Author Archives: cyclingandfitness

Tour de force!

I know I’m a few days late but I felt the need to give an impression of this years Tour de France, mainly because it has dominated both my TV and my conversations for the best part of a month. … Continue reading

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Le tour des collisions?

Admittedly this is the first year that I have followed the Tour de France religiously, but this year it seems the be plagued with an epidemic of crashes resulting in many big name riders abandoning the race. The crash on … Continue reading

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150k madness?

The main goal for me at the outset of the summer was to get fit enough to complete the etape hibernia, a 134km race/sportive taking place in my native county of Clare in Ireland in August. Now initially i saw … Continue reading

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1st sportive

well last weekend I completed my first sportive event. My mother, who also recently caught the cycling bug suggested we do it as it ¬†would be a good training run. The event was called the tour de burren and was … Continue reading

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The joy of cycling!

Well hello there! I’ve always had the intention to start a blog but didn’t really want to until i actually had something to write about, as I have a tendency to waffle when I lack direction. The general focus of … Continue reading

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