Tag Archives:bicycles

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ring of Beara Cycle

Posted: May 27, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The Ring of Beara Cycle Kenmare will be held on Saturday the 27th of May 2017. 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 [...]

How to write a cycling book.

Posted: April 4, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 6

In the beginning I suppose I can trace things back to mid 1970's north-west England for the beginnings of this story. Once into 2nd year of secondary school at Penketh High I was placed into a top grade class for English. Our teacher was an old RAF fighter pilot known affectionately as "Danny Clamp" (Mr Daniels), a guy that didn't tolerate messing and under achievers. The "Clamp" was a procedure he used in which he used to clamp his thumb and forefinger onto an unsuspecting victim's cheek or ear if they stepped out of line. [...]