Cycling in the Slieve Bloom mountains. One of the many events I completed on the way to cycling over 50,000km

Buying a bicycle – The first 50,000km

This is not a story about a bike professional. It’s about the highs and lows of my cycling past time,  someone who bought a bike in their late thirties and continues to cycle into their forties. However, don’t mind the age thing as I discovered. Many of the strongest cyclists I know are much, much Read more about Buying a bicycle – The first 50,000km[…]

Land of the Giants Duathlon 2016

Beginners Guide For Participating in the Land of the Giants Duathlon

Land of the Giants Duathlon Claremorris hosted the 5th edition of the Land of the Giants Duathlon on December 28th 2016. This was one of the biggest ever held duathlons in the West, with nearly 400 taking part. It sold out weeks in advance so if you are interested in taking part in the 2017 event you Read more about Beginners Guide For Participating in the Land of the Giants Duathlon[…]

Ireland West Duathlon Series Logo

Ireland West Duathlon Series

My Ireland West Duathlon Series Story The Ireland West Duathlon Series was launched in 2015 by www.raceface.ie. The series consisted of 5 events which started in Claremorris on December 29th 2015 and finished on March 19th 2016 in Castlebar. I signed up for the €100 early bird option which is good value for 5 duathlons. Watch out Read more about Ireland West Duathlon Series[…]

Annagh Wheelers at Knockma Duathlon

Participating in the Knockma Duathlon

My guide for participating in the Knockma Duathlon The 2016 edition of the Knockma Duathlon was held on Jan 30th. It was the second event in the Ireland West Duathlon series and was hosted by Tri Lakes Triathlon club. The format was a 4km run, 20km cycle and a 2.5km run to finish. The run sections don't Read more about Participating in the Knockma Duathlon[…]

Land of the Giants duathlon

Land of the Giants Duathlon – A guide for taking part

My guide for participating in The Land of The Giants Duathlon. The Land of the Giants Duathlon is now an annual event which is based in Claremorris. Now in its 5th year it has grown in size year after year with over 255 participating in 2015. The event is normally scheduled for the end of December Read more about Land of the Giants Duathlon – A guide for taking part[…]

Turbo Trainer Videos

Turbo Trainer Videos – Add Structure to Your Training

Turbo Trainer Videos Which You Can Use At Home Turbo trainers are boring and there is no point in using them unless you introduce structure into your routines. These turbo trainer videos get rid of the boredom and introduce a proper routine to your workouts. Subscribe to the Global Cycling Network YouTube channel to get Read more about Turbo Trainer Videos – Add Structure to Your Training[…]