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Italian freeriding

With people accusing me of becoming a roadie I’d better write an overdue report on a few days mountain biking by Lake Como. Rewind to October, warm sunny autumn weather, colourful leaves and dusty trails. When you drop over the … Continue reading

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Alpine freeride – Engelberg

The schizophrenic nature of recent blog posts is a good reflection of my life at the moment but the Alps are making it hard to justify being too annoyed about being injured. Lack of racing has left me searching for … Continue reading

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Andalucía Bike Race – stage 4

What a day! I’ve never ever felt so horrible on a bike before. After a 5.30am wakeup and bus transfer to the start we began with a parade through the narrow streets of Preigo de Cordoba, a pretty whitewashed mountain … Continue reading

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WXC World Racing Team

The new season is rapidly approaching. This year I’ll be racing for WXC again but in a new format. Carla, Jessie and I will represent the new and more internationally focused WXC World Racing Team. The team is registered with … Continue reading

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Thanks UCD CC!

UCD has been my cycling club for the last 5 years and the club has been great to me for helping progress as both a mountain biker and a racer. Initially there was a keen group of students out mountain … Continue reading

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National Marathon Championships – Ballyhoura

After racing in Plymouth we had a 3 hour drive to Bristol on Saturday night after the race, the plane was delayed 2 hours, I missed the bus from Dublin airport and finally got home at 1am absolutely exhausted. Got … Continue reading

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British MBS – Plymouth

I HATE bad races and writing about them is almost as bad so this will be a short one. Headed over to Plymouth on Thursday with Mel for the final round of the British national series. There was an impressive … Continue reading

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Rás na mBan

After hearing great things about it for the last couple of years, I finally gave in to road racing and went down to Kerry this weekend for the Ras Na Mban, a 3 day international women’s stage race. There were … Continue reading

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Epic Blast

Unfortunately I couldn’t make Ireland’s big freeride race, the Epic Blast this year due to other commitments (more to follow…!) but Eóin came over from England to make sure there was some Elliott family presence. It looked insanely muddy but … Continue reading

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