Braidwater and SIG team up to support Man of Sperrin

Will Benbradagh leave you breathless or bust? With one week to go Man of Sperrin organisers say the 2018 100km sportive being held on the 20th May is going to be even bigger and better than the inaugural event last year. Speaking ahead of the cycling sportive which will start at Owenbeg outside Dungiven, Ciaran [...]

Spokesman: How to win a bike race when you’re 44

By Paddy Heaney I was baptised Patrick Heaney in St Patrick’s Church on St Patrick’s Day, 1974. That possibly explains the unassailable self-confidence I felt ahead of the St Patrick’s Day Road Race in Donegal. Early that morning as I paced around the bedroom gathering gear, I made a bold declaration to my half-sleeping wife. [...]

Man of Sperrin Stories: LoveVelo Rides (Gillian Baker)

Cyclist, writer and lover of all things Velo, Gillian Baker completed the inaugural Man of Sperrin in June 2017. Here she talks about her cycling origins, the secret of the Sperrins, and why keeping a clean bike is a must. MOS: Name? GB: LoveVelo Rides (Gillian Baker) MOS: Where are you from? GB: Dundrum, Dublin MOS: [...]