Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Maum

Posted: July 14, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This gruelling climb is infamous to cyclists throughout the county and is a challenge to even the most battle hardened. It is a category 1 climb that has been involved in many a Rás Tailteann and FBD Milk Rás throughout the entire history of the event. It is relatively short witth it's summit being only approx 2 and a half miles (nearly 5 K) from Castleisland. [...]

Eoin Ryan – A Legend

Posted: July 9, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Cycling the Ring of Kerry is always an achievement. For some people the satisfaction of getting around safely and returning home with a smile is enough to keep them satisfied until next years event. For others it is not enough. I have recently read about Eoin Ryan a man from Dromid in Co. Kerry who pushed himself to cycle around the Ring of Kerry no less than five times in succession this year, starting on Thursday 1st of July and Finishing on Saturday the 3rd in Killarney, with his last 'lap' involving cycling with others in the annual event. [...]