Tag Archives:hills

Arise Knocknagoshel….

Posted: August 13, 2019 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

and take your place among the nations of the earth. The famous slogan which was headlined on a banner carried by proud supporters of Charles Stewart Parnell from Knocknagoshel who marched to Newcastlewest in 1891. Full story. Re-grouping near Clogher What a great slogan and words that have been immortalised for well over a century. Certainly, the first word ARISE in the slogan is something that rings very true when cycling to this out-post of east Kerry. There's no escaping the fact that you are going to need your climbing legs to get [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

#fitforfeb 4th and final week

Posted: March 2, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Becoming part of a routine! Were as week 1 had an element of excitement at starting something new and fresh, the middle weeks had me down with a cold and at times finding the whole thing hard and laborious. The final week just flew by. I have to say I was well and truly in routine mode. This little exercise had become part of my life. It was just a case of getting out there and doing it...no questions asked! [...]