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#Rough Ride

# rough-ride - Sunday 4 July, 2021

2020 runner-up Primoz Roglic drops out of Tour de France
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2020 runner-up Primoz Roglic drops out of Tour de France

Jul 4th 2021, 9:43 AM 4,289 Views 1 Comment

‘It doesn’t make sense to continue,’ Roglic said ahead of Sunday’s ninth stage.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France
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Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France

Sep 16th 2020, 8:32 AM 10,046 Views 13 Comments

The 23-year-old Colombian had remained in contention until Sunday’s stage on the Grand Colombier.

# rough-ride - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'He’d heard there was stuff in the book, and me telling him basically to f**k off'
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# Anger

'He’d heard there was stuff in the book, and me telling him basically to f**k off'

Apr 23rd 2020, 7:00 AM 13,698 Views 11 Comments

In this extract from ‘The Ascent,’ the fallout from Paul Kimmage’s ‘Rough Ride’ book is recalled.

# rough-ride - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'You come to the Rás, there are zero rules. Every guy is aggressive and that just creates mental racing'
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'You come to the Rás, there are zero rules. Every guy is aggressive and that just creates mental racing'

May 17th 2018, 12:41 AM 5,539 Views 0 Comments

This year’s Rás Tailteann will be unpredictable when it begins on Sunday, according to Irish rider Mark Dowling.

# rough-ride - Sunday 7 August, 2016

'We're disappointed with 13th, we're gutted, but it just shows how far Ireland has come'
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'We're disappointed with 13th, we're gutted, but it just shows how far Ireland has come'

Aug 7th 2016, 6:45 AM 10,255 Views 4 Comments

Irish duo Martin and Roche give it their all in blistering road race conditions.

# rough-ride - Saturday 21 May, 2016

The former Irish international rider who this week opened up about his depression
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The former Irish international rider who this week opened up about his depression

May 21st 2016, 11:32 AM 4,418 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Stewart has walked away from the sport for now.

# rough-ride - Saturday 9 April, 2016

'Drunk man' fractures top cyclist's finger during training
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'Drunk man' fractures top cyclist's finger during training

Apr 9th 2016, 10:10 AM 4,837 Views 3 Comments

Philippe Gilbert was forced to undergo surgery.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

This madman is cycling 1,250km home from Spain to see his club in a Cork county final
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# Rough Ride

This madman is cycling 1,250km home from Spain to see his club in a Cork county final

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:38 AM 6,765 Views 9 Comments

Local rivals Valley Rovers and Newcestown meet in the Premier Intermediate hurling decider – and Brian Canty will be there.

# rough-ride - Thursday 23 July, 2015

'I couldn’t even walk to the dinner table' - Why Sam Bennett quit the Tour de France
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'I couldn’t even walk to the dinner table' - Why Sam Bennett quit the Tour de France

Jul 23rd 2015, 5:00 PM 33,913 Views 24 Comments

Irish youngster reveals the physical toll that the race took on him.

# rough-ride - Thursday 16 July, 2015

The Irish team who battled heat stroke and sleep deprivation to ride across America
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The Irish team who battled heat stroke and sleep deprivation to ride across America

Jul 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 13,372 Views 12 Comments

The eight-man team made history in the world famous Race Across America.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

'I felt he was being unreasonable' -- Paul Kimmage reveals the reason he quit Brian O'Driscoll book
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'I felt he was being unreasonable' -- Paul Kimmage reveals the reason he quit Brian O'Driscoll book

Jan 29th 2014, 11:45 PM 64,195 Views 147 Comments

The pair had a falling out last weekend. But the reason may surprise you.

# rough-ride - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Paul Kimmage’s film crew have had their equipment stolen
# Theft
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# Theft

Paul Kimmage’s film crew have had their equipment stolen

Jun 29th 2013, 5:00 PM 12,106 Views 21 Comments

They have suffered the set-back while in the middle of shooting Rough Rider in France.

