Frank Pringle

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101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Top 5 Ways to Get the Most out of Riding with a Pro

Do nerves prevent you from enjoying a ride with your more-experience cycling friends? Ever wonder how to get the most out of a clinic taught by a pro racer, or out of an event attended by pros?<p>The staff at Blackberry Farm regularly pair amateur riders with pros – the Relais & Chateaux resort in the …

Ride Faster in Three Days Per Week

Can't get out every day? You can still become a better cyclist with just three rides a week.<p>Of all the training programs I've written for hundreds of athletes over the past 25 years, one of my favorite (and simplest) for cyclists of any level is the three-day magic bullet. Whether you're a …

Bike Fit: How to Set Your Bike Seat Height

Boost comfort and power by dialing in the perfect seat position on your bike<p><b>STEP 1</b><p><b>Set cleats</b><br>Slip on your shoes, run masking tape along the instep, and mark it at the widest point of your foot. "Align the middle of the cleat with that line, or up to 2 centimeters behind it", says fitter Paraic …

Your Chamois: A User's Guide

In which we clear up a few of the misunderstood elements of padded cycling shorts<p><b>Myth</b> A chamois is little more than extra cushioning between you and your saddle. <b><br>Reality</b> Assuming you wear it correctly—i.e., without underwear—a chamois pad not only supports your sit bones, but also prevents chafing …

Cervelo Rain Gear Prep

Where to Use Bike Lubricant

To keep your ride's moving parts moving, the right lubricant is key.<p>For some, bike lubricant is an unglamorous necessity. But for obsessives, it transcends the utilitarian function of keeping moving parts moving, and becomes the bike-maintenance equivalent of wine—lube snobs, like fine-wine …

Dubliners: The Photographs of JJ Clarke

Credits: Story<p>Curator of original exhibition at the National Photographic Archive — <b>Gráinne MacLochlainn, Assistant Keeper, National Library of Ireland</b><p>…

BBC Radio 4 - James Joyce's Ulysses, Part 5: In Barney Kiernan's Pub, Ulysses part five

You must enable JavaScript to play content<p>Ulysses part five<p>In Barney Kiernan’s pub Bloom is confronted by The Citizen.<p>Release date:<p>Duration:<p>43 seconds<p>This clip is from<p>James Joyce's Ulysses Part 5: In Barney Kiernan's Pub<p>View Programme information<p>Featured in...<p>Ulysses - the Drama James Joyce's …

Breaking News & Analysis - Radio, Photos, Videos, Infographics

Last update: 21:45 16.05.2018<p>21:45 16.05.2018<p>The relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem is unlikely to deepen the confrontation between Israel and …

Infographics

Frank Delaney

Irish literature's books of the dark

Patrick Kavanagh, in his stark poem "Dark Ireland", wrote: "We are a dark people, / Our eyes ever turned / Inward / Watching the liar who twists / The hill-paths awry". In a slant way, he exposes a genre of writing that is concealed in plain sight, what might be called the Irish book of the dark. …

James Joyce: Past Imperfect (1800-1882)

• Home<br>• James Joyce: Past Imperfect (1800-1882)<p><i>“The past is not past. It is present here and now.”</i> Joyce, <i>Exiles</i><p>In a class-conscious society like British …

Ireland

Spank The Monkey

<i>Originally posted on The Unpleasant Lair Of Spank The Monkey 16/08/1998.</i><p><i>I bought that book over there twenty years ago today. Happy Bloomsday.</i>

The Cyclist's Dwelling

When I talk to cyclists who have recently moved or are looking to move house, most admit that bikes influence the location and layout criteria for …

Tips for wet weather riding

It can be tempting to poke your nose outside as rain falls from the sky in buckets, shake your head, and take the train instead – but it doesn’t have …

Five Things You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know About Your Flipboard Magazines

MagMaker / August 16, 2013<p>Flipboard magazines are a beautiful way to curate and share your favorite articles, photos, videos and audio tracks. Yet …