3 from Bryan, currently cycling around Asia with Liam from www.liamsepicbikeride.com. Malaysia! Having spent the past few days preparing in Singapore, we took off north towards the Malaysian border, 30kms or so from Singapore CBD. This was my first time to haul my fully loaded bike trailer cargo and my rear [...]

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Tags: blog · General commentary

The Bull Raid August 2011

August 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Richie Byrne reports in from the Bull Raid in Carlingford last weekend.  The race is a six hour or 12 hour contest ridden as a solo rider, pair or team with the winners putting in the biggest number of laps in the shortest time.  These endurance races are a growing sector of mountain bike racing [...]

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Tags: blog · Cross country · Endurance events · Mountain biking · Racing