# rough-ride - Friday 17 May, 2013

Sick Bradley Wiggins pulls out of Italy's Giro
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# TDF

Sick Bradley Wiggins pulls out of Italy's Giro

May 17th 2013, 9:00 AM 1,002 Views 9 Comments

The Tour de France champion has a chest infection.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Paul Kimmage devastated as defence fund reportedly 'disappeared'
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Paul Kimmage devastated as defence fund reportedly 'disappeared'

May 1st 2013, 7:31 PM 24,929 Views 0 Comments

The cycling world had rallied behind the Irish journalist when he faced a UCI law suit.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

End of the road? Punishing route could work against Bradley Wiggins' defence
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End of the road? Punishing route could work against Bradley Wiggins' defence

Oct 24th 2012, 4:17 PM 1,457 Views 6 Comments

The Team Sky leader will have his work cut out to keep up with the likes of Alberto Contador in the mountains next summer.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

The Lance Armstrong report is due this week... what will be in it?
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The Lance Armstrong report is due this week... what will be in it?

Oct 10th 2012, 12:23 PM 403 Views 1 Comment

USADA is expected to include detailed evidence — including witness names and specific allegations.

# rough-ride - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Lombardy favourite Gilbert crashes out
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# Cycling

Lombardy favourite Gilbert crashes out

Sep 29th 2012, 3:16 PM 422 Views 0 Comments

Gilbert, the former Belgian champion who rides for BMC, was one of several riders who came down on the descent of the steep Muro di Sormano.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Tour of Britain: Cavendish takes control as Bennett slips away
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Tour of Britain: Cavendish takes control as Bennett slips away

Sep 12th 2012, 8:52 PM 470 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett (An Post-Sean Kelly) dropped out of the GC top 10 as Mark Cavendish won his second successive stage at the Tour of Britain.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Vuelta á Espana: Contador storms into overall lead
# Decisive Move
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# Decisive Move

Vuelta á Espana: Contador storms into overall lead

Sep 5th 2012, 5:15 PM 835 Views 0 Comments

The red jersey no longer belongs to Joaquim Rodriguez. He now resides third, almost two and a half minutes behind Contador.

# rough-ride - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

This cyclist has the biggest thighs we've ever seen
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This cyclist has the biggest thighs we've ever seen

Jul 31st 2012, 12:11 PM 7,541 Views 6 Comments

That’s fine, but how does he get into his skinny jeans?

# rough-ride - Saturday 28 July, 2012

London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop
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London 2012: Cavendish rivals plotting British gold flop

Jul 28th 2012, 8:44 AM 845 Views 0 Comments

Nicolas Roche, Dan Martin and David McCann represent Irish hopes in the road race in London today.

# rough-ride - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Armstrong staying in France, hopes to race
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Armstrong staying in France, hopes to race

Jun 14th 2012, 11:02 PM 380 Views 1 Comment

The Tour de France great is facing a fresh battle to clear his name against doping changes.

# rough-ride - Friday 1 June, 2012

Taking drugs felt 'natural', says former Tour winner Riis
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Taking drugs felt 'natural', says former Tour winner Riis

Jun 1st 2012, 3:59 PM 332 Views 0 Comments

The Dane believes Pantani lacked the necessary support to overcome his drug addiction.

# rough-ride - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Here is a dog riding a bicycle...
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Here is a dog riding a bicycle...

May 22nd 2012, 8:22 PM 525 Views 0 Comments

The dog’s name is Norman, FYI.

# rough-ride - Monday 21 May, 2012

Rás 2012: Lang wins the sprint to Gort
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Rás 2012: Lang wins the sprint to Gort

May 21st 2012, 6:42 PM 217 Views 0 Comments

Switzerland’s Pirmin Lang is in the yellow jersey after today’s second stage of the An Post Rás.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

VIDEO: take a downhill spin with us before bed
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VIDEO: take a downhill spin with us before bed

May 16th 2012, 10:30 PM 416 Views 2 Comments

Here’s Filip Polc and his helmet cam taking us on a trip down an urban race track in Colombia this week.

# rough-ride - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Giro d'Italia: Pozzovivo breaks to victory on final climb
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Giro d'Italia: Pozzovivo breaks to victory on final climb

May 13th 2012, 7:32 PM 108 Views 0 Comments

Ryder Hesjedal retains the pink jersey as Domenico Pozzovivo won stage eight of the Giro d’Italia.

