Monthly Archives: December 2011

Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle

Posted: December 13, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Calling all cyclists, dust down the bikes as the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle takes place January 7th at 11:00am from St. Pats GAA Club, Blennerville. The cycle will travel to Castleisland town centre and home followed by deserved refreshments in the Windmill Bar Blennerville. Enquiries to Maurice @ (087)2998206 and George @ (087)6814799. See you [...]

Killorglin Cycling Club Christmas Hamper Rides 2011

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

On a day that looked as if was going to be absolutely miserable, 68 hardy souls braved it to ride the Killorglin CC Christmas Hamper Rides.  Yet in spite of leaden skies and the dire prophesy of Met Eireann the morning brightened as soon as the event got underway. Given the advanced state of cabin fever most of our riders are suffering from this winter it was only the Trojan effort of lead car driver John Mangan that managed to keep the average speed to the bottom of the climb to an average of 20mph.  When he released the control at the bottom [...]

Castlegregory Bikeathon Festival

Posted: December 4, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The 'Castlegregory Bikeathon Festival' 24 hour event is the first of its kind in Ireland and will be held in indoors Castlegregory, Co. Kerry next 17th/18th February. The top prize for the event is a whopping €10'000, with a second prize of €5'000 and third taking €1000. There will also be other cash prizes for various categories. The concept is simple. Teams of between 6 and 10 members  will compete against each other indoors on stationary bikes (Wattbikes) over a 24 hour period with the team clocking up the most mileage taking home the [...]