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Kulhavy wins Olympic Gold

August 13th, 2012 · No Comments

Czech rider Jaroslav Kulhavy won Olympic Gold at a fantastic Men’s Olympic XC event on Sunday in a sprint finish with Nino Schurter.  More to follow soon!

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing

Olympic XC – the girls gallery

August 12th, 2012 · No Comments

In the blazing sunshine 29 starters took on the tough Hadleigh farm course in pursuit of Olympic gold.  Despite home girl Annie Last leading the field for the first lap it was French rider Julie Bresset who took to the top step of the podium with a sizable gap on Beijing Gold medalist Sabine Spitz [...]

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Tags: 29er · Cross country · Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing

Trek release details on the new Superflys

August 8th, 2012 · No Comments

Trek have been busy working away on re-developing  their Superfly hardtail and Superfly 100 29er cross country bikes.  Hopefully these will be available in Ireland this year and we will endeavour to bring you pricing and availability woon.  In the meantime expect to see the Superfly pounding the trails at the Olympic cross country race [...]

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Tags: 29er · Cross country · Mountain biking · Olympics · Video

Bradley Wiggins interview with Shimano

March 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Here are two videos recently completed by Shimano with Bradley Wiggins.  What is really noticeable is a very upbeat Wiggins who has had a  great start to the season with a third at the Volta ao Algarve (Tour of the Algarve) and a really strong performance to take the overall at Paris-Nice, a race that [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Olympics · Racing · Road cycling · Video

Offroad to Rio

October 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Offroad 2 Rio is an exciting new project that will seek to establish a high performance strategy for Irish women’s cross country mountain bike racing with the ultimate goal of achieving qualification at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro.  Ireland has a great history of sending riders to the Olympics with Jenny McCauley [...]

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing

Irish MTBers Test The London Olympics Course

August 11th, 2011 · No Comments

With only a year to go to the 2012 London Olympics a number of test events are taking place including a test event for the Mountain bike course.  Over to Cait Elliott for the report. Three Irish mountain bikers, the male and female Irish National champions (Robin Seymour and Cait Elliott) and Mel Spath (although [...]

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Tags: Cross country · Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing

Ryan & Mels World Cup Diary

April 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Melanie Spath and Ryan Sherlock are currently in South Africa preparing to start the first cross country World Cup of the season.  The pair are privateer racers who have been training hard over the winter, despite having full time jobs, to be ready for the World stage.  They will be writing a diary of their [...]

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Olympic MTB race results.

August 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

All eyes were on the Laoshan mountain bike course this morning as the male and female riders fought out their races amid searing heat.

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Tags: Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing

BMX Olympic Results

August 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

All eyes were on the Olympic BMX track this morning where several top mountain bikers were duking it out with BMX World Champions for Olympic glory.  

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Tags: Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing

Robin Seymour – hotline from Beijing

August 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

On Saturday the Olympics turns its attention to cross country Mountain biking. Much has been written about the course, conditions and competition but we felt it was best to get our information from the best source – a rider. Ireland is represented by 15 time National Champion and 3 time Olympian Robin Seymour who is [...]

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Tags: Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing

Olympic timetrials.

August 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Fabian Cancellara came into this race with a bronze from the road race but this was the medal that the double Time Trial World Champion came for.

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Tags: Olympics · Road cycling

Cannondale’s Special Edition Olympic Scalpel.

August 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Roel Paulissen, Jakob Fuglsang and Kashi Leuchs of the Cannondale-Vredestein Mountain Bike Racing Team will all line up for the Olympic Cross Country event aboard this special superlight Olympic Edition Scalpel.

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Tags: Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing · Tech

Nicole Cooke wins Road Gold for Great Britain

August 11th, 2008 · No Comments

In a wet and wild Beijing, Nicole Cooke out-sprinted her rivals to claim Britain’s first Olympic Gold.

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Tags: Olympics · Road cycling

Olympic Road Race results, Sanchez takes Gold.

August 9th, 2008 · No Comments

The Olympic cycling events kicked of today in Beijing with a fascinating race for the mens gold. Packed full of attacks and breakaways the race was never dull as the riders hauled themselves up the fierce Great Wall climb seven times amid high humidity.

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Tags: Olympics · Racing · Road cycling

Cycling events in Beijing.

August 8th, 2008 · No Comments

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Tags: Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing · Road cycling

Beijing bound: The Olympic road race preview

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments

This Saturday the Worlds best road riders will take to the streets of Beijing in pursuit of Olympic gold.

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Tags: Olympics · Racing · Road cycling

Danish MTB champ & Olympian positive for EPO

July 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Peter Riis Anderson, Denmark’s cross country MTB champion and Olympic rider has tested positive for EPO.

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Tags: Mountain biking · Olympics

World Cup returns, Absalon & Premont dominate XC

July 28th, 2008 · No Comments

The Mountain Bike World Cup returned this weekend to Mont Saint Anne in Quebec, Canada.

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Tags: Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing

Seymour makes it lucky number 15.

July 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Sunday saw Robin Seymour add another green Irish national jersey to a collection that now numbers 15 strong.

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Tags: General commentary · Mountain biking · Olympics · Racing

MTB overlooked by RTE news when Olympic cycling is mentioned

June 19th, 2008 · No Comments

An article posted today on RTE Sport makes mention of the three road cyclists being sent to the Olympics but doesn’t mention Irish MTB qualifier Robin Seymour. The article states that ‘Irish Cycling have announced their three-man team for the Beijing Olympics’. Once again Mountain biking is overlooked by both the main stream media and [...]

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Tags: General commentary · Mountain biking · Olympics