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Last winter, we began the hunt for a base layer that performed in the cold; after our own polyester offering, we decided, was rubbish. That, and two other man-made layers I owned, left me feeling cold and clammy even after stopping at traffic lights. I...

For sure I can remember the race like it was yesterdays. We had left Armentières with a good steak and BigPlate was feeling much strength. He said over breakfast how his father had taken many German shrapnel in the fields near here during ze war. So today...

The public hold us cyclists, on a pedestal. They gasp wide-eyed at tales of the hilly hundred miler or the chain gang tapping of 120kms on Sunday morning in a pleasant three and a half hours. “You went how far!” thinks the general public with...

The AnPost Ras is one of the few events in the sporting world where the 'clubman' racing cyclist, can sign-on with a streak of smooth professional bikers. The full time riders, on the hard roads of Ireland don't always get their own way. Passion explodes from...

" Dendrochronology or tree-ring dating, is the scientific method of dating based on the analysis of patterns of tree rings" The coffee stop today heralded the new theory that we could age slightly older cyclists in the same manner : (30+y)/ {x =z}F Where 'y' is the riders age over 30 'z'...

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