Shane Enright

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Eight reasons why riding alone is better than riding in a group

<b>Riding in a group can be great fun, but riding on your own can be just as good</b><p>Riding in a group comes with many benefits, namely having a bit of …

Time saving stretches for cyclists (videos)

<b>No time for stretching? Think again. One or two powerful stretches may be all you need. Lexie Williamson shows you how</b><p>For many cyclists, stretching …

SuperHomes retrofit scheme opens for 2017

This nationwide scheme, now in its third year, is administered by Tipperary Energy Agency and funded by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. …

Green Living

Top 5 yoga poses for your back, shoulders and neck

Cyclists put a lot of strain on their upper body. A long day in the saddle could leave your back, arms and neck tight. To alleviate these sensations …

4 yoga routines for cyclists

Yoga has many benefits for cyclists. Yoga exercises the body and mind contributing to increased flexibility which can help in injury prevention, it …

Ireland's Newest Bike Tour Has Us Dreaming of the Wild Atlantic Way

A new biannual, 18-day cycling event in Ireland will take riders on a picturesque journey like no other.<p>The Wild Atlantic Way Sportif begins Sept. …

Ireland

​How to Tell if You're Ready for a Century Ride

Watching the mileage on your cycling computer tick over to triple digits is one of the most satisfying benchmarks in our sport. Yet like all high marks, it doesn’t come easily; hitting a hundred miles in a single outing puts your fitness, skills, and general cycling know-how to the test. Here are …

Cycling

What we learned from the new Game Of Thrones series seven trailer

<b>If you thought you'd be spending July out in the sunshine, you might want to change your plans.</b><p>Game Of Thrones returns this summer and promises to keep us sat indoors with the curtains closed, as the wildly popular show approaches its final series.<p>Season seven is the penultimate instalment of the …

Simple and stunning Highlands passive house merges old and new

This article was originally published in issue 19 of Passive House Plus magazine. Want immediate access to all back issues and exclusive extra …

9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Short Bike Rides

In an ideal world, we'd always have the time to do the ride we want. However, most of us live in the real world, where we need to fit our rides into designated slots of free time. But you can have the best of both worlds—it just takes a little bit of careful planning. Here's a look at how you can …

Muscle

Strava for iPhone now features running & cycling Club Events

Strava has a new version of its iPhone app out that includes a major new feature just in time for warmer weather: access to Club Events for runners and cyclists without using the web.<p>Strava says club administrators now have the ability to create events right from the Strava app and post event …

How to take care of your hip health for cycling

<b>The hips are the true power plant of your pedal stroke, so it pays to look after them says Lexie Williamson</b><p>A little hip strength and flexibility work …

Yoga

Our passive journey #3: Designing our family’s passive house

This article was originally published in issue 18 of Passive House Plus magazine. Want immediate access to all back issues and exclusive extra …

3 Great Cross-Training Exercises for Any Type of Cyclist

Unless you're paid to ride, there are going to be times when life forces you to spend more time away from your bike than you'd like, whether it's a family vacation to Disney World or a prolonged business trip. Personally, I think cross-training is a good idea anyway, but when you can't ride, it's …

Exercise

Bikes Of The 2017 Pro Peloton Part 1

New on streaming in February 2017: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and HBO’s best options

Some of the most acclaimed TV and movies of the recent past come to streaming. Also, The Care Bears Movie!<p>As we enter the shortest, darkest month of the year, the streaming services of the world have banded together to provide us with a varied, colorful array of viewing options to stave off …

Entertainment

Jan Bakelants' Factor O2 AG2R 360 TDU PELOTON

Fast Forward wheels

Review: Shimano Dura-Ace C24 Carbon Clincher wheelset

road.cc test report<p><b>Make and model:</b> Shimano Dura-Ace C24 Carbon Clincher wheelset<p><b>Size tested:</b> 700C<p><b>Tell us what the wheel is for, and who it's aimed</b> …

Top 5 - Dream Road Bike Wheelsets 2017

Move Really Quickly: Short Sprints for Long Term Awesomeness

<b>“I wish I looked less like a sprinter.”</b> - <i>Nobody, ever</i><p>Most of us will never be graced with the physiques of Usain Bolt or Jessica Ennis, but we can …

Exercise

Sweden’s recycling is so revolutionary, the country has run out of rubbish

Sweden is so good at recycling that, for several years, it has imported rubbish from other countries to keep its recycling plants going. Less than 1 …

The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Cyclists

And two core exercises athletes should absolutely avoid<p>There are things you come across in cycling that you can ignore: jerk drivers, your buddy’s squeaky chain, anyone who calls you Lance Armstrong. And then there are things that you shouldn’t ignore—like your core muscles.<p>“Your core stabilizes …

Workouts

Smart Dublin passive house shows tiny heating bills

I had the fortune of meeting my clients Niall and Monica Walsh through another low energy house that I was working on. They had a sketch floor plan …

Traditional Irish cottage looks to the future

This super low energy project, built on a remote site in rural Galway, almost didn’t happen. Architect Lester Naughton explains that when the client …

The Fast Way to Long Health: Move Really Quickly

<b>“I wish I looked less like a sprinter.”</b> - <i>Nobody, ever</i><p>Most of us will never be graced with the physiques of Usain Bolt or Jessica Ennis, but we can …

Exercise

VN podcast, ep. 6: Are smaller teams better? Cycling on TV

Welcome to the <i>VeloNews</i> cycling podcast, where we discuss the latest trends, news, and controversies in the world of cycling. Executive editor Fred …

Cycling

The small passive house problem - a solution?

To be certified as a passive house a dwelling needs to demonstrate compliance with the standard in the PHPP energy model. The rigor of this model is …

Green Living

New coastal ICF home goes passive at low costs

The sequence of houses in which John Carney has lived over the last thirty-five years, neatly encapsulates how house building has progressed over …