In part one, John Phelan covered the common reasons for neck, knee and low back issues on the bike. In the second part of his blog he devotes an entire article on how to achieve the holy grail of saddle comfort! Read more
In his next blog John Phelan highlights all the common aches and pains experienced by cyclists and how we can correct them. “Now this is my thing. Over the past 4 years, I’ve put a lot of eggs into the bike basket when it comes to the continual professional development of my physiotherapy career. In this blog, I’d like to put down on paper some of what I’ve learned.
Cycling is supposed to be a carefree and enjoyable experience, yet people knock on my clinic door with a list of complaints as long as your crank arm. Here’s a list of just a few: Read more
The long, cold, dark nights may be stopping you from getting as much quality saddle time as you would like these days. However, there are some ways of keeping your fitness up over the winter months so that you will be achieving your goals at the Ring of Beara Cycle Kenmare in May. Read more
1.The cheapest component on your bike cost more than any present you have ever purchased your partner.
You don’t bat an eyelid about forking out a substantial amount on a new groupset, wheels or anything else when it comes to your beloved steed. After all it’s important to get your loved one the best of the best. €20 is a more than generous amount to spend on your partner’s birthday present though, isn’t it?! Read more
We have teamed up with John Phelan, chartered physiotherapist and nutritionist who will be helping us get ready for the 2020 cycling season. In the first in a series of blogs John shares his views on strength training and how it can improve cycling performance. Read more
The long cold dark nights may be stopping you from getting as much quality saddle time as you would like these days. However, there are some ways of keeping your fitness up over the winter months so that you will be setting a personal best at the Ring of Beara Cycle Kenmare next year.
Ring of Beara Cycle Kenmare 2020 registration opens for general public on Wednesday 25th September (pre-sale for past participants Tuesday 24th)
Entries for the ever-popular event will go on general sale next Wednesday 25th September at 10am. A pre-sale will take place from Tuesday 24th September at 9.30am giving past participants priority access to the event. All past participants will receive an email with a link to allow them to register early. Read more
6th September 2019
Local charities in Kenmare and Castletownbere benefit from bumper charity donation from Ring of Beara Cycle 2019
The Ring of Beara Cycle Committee this week presented cheques to six local charities who are benefitting from this year’s event. Volunteers who helped organise and run the event were also praised for their commitment and community spirit. Read more