Tag Archives:Fenit

Fenit RNLI Cycle – 20th Anniversary – Cancelled

Posted: May 2, 2020 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Please note that due to COVID-19, this years cycle has been cancelled. This year is the 20th anniversary of the cycle which will take place on Saturday 2nd May. The cycle begins and ends at O’Donnell’s Pub and restaurant in Mounthawk Tralee, where parking is available. The cost of cycle is minimum €40.00 and sponsorship cards are available if required. There are two distances (50k and 80k) on offer and both cycles start together at 9.30am. The 50k cycle is from Tralee to Farranfore then Castleisland and back to Tralee. The 80k cycle [...]

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. [...]

Tralee, Fenit, Banna, Ardfert cycling loop.

Posted: May 25, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Seaside, hidden country lanes and history! Starting from The "Capital of Kerry" Tralee, let yourself drift into bygone times on this exciting and varied route. Enjoy the Atlantic coast line, the quiet country lanes, the rich medieval history around Ardfert, outstanding countryside and clear sea air. [...]

Blowing away the Xmas calories

Posted: December 27, 2014 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

All about getting out and back into it! It's that time of the year when, dare I say, the average person has been dubbed into thinking that Christmas isn't Christmas unless they've eaten enough calories  to keep the whole of Lusaka burping into the New Year. Then come January our corporate big brother slaps us on the wrist and tells us the way to go is via weight watchers, 2 kg dumb bells, big rubber balls, skipping ropes and a list of gym membership offers, that would keep a young Arnold Schwartenegger drooling until June. [...]

30 Days and 30 Cycles: Day 26

Posted: July 5, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Day 26 and a wet start to a cycle turned out to be quite an dry and tough spin even though it was relatively short at close to 18 Miles. Went from Ardfert to Barrow, Fenit and back to Tralee via The Spa. It was quite windy but still managed to pull in a relatively good time of 56 minutes. [...]