Monthly Archives: February 2011

2011 Lacey Cup Review

Posted: February 28, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 2

Well yesterday was the first attempt at the Lacey Cup since 2007 and I'm glad to report that this attempt was much better than the last one. The first race of the season is always tough because of people not being 100% sure of what form they are in but this race with two very difficult climbs never disappoints in bringing on the hurt. [...]

Cycling Ireland Licence Numbers

Posted: February 11, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Cycling Ireland have released licence numbers for members that have been approved on the 10th of February or Before. Check out the following link if you want to find yours - Cycling Ireland Licence [...]

Don’t like loosing

Posted: February 10, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

You'd think I would be used to it by now but legs were like lead on the road tonight. I would know how this guys feels if I were lucky enough to be second and that close to the finish line with the winner but got dropped about 5k from the end of the spin tonight. Ah well sure there's always the next time I [...]

An 2011 Post Rás Route Launched

Posted: February 9, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The 2011 An Post Rás route has just been launched. You can access the full details here. The most interesting news is that stages 3 & 4 (May 25th and 25th) will be in county Kerry. Stage 3 will involve a very difficult 175.3 kilometre cycle from Kilrush to Castleisland ending with the Category 1 climb of Gleansharoon, just past Crag Cave with the summit being just 8 kilometres from the finish, which is bound to split the bunch up and make the finish very interesting. The stage end in Castleisland will be hosted by Currow Cycling Club [...]