Tag Archives:bicycles

Ring of North Kerry

Posted: July 22, 2019 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The increasingly popular Ring of North Kerry. The 70 and 110km routes takes in the majority of N. Kerry, which has it's own rustic charm. A well run event with plenty of water stops, 2 food stops and a nice feed at the end in Finuge. Run by The Finuge Free Wheelers CC More [...]

Ring of Kerry 2019

Posted: July 6, 2019 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

World famous charity cycle event. Starting in Killarney cycle the famous Ring of Kerry with 1000's of people coming from Kerry, Ireland, Europe and even World wide! Link: Ring of Kerry [...]

The dreaded Creaks, Clicks,Cracks and Clunks

Posted: June 14, 2019 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 2

Finding the problem I'm sure it's a scenario most road cyclists have encountered. You've been cycling with no problem for what seems a life time and then out of the blue as the pedals turn comes a noise. Not always consistent but it's there in the background ready to spoil any self respecting spin. The thing about these cracks and clunks are that 99% of the time they won't go away on their own, yourself or the local mechanic have a job on your hands! In the last 12 months I've found myself in this unfortuanate position twice and managed [...]

Ring of Beara Cycle

Posted: May 25, 2019 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The Ring of Beara Cycle Kenmare will be held on Saturday the 25th of May 2019. Participants will have a choice of an exciting 140km or 100km cycle by the rugged Wild Atlantic Way coastal route of the Beara Peninsula. Route Description Starting in Kenmare and heading out the Beara Peninsula towards Lauragh, passing some of Ireland’s most picturesque and quaint towns including Ardgroom, Eyeries, Allihies, Castletownbere, Adrigole, Glengarriff and back to Kenmare town. Cyclists can revel in the unspoiled beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way. The [...]

The Audare 200

Posted: June 23, 2018 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Route Description: Event details are as follows, there are some changes to the route from last year. Starting in the carpark at Adare, the route proceeds Westwards through Shanagolden,  Glin (Info Control) and into Co. Kerry through Ballylongford and Astee. Turning south by Beale Strand the riders will enter Ballybunion where there will be a manned control. After Ballybunion we head South east through Listowel, Abbeyfeale and on into Co. Cork over the only major climb of the day to visit the towns of Newmarket and Kanturk (155km, Control). [...]