Monthly Archives: May 2015

Dingle and Sleahead

Posted: May 29, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The magic of Sleahead If you are ever fortunate enough to get to Dingle, then PLEASE don't leave without witnessing SLEA HEAD. Most people do it with the aid of a bus or car, some walk, but in my opinion to get the real feel for this rare gem on Europe's most Western outpost, take the bike. Then you not only feel this magic land but you live it! [...]

Tralee, Fenit, Banna, Ardfert cycling loop.

Posted: May 25, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Seaside, hidden country lanes and history! Starting from The "Capital of Kerry" Tralee, let yourself drift into bygone times on this exciting and varied route. Enjoy the Atlantic coast line, the quiet country lanes, the rich medieval history around Ardfert, outstanding countryside and clear sea air. [...]

The Secret side to Kerry

Posted: May 19, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Certainly from Tralee, many of our club spins can have a predicable or at least a well trodden path attached to them, so a trip out East and beyond Castleisland and Scartaglin has a similar feeling to that possibly experienced by Voyager, hurtling beyond Mars and into the relative unknown of the Solar System. Thankfully we do have a bit more experience of this area than Voyager would of Pluto, but certainly the direction of the weekend's route was new to me. [...]

A guide to THE RING OF KERRY

Posted: May 18, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 1

The Ring of Kerry is the most spoken about cycle route in the country of Ireland and beyond. It has gained popularity due to the annual Ring of Kerry event hosted on the first Saturday of July each year. The event attracts thousands of cyclists with varying abilities who come to enjoy the scenery and the challenge. However it is important to remember that the roads around the Ring of Kerry are open 365 days per year and with many people actually enjoying cycling the route over multiple days. The route and it's side roads can be a more serene [...]