Monthly Archives: January 2010

The Lacey Cup

Posted: January 29, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The Annual Lacey Cup is scheduled to be held on the 28th of February. The 75 K route travels from Tralee to Camp, Annauscaul and Inch and back into Tralee and will kick off the munster competitive season. Sign on is on in the KDYS Tralee and the race is starting from Poff Motors on the Dingle Road, Tralee and the race starts at 12:15pm sharp. For more information and details on previous winners visit the Tralee Bicycle Club Website [...]

Winter persisting

Posted: January 25, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This image was taken on Sat 23rd of January looking down on the town of Killarney. It was a morning that was filled with frost and also fear due to the bitter cold weather. 5 of us were cycling and decided to stick to the main roads for safety reasons. We stopped at this point for the usual half way banana and mis-truths about how many miles we have done in the past week, even though the training miles usually show in the legs well before the half way point, especially on the road from Faranfore into Killarney which is up and down and fast. We [...]

Cork Harbour Cycle 2010 Sun 24th Jan

Posted: January 23, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Enjoy a Beautiful Cycle and Raise Sponsorship.Your help is needed to support the aids orphans and street children of Africa. Cycle the Waterfront for 25 miles on Sunday 24th January 2010 (Originally scheduled for the 3rd and 10th of January but both postponed due to bad weather). Cycle with a friend at your leisure. Free Ferry trip, soup & sandwiches. Cycle across 7 islands !! Beautiful scenery. Great views across the loughs,  lots of birdlife. Take breaks enjoy the waterfront scenery. [...]

Currow -> Scartaglin -> Currow

Posted: January 15, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This 14 Miles/22 K route is probably the most famous cycling route to anyone who has cycled in Currow, especially seeing as it is the route for the John Drumm Cup race held in June annually. It is known as being a very tough route with combinations of short and sharp climbs as well as fast descents and rolling roads. [...]