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#In the saddle

From The42 'Beautifully directed and filmed'- Praise for last night's documentary 'Jump Girls' In The Saddle This post contains videos

'Beautifully directed and filmed'- Praise for last night's documentary 'Jump Girls'

Aired on TG4, it tells the stories of several female jockeys.

From TheJournal.ie Stationless bike hire scheme launched in Dublin with 200 bikes hitting the streets right away Saddle Up

Stationless bike hire scheme launched in Dublin with 200 bikes hitting the streets right away

Irish firms Urbo and BleeperBike will operate the scheme.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like standing inside the yellow line when a train goes past' - Why cyclists want a bit of space Gimme Space

'It's like standing inside the yellow line when a train goes past' - Why cyclists want a bit of space

Motorists are being asked to give cyclists space this weekend.

From The42 Cycling: Germany's Martin defends his world time-trial title In The Saddle

Cycling: Germany's Martin defends his world time-trial title

The 27-year-old caught Alberto Contador around the 30km mark after starting two minutes behind the Spaniard, who recently won the Tour of Spain.

From The42 Wiggins takes yellow on day two of Paris-Nice In The Saddle

Wiggins takes yellow on day two of Paris-Nice

Wiggins is six seconds ahead of Levi Leipheimer and seven ahead of today’s stage winner, Tom Boonen.

From The42 In the saddle: it's the final countdown Rough Ride

In the saddle: it's the final countdown

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

From The42 Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action Rough Ride

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

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

From The42 Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action Tour De France

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

We had an American stage winner on Independence Day earlier. But who?

From The42 Rogge: 'No problem' with Contador racing in Tour In The Saddle

Rogge: 'No problem' with Contador racing in Tour

Three-time champion Contador will start the 2-24 July event because the World Anti-Doping Agency and International Cycling Union agreed to his lawyers request to delay the hearing at sports’ highest court.

From The42 In the saddle: Dauphiné disappointment may be a blessing in disguise for Roche Ticket To Ride

In the saddle: Dauphiné disappointment may be a blessing in disguise for Roche

Will crashing out of the Critérium du Dauphiné force Nicolas Roche to reassess his Tour de France goals? Cillian Kelly asks the questions.

From The42 Roche and Martin holding back in Critérium du Dauphiné In The Saddle This post contains videos

Roche and Martin holding back in Critérium du Dauphiné

Irish duo aren’t showing their hand ahead of the Tour de France.

From The42 Contador completes Italian job - for now In The Saddle

Contador completes Italian job - for now

The Spaniard cycled to an impressive Grand Tour victory under a cloud.

From The42 In pictures: Stage 4 of the Rás In The Saddle This post contains images

In pictures: Stage 4 of the Rás

Lithuanian Gediminas Bagdonas won a sprint finish into Castletownbere today.

From The42 In pictures: Kerry gold for Mihalov with Rás stage victory In The Saddle This post contains images

In pictures: Kerry gold for Mihalov with Rás stage victory

It was a finish in Castleisland at stage three this afternoon.

From The42 In the saddle: Cavendish pretty in pink after Giro's second day Rough Riders This post contains videos

In the saddle: Cavendish pretty in pink after Giro's second day

Mark Cavendish leads the Giro d’Italia despite being pipped by Alessandro Petacchi in a controversial sprint finish to yesterday’s stage, writes Cillian Kelly.

From The42 Kelly's hero: An Post star Andrew Fenn wins Tour de Bretagne In The Saddle This post contains videos

Kelly's hero: An Post star Andrew Fenn wins Tour de Bretagne

It was the first victory of the young British rider’s career this weekend.

From The42 Gilbert strikes late to take Amstel Gold victory In The Saddle This post contains videos

Gilbert strikes late to take Amstel Gold victory

It was a great day as well for An Post-Sean Kelly with Mark McNally finishing second in Zellik-Galmaarden.

From The42 Van Summeren springs a surprise over the Paris-Roubaix cobbles In The Saddle

Van Summeren springs a surprise over the Paris-Roubaix cobbles

Paris-Roubaix is one of the most famous races in all of cycling and the latest renewal didn’t disappoint, writes Cillian Kelly.

From The42 Nuyens nicks win in thrilling Flanders finish In The Saddle This post contains videos

Nuyens nicks win in thrilling Flanders finish

Cillian Kelly climbs into the saddle to bring us a round-up of this weekend’s cycling action.

From The42 Goss sprints to victory in Milan-San Remo In The Saddle

Goss sprints to victory in Milan-San Remo

The first monument classic of the cycling year turned into a thrilling game of tactical cat-and-mouse, writes Cillian Kelly.

From The42 Roche struggles to find form as Martin takes victory in Paris-Nice In The Saddle

Roche struggles to find form as Martin takes victory in Paris-Nice

Cillian Kelly looks at the performance of the Irish riders and teams over the weekend, including a fourth-place finish for An Post-Sean Kelly’s Niko Eeckhout.

From The42 Sean Kelly's boys deliver as Niko on top in Flanders In The Saddle This post contains videos

Sean Kelly's boys deliver as Niko on top in Flanders

Veteran An Post rider Niko Eekhout notched the team’s first stage win of the season in Belgium.

From The42 Irish riders gear up for another busy weekend In The Saddle This post contains videos

Irish riders gear up for another busy weekend

Daniel Martin heads to Spain while Nicolas Roche will hope to improve on last year’s Paris-Nice performance.

From The42 Cobblestone classics a reminder what cycling is all about In The Saddle

Cobblestone classics a reminder what cycling is all about

It’s a bumpy ride but Cillian Kelly takes us through the action on the continent this weekend.

From The42 Cobblestone classic marks the real start to the season In The Saddle

Cobblestone classic marks the real start to the season

The cycling year really clicks into gear this weekend with the renowned Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in Belgium.

From The42 Cassidy to the fore again for An Post as Cav takes win in Oman In The Saddle

Cassidy to the fore again for An Post as Cav takes win in Oman

The Sean Kelly An Post team did their profile the power of good with a very impressive team display.

From The42 Plenty of eastern promise for Irish riders in Oman In The Saddle

Plenty of eastern promise for Irish riders in Oman

Cillian Kelly pulls on the latex togs and freewheels through the week’s cycling action.

From The42 Burning question: should Contador's ban have been overturned? In The Saddle

Burning question: should Contador's ban have been overturned?

The Tour de France champion is competing today after he had a doping suspension overturned. As Mrs Merton used to say: let’s have a heated debate.

From The42 Irish riders get season underway In The Saddle

Irish riders get season underway

Ireland’s top cyclists were in action for the first time this year over the past few days, writes Cillian Kelly.

From The42 Teams gear up for Rás title tilt In The Saddle

Teams gear up for Rás title tilt

Newly-named An Post Rás looks set to be another tough test for riders.

From The42 An Post set to deliver on young riders' potential In The Saddle

An Post set to deliver on young riders' potential

Cillian Kelly clicks though the gears with Sean Kelly’s An Post team as the season edges closer.

From The42 Two little boys: Schleck brothers must realise that only one man can win the Tour In The Saddle This post contains videos

Two little boys: Schleck brothers must realise that only one man can win the Tour

Cillian Kelly says it’s time for the elder Schleck to accept that he won’t win the Tour de France. And his brother Andy won’t win it this year with out his help.