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Carbs are key for cyclists

It’s great to see so many people taking up cycling as a sport. The Tour de France started in England this year and is a long gruelling race that doesn’t finish up until July 27 in Paris. Although the Tour de France is the extreme end of the sport with 21 stages covering a mind-boggling 3,664km (that’s almost 2,280 miles), amateur cyclists cover the miles too - so it is important to have the right mix of fuel on board to combat fatigue and optimise performance.

Skoda renews sponsorship of Tour de Conamara

The increasingly popular cycling sportive the Tour de Conamara will take place on Saturday May 24 and Skoda Ireland will again be the title sponsor.

Skoda renews sponsorship of Tour de Conamara

The increasingly popular cycling sportive, the Tour de Conamara, will take place on Saturday May 24, and Skoda Ireland will again be the title sponsor.

Skoda renews sponsorship of Tour de Conamara

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The increasingly popular cycling sportive, the Tour de Conamara, will take place on Saturday May 24, and Skoda Ireland will again be the title sponsor.

Connemara cycling festival to attract international sports legends

Five-time Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault and rugby legend Keith Wood are among the international sports stars lining up for the 2013 Skoda Tour de Conamara (www.tourdeconamara.com), details of which were announced by Leo Monaghan and Sons Garage, Galway. The cycling sportive event on Saturday May 25 is part of a weekend of cycling activity that will see the Connemara area host Ireland’s first sportive team time trial in Carna.

Skoda Ireland sponsors Cycling Ireland

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As part of the agreement, Cycling Ireland will receive Skoda’s Octavia Combi (estate) vehicles that will support the organisation on the 2010/2011 cycling circuit.

1,000km to Moret Sur Loing in aid of Susie Long Hospice Fund

Kilkenny cyclist John Britton is undertaking a 1000km cycle this summer in aid of the Susie Long Hospice Fund.

Galway cycling loses a great friend

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The Galway cycling community is mourning the loss of one of the west’s most well known enthusiasts and charity fundraisers.

Castlebar Chamber welcomes FBD Insurance Rás to town

Castlebar Chamber of Commerce IS delighted to welcome the FBD Insurance Rás to the town on May 22 where there will be a stage finish. The sixth stage of Ireland's premier cycling event will finish in Castlebar and local businesses and sporting enthusiasts are encouraged to come out and give the competitors a hearty Castlebar welcome.

 

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