MTB Skills Session for Beginners: Galway (Jan 27th)

Starting off mountain biking and like to learn some basic skills? Interested in hitting the trails over the winter? Galway MTB and Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission are hosting a mountain bike skills session in Derraura Mountain Bike Forest, Co Galway on Saturday the 27th of January for beginner female cyclists. Learn: How to set up your mountain bike Braking and gearing Cornering Moving about on the bike Basic skills including […]

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Beginner Mountain Bike Skills Session – Saturday 2nd December

Starting off mountain biking and like to learn some basic skills? Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission is hosting a skills session in Ticknock Mountain Bike Forest, Co Dublin on Saturday the 2nd of December for beginner female mountain bikers. Learn: How to set up your mountain bike Braking and gearing Cornering Moving about on the bike Basic skills including trackstands and wheel lift. What do I need? A working mountain bike […]

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Cyclocross Training Day for All Levels – Saturday 18th November

Interested in trying Cyclocross? Already racing but looking to improve your skills? The Women’s Commission are organizing a training day to encourage more women to get involved in cyclocross, and improve their skills. Irish National Cyclocross Champion Beth McCluskey and cyclocross coach Andy Layte will be on hand on Saturday the 18th of November 2017 at the National Sports Campus to teach you skills and tips to improve your cyclocross […]

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Race Report: Clonmel Cyclocross

The cyclocross season is well underway. Read how Lisa Stapelbroek got on in Clonmel last weekend at the Munster Cyclocross League. Arriving at Clonmel Racecourse, venue for the 3rd round of the Munster cyclocross league on Sunday there was already a buzz in the air, sounds of the B-race & U16’s doing their laps and kids zipping around in anticipation of their event later on. A spin up to sign on already gave […]

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Race Report: Roc D’Azur

One of the worlds largest mountain bike races is the Roc D’Azur, with huge numbers of participants every year taking over towns in southern France. Find out how EpicMTB’s Tara Kerins got on this year. First trip to the Roc D’Azur for me and I loved it! I was a little bit nervous (actually a lot) that it would all be a bit much for me. Wasn’t sure how steep […]

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Try Cyclocross this Winter!

Almost every weekend over the winter, cyclocross races are being run all over the country. Getting involved in cyclocross is a great way of keeping up your fitness, improving your biking skills, and meeting like-minded cyclists. With over 50 women racing some of the early races in the season, cyclocross is growing from strength to strength. What do I need? In most races, you don’t need a cyclocross bike, and you can […]

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Red Bull Foxhunt 2017

Up in the hills of mountain bike mecca Rostrevor Co. Down, the sold-out Red Bull Foxhunt set the scene for one of most thrilling mountain bike races this year. Twelve female mountain bikers took on this awesome challenge alongside 450 other racers. Ireland has a long history of mass start mountain bike races. The Epic Blast in Wicklow was one of the earliest and most loved of these style of […]

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