Tag Archives:bikes

Ring of the Reeks

Posted: July 29, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

This is a popular cycle presented by Killorglin CC from Beaufort. There is a choice of 3 rides of 130, 60 and 40 km into the Reeks Mountains area of Mid and South Kerry. Spectacular riding with plenty of [...]

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 [...]

A Humpy 100

Posted: May 14, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

You have 3 choices of route for this establish Mid-Kerry cycle from Killorglin. 130, 100 or 60 km in the picturesque but hilly area inside the Ring of Kerry. Checkout : Killorglin [...]

The 3 Climbs Challenge

Posted: May 6, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The 3 Climbs cycle is a fundraiser for Kerry Hospice which provide vital cancer support to cancer patients, and it also promotes Suicide Awareness, Last year and this year we will give each cyclist a #livelife wrist band which is a foundation set up in the name of the late Donal Walsh From Blennerville in Tralee. A choice of a 100, 78 or 35 km [...]

Once a Cycling Book is written

Posted: April 26, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Eighteen months of hard work has come to an end. The text is written, the photos taken, the maps drawn out. It's time to submit everything to the publisher. In our case it was a hard copy and an electronic copy. [...]