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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. [...]

Tales from the Canal Bank

Posted: November 29, 2016 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The Tralee Ship Canal-Walk-Cycle-Jog As winter sets in the urge to get out and about on either the bike or into the mountains becomes a bit more of a chore. The cold weather be it fog, ice, snow, wind and rain are all conditions that can persuade even the hardiest of cyclist or walker to stay by the fire side for the duration of the winter months and re-appear in the spring. Although there is absolutely nothing wrong in that, it does seem a shame to lose the fitness levels that we may have gained from an adventure packed summer of cycling, [...]

Jimmy Duffy Cycle

Posted: January 18, 2016 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Certainly over the last couple of months the cyclist has gotten a bit of a raw deal from mother nature. What with the likes of Barney, Desmond, Frank and a whole host of their relatives queueing up in the Atlantic to give us a pounding, we've had to wait patiently by the fire side for a break in this relentless wet and windy weather. [...]

The Thing of Kerry

Posted: August 9, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

A 200 km DIY audax off Kerry's beaten track. It's funny how things go. Last week I checked my facebook  page and saw some guy doing a 300 km ride in England, mainly in the dark. He was commenting how peaceful and tranquil it was. Fast forward to last Sunday which was miserable and gave me too much thinking time. I had a 200 km ride planned with an extremely early start thrown in, for the night ride experience. [...]

Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle

Posted: December 13, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Calling all cyclists, dust down the bikes as the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle takes place January 7th at 11:00am from St. Pats GAA Club, Blennerville. The cycle will travel to Castleisland town centre and home followed by deserved refreshments in the Windmill Bar Blennerville. Enquiries to Maurice @ (087)2998206 and George @ (087)6814799. See you [...]