# rough-ride - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

What it’s like to ride your bike 20,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina
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# Saddle Sore

What it’s like to ride your bike 20,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina

Feb 28th 2012, 7:40 PM 782 Views 2 Comments

Stunning images from a very rough ride.

# rough-ride - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich banned for 2 years
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Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich banned for 2 years

Feb 9th 2012, 12:04 PM 426 Views 2 Comments

1997 Tour winner Jan Ullrich has been found guilty of blood doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

The Morning Score: Wednesday
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The Morning Score: Wednesday

Feb 1st 2012, 8:50 AM 407 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from who Deccie’s going to name at 13. That’s a secret.

# rough-ride - Monday 19 December, 2011

Meet the Irishman in the saddle for a gruelling round-the-world charity spin
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Meet the Irishman in the saddle for a gruelling round-the-world charity spin

Dec 19th 2011, 9:30 AM 1,145 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-four year old Simon Hutchinson tells us about his plans to circumnavigate the world on his bike. Alone. No biggie.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Top female jockey found guilty in corruption probe
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Top female jockey found guilty in corruption probe

Dec 14th 2011, 3:51 PM 668 Views 1 Comment

Kirsty Milczarek insists that she will appeal the BHA’s decision to find her guilty of race-fixing.

# rough-ride - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Award-winning Irish sports writer Kimmage to leave Sunday Times
# Changes
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# Changes

Award-winning Irish sports writer Kimmage to leave Sunday Times

Nov 16th 2011, 3:48 PM 1,173 Views 0 Comments

Barcelona-based football reporter, Ian Hawkey, is also reportedly leaving the paper.

# rough-ride - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

WATCH: Irish rugby fans reach Dunedin in the saddle
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WATCH: Irish rugby fans reach Dunedin in the saddle

Oct 4th 2011, 1:31 PM 383 Views 0 Comments

We’ve followed the charity riders progress on their bikes all through the tournament. Here’s how they got on.

# rough-ride - Sunday 2 October, 2011

In the saddle: it's the final countdown
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In the saddle: it's the final countdown

Oct 2nd 2011, 1:35 PM 525 Views 0 Comments

Our charity cyclists wind down on the last leg of their epic trip to Dunedin.

# rough-ride - Saturday 1 October, 2011

In the saddle: no rest for the wicked
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In the saddle: no rest for the wicked

Oct 1st 2011, 12:49 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

The Irish fans on the road to Dunedin are feeling the burn as their charity cycle winds down.

# rough-ride - Friday 23 September, 2011

In the saddle: tough climbs and tall tales lead the way to Knight's Point
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In the saddle: tough climbs and tall tales lead the way to Knight's Point

Sep 23rd 2011, 4:44 PM 276 Views 1 Comment

Paul Cahill sends in the latest from the road as the IRFU Charitable Trust Cycle Tour soaks up the sights of South Island.

# rough-ride - Thursday 22 September, 2011

In the saddle: Peaks and troughs from Flock Hill to Franz Josef
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In the saddle: Peaks and troughs from Flock Hill to Franz Josef

Sep 22nd 2011, 11:47 PM 209 Views 0 Comments

“Arriving at Franz Josef triggered elation not witnessed since Eden Park,” writes Paul Cahill as the IRFU Charitable Trust Cycle Tour of New Zealand rolls on.

# rough-ride - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

In the saddle: a baptism of fire and ice on the road to World Cup glory
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In the saddle: a baptism of fire and ice on the road to World Cup glory

Sep 20th 2011, 4:17 PM 745 Views 0 Comments

A group of Irish rugby fans have embarked on a mammoth bike ride across New Zealand for charity. Here, they send the first of their dispatches.

# rough-ride - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action
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Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action

Jul 5th 2011, 5:32 PM 364 Views 0 Comments

Birthday boy Philippe Gilbert was fancied to triumph in today’s fourth stage to Mur de Bretagne. But how did he fare?

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