Club Notes 25-Feb-2013

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RACING TEAM UPDATE – DERMOT OFF TO FINE START The traditional curtain raiser for racing in Munster, The Lacey Cup, took place in Kerry at the weekend and the club had 3 riders making the trip – Stephen Murray, Maurice Hickey, and Dermot Gough. With a large field of 225 riders signing on the handicaps […]

DCC Notes 10 Feb 2013

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WEEKEND SPINS It was another busy couple of days on the roads last weekend. While your poor scribe was under the weather the rest of ye were getting savage miles in. On Saturday a group headed up Colligan to Ballymac before going over Power’s the Pot and down to Clonmel, going home via Ballymac, where […]

Group Riding

If you have been thinking of joining with Dungarvan Cycling club for the Sunday morning Group 4 spin, be assured that we will take good care of you, provide plenty good advice, and stretch your fitness level to allow you to meet your cycling potential, all while having lots of fun and chat along the […]

A Guide to Group Riding

This document is aimed at those who have recently started cycling with the club, but will be useful for more experienced riders to brush up on their skills. It outlines what to expect when riding with other cyclists in a group, or ‘bunch’ as it is known, in a variety of situations and discusses how […]

Control the training load for maximum improvements.

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Control the training load for maximum improvements. If you want to get the most benefits for the amount of hours, kilometres and effort that you put into your club training, control the training loads so that everyone in the group receives benefits from the session. Each of us are unique human beings and physical capacity […]

DCC Notes 3rd Feb 2013

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WEEKEND SPINS There were big numbers out and about again last weekend. We had a couple of groups on the road Saturday with one crew going around the Carrick clonmel circuit. The other group went to Lismore and over The Vee. When they got to Newcastle they decided that they hadn’t enough climbing done and […]

Club Notes 13-Jan-2013

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WEEKEND SPINS Saturday saw two groups head down the main Waterford road. One bunch went on to Kilmeaden while the other turned left at Carroll’s Cross for Portlaw, and on to Kilmeaden. Both groups went on to Kill and Bunmahon. From there the hardier coots went to Ballydwane, Ballyvooney and Stradbally and the others came […]

Club Notes 06-Jan-2013

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WEEKEND SPINS The appalling state of the roads around the place has taken its toll on tubes and wheels over the last few weeks but a pothole/crater caused a much more serious incident at the weekend with a couple of the lads hitting the deck pretty badly. Best wishes for speedy recoveries to Ollie and […]

Club Notes 16-Dec-2012

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WEEKEND SPINS Tallow seemed to be the centre of the DCC universe last weekend with a number of club spins passing through. Saturday saw one group going around the Tallow-Youghal Bridge circuit while another fancied a bit of climbing and went to Ballymac, Powers the Pot, Clonmel, Ardfinnan and The Vee. Sunday started brightly but a […]

DCC Notes 14th Oct 2012

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WEEKEND SPINS This week cycling crossed into the mainstream media for all the wrong reasons. Our national broadcaster lazily described the sport as being “rotten to the core” when in fact nothing could be further from the truth. Cycling is thriving at the grassroots levels as evidenced by the amount of folks taking part in […]