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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Primed Coaching Triathlon Camp

Triathlon Camp Weekend Oliver Harkin of Primed Coaching  made it down from Newry to our little corner of the country last Friday for what turned out to be a very enjoyable weekend.  We based the triathlon training camp out of Fenit Parish Hall with the swim sessions taking place in Tralee Sports Complex. Friday Oliver started with an introductory talk and showed us how even the professionals make the odd mistake in transition every now and again. Then it was straight into a body Read More...

Riding Clean : Not the Lance Armstrong Story

Last Sunday, Dick McElligot of Kingdom CC gave a hands-on demonstation of bike cleaning as part of the Bike Maintenance Workshop. For those who attended, you know that it’s a more involved process that you would first think. I’ve captured some notes below on the process as demonstrated by Dick. I’m working from memory so any mistakes are my own. Bike Cleaning : Step-by-step There are two basic parts: Cleaning: remove all dirt and grease Lubrication: replace any lubricants that were removed during cleaning Effectively, you’re Read More...

The 6 Colours

Well my madness continues to baffle my wife and all in my house  .I now run around the house at ten thirty at night mumbling to myself why have I not eaten my “violet ” food today , When I open the press and I see the beloved Barrys sliced pan in the press and I hear the voice ” white is shite” , why is there no bottle of water in my hand (thanks Joe appreciate the motivational Read More...

Bike Maintenance Workshop

Bike Maintenance Workshop On Sunday afternoon we gathered at the band hall in Garvery’s carpark for a workshop on bike maintenance givenby Dick McElligot of Kingdom CC. Targeted at those who knew little or nothing about basic bike maintenance, the talk was nevertheless extremely informative and packed with great tips, helped along by Dicks vast experience and humorous delivery. The talk covered a wide range of topics in great detail, including: Cleaning your bike Changing a tire How to use CO2 canisters Replacing handlebar tape Bike fit Safety/Security Read More...