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Aqua Blue Sport Blog

VIDEO: A day in the life... Sporting Director Tim Barry

VIDEO: A day in the life... Sporting Director Tim Barry

As Sporting Director, Cork man Tim Barry is one of the key men behind Aqua Blue Sport. Join Tim in the team car for an insight into what goes on before, during and after the race.
Explainer: Bottom bracket standards

Explainer: Bottom bracket standards

Your bottom bracket is one of the most important components on your bike but the wide range of different standards can be confusing. We look at the key differences between each one...
PRO INSIGHTS: Larry Warbasse's TDS power data, analysed

PRO INSIGHTS: Larry Warbasse's TDS power data, analysed

It takes an incredible feat of effort to win a stage in a WorldTour cycling race. Performance Director Stephen Barrett analyses the power files from Larry Warbasse's epic Tour de Suisse Stage 4 victory.
Buyers' guide to bike helmets

Buyers' guide to bike helmets

No matter where you ride or what type of riding you enjoy, a bike helmet is an essential part of every cyclists’ kit. Check out our guide to buying the best lid for your bonce.
VIDEO: Epic Swiss stage win for Warbasse

VIDEO: Epic Swiss stage win for Warbasse

A momentous day for Aqua Blue Sport with Larry Warbasse claiming his first pro win - and the team's first-ever victory - at the Tour de Suisse. Watch exclusive footage that shows exactly what it meant...
Training zones explained

Training zones explained

If you want to progress your training by following a structured plan, you’ll very soon hear reference to training zones – either power, heart rate (HR) or both. But what are they? We explain...
EXPLAINER: What is ketosis?

EXPLAINER: What is ketosis?

Ketosis or the ketogenic diet (‘keto’ for short) have hit the headlines in recent years as being latest ‘magic bullet’ for weight loss and improved physical performance, but what do they mean? We investigate.
VIDEO: Who's your racing hero?

VIDEO: Who's your racing hero?

We asked the riders of Aqua Blue Sport to tell us their racing heroes - the icons that inspired them on their cycling journey. Some of their answers may surprise you...
Buyers' guide to lubes and cleaning products

Buyers' guide to lubes and cleaning products

Keeping your bike clean and lubed will improve your ride, prolong the life of your components and help prevent breakdown. Here’s everything you need to do it right.
Skills development: positioning and contact points

Skills development: positioning and contact points

Developing your biking skills starts with getting your positioning and contact points right. Aqua Blue Sport Performance Director Leigh ‘Rok’ Bryan reveals more.
VIDEO: A day in the life... Head of Performance Nicki Sørensen

VIDEO: A day in the life... Head of Performance Nicki Sørensen

Head of Performance Nicki Sørensen is charged with getting the best out of the riders on the team, through good times and bad. We went behind the scenes for an insight into his role.
PRO INSIGHTS: How to be a better sprinter

PRO INSIGHTS: How to be a better sprinter

Sprinting is an essential cycling skill that any rider can learn and improve on. Aqua Blue Sport's fast man Adam Blythe reveals how to work on your final kick to beat your competitors over the line.