Tag Archives:bicycles

Undercover in north Kerry

Posted: October 11, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Undercover in north Kerry Often an overlooked part of the Kingdom of Kerry, but the north has plenty to offer for those in the know. Castles, a round tower, quiet roads, flat roads, hilly roads, rivers, peaceful villages are just a taste of the cycling experience in north Kerry. [...]

Ring of North Kerry

Posted: August 12, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The increasingly popular Ring of North Kerry moves into it's 6th year. The 82 km and 134 km 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 [...]

The Audare 200

Posted: July 9, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Starting in the car park at the tourist centre in Adare village it is a flat spin to Shanagolden with some gentle climbing then onto Glin with views of the Shannon estuary.  Leaving Glin where there is an information control there is a short climb before you get to see some turf cutting as you decend to Athea, a name carried on highly recommended black puddings made in the area.  Entering Abbeyfeale riders will be passing a Supervalu where they can avail of refreshments. After a short spin on the main road a left turn will bring riders to [...]

From the Bottom to the Top of Ireland

Posted: July 6, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 2

A four day spin  from Mizen Head in Cork to Malin Head in Donegal. (Ireland's Lands' End to John O'Groats).   The background. Over 600 km in distance, this is an adventure that has caught the imagination of many a cyclist over the years. As officialdom would have it, quite simply you cannot get any further south (Mizen Head) or north (Malin Head) than these two points on mainland Ireland. This is a challenge that I have often considered and spoke about with Aileen. Like many intended challenges it looked like one of those feats that [...]

Ring of Kerry 2017

Posted: July 1, 2017 · 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 [...]