Are cyclists just failed runners?

Cyclists don’t know this and probably don’t care, but I don’t really like them. I admire their ability to ride 100 miles at the speed of light and make it seem effortless. Maybe I’m just jealous,  but let’s be honest cyclists only cycle because they can’t run!!! Everyone knows they’re just failed runners. I’m not […]

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Running from “The Fear”

“The fear” is a uniquely Irish phenomenon. It’s a sense of impending doom having overindulged in drinking alcohol the night before. The feeling of extreme remorse for things you may or may not have said or done . Your skin feels like some else’s and the regular flashbacks are only  punctuated by chronic sighing. Head […]

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Bonking …. We’ve all done it!

Bonking…….. We’ve all bonked. Sometimes I’m alone when I bonk, occasionally I’m in a group.  It’s vital to find a rhythm and maintain it.  A conservative start works best; it allows the body to warm up. The capacity to hold it at threshold without over reaching is vital for a good performance but blinded by […]

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