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Simon Clarke Wins GreenEDGE's First GT Jersey

Chapeau Simon Clarke. With some cagey riding he has grabbed GreenEDGE’s very first Grand Tour jersey, the KOM at The Vuelta. Wat a terrific result.

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A Brief Chat with Jonathan O'Keeffe

A few weeks back I was sent a link to a great website that has a few tools on it to interrogate your Strava rides. The first one I looked at was the Strava Multiple Ride Mapper. It spits out … Continue reading

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N.P.C.C.I. What is it?

After my rather hilly climb last week, I was chatting to a mate who asked how that compares to what the pros did on say the TdF. I said I imagined the pros would do what I did yesterday for … Continue reading

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Spin or Grind?

After the last post, and after my ride on Monday, I was wondering how people attack the hills. Do you grind away in a big gear like Jan Ullrich? Or are your legs a blur like many of todays pros? … Continue reading

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So you think you can climb?

Polka dots, polka dots, polka dots everywhere. That is how I would be feeling if I could ever manage this beast of a climb! 55kms at 5.3%! Sweet Contador on a unicorn, that is a hell of a climb. It … Continue reading

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