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Kids Bike Sizing Guide

In an era where Kids are glued to the TV or a computer game there is no gift quite like a bike to reinvigorate their sense of adventure and love for outdoors! Some of my fondest childhood memories are cycling with my friends to the park or the local shops and feeling like I was a modern day Christopher Columbus! Below is a brief summary of the different sizes of kids bikes and the ages they’re generally recommend for:                      ... Read More

Triathlon Wetsuit Buying Guide

Triathlon Wetsuit Guide – Part 1 – Entry Level Suits Benefits Wetsuits are an important item in any a triathlete’s arsenal. They’re great for beginners who need a bit of confidence in the open water and also season pro’s who are looking to snip seconds off their time. The main benefits of a Wetsuit are as follows: Buoyancy: It will ensure you are kept afloat! You’ll be able to focus on your technique without the fears of sinking when you tire. Warmth: Wetsuits are designed to allow a small amount of... Read More

Sponsored Races – Carrigaline 5 Mile

The 30th Annual Tommy Ryan Memorial Carrigaline 5 Mile Road Race will take place on Sunday the 18th of February at 11am. This has become one of the longest running and most popular road races in Cork. Last year’s race was an entertaining encounter from the start as Mark Hoey took the win in a very impressive time of 26:17 just holding off the challenge of his Leevale team mate Barry Donovan in 2nd and with Eagle ACs Alan O’Brien finishing strongly to finish 3rd. The ladies race turned into... Read More

Sponsored Races – Kinsale Tri Club Battle of Ballinspittle 2018

On April 2nd the annual Battle of Ballinspittle will take place. Once again Kinsale Triathlon Club (KTC) will be hosting the Battle of Ballinspittle Duathlon.  For the second year in a row the event has been recognised as a leading event by TI (Triathlon Ireland) and has been added to the National series Duathlon calendar. As always one of the selling points of this event is that it is a great event for people who are new to the triathlon/duathlon scene and are looking to see what it’s all about.... Read More

Sponsored Races – The Lost Sheep 2018

The 16th edition of The Lost Sheep will take place on the 1st of September 2018. As usual this race will double up as the Irish National Middle Distance Championships. Since its inception in 2003 it has gained a reputation both nationally and internationally as the toughest half iron distance race on the Irish triathlon circuit. Traditionally staged in late August / early September, each year the event starts with a 1900m swim in the scenic Kenmare Bay. This is followed by an 83km cycle and a 21km run! 220... Read More

Welcome to our new site

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new eCommerce site, and also our new blog, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news and special offers. Our new site has been developed with our customers in mind, and as a result of this you’ll find an easy to use website with effective search facilities and an efficient checkout process. We really hope you enjoy having a look around the new site – we will be constantly adding new products... Read More