Tag Archives:Kenmare

Ring of Kerry 2019

Posted: July 6, 2019 · 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 [...]

5 Reasons to cycle the Ring of Kerry clockwise.

Posted: June 17, 2019 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 4

Once again we're reaching that mid-summer time of year and the Ring of Kerry cycle is a mere 2 weeks away. The Ring of Kerry sponsored cycle is still one of the show piece cycle events of the year but the circuit itself is open for business 365 days of the year and is waiting for any individual or group to give it their best shot. Going clockwise Over the last 4 years our local club Chain Gang CC has cycled the ring together as a club in early to mid June. The difference being that we cycle it clockwise as oppose to the event and tour bus [...]

Ring of Beara Cycle

Posted: May 25, 2019 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The Ring of Beara Cycle Kenmare will be held on Saturday the 25th of May 2019. 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 [...]

A Round the World Cycle

Posted: August 20, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 2

There are times when you tentatively leave the house in a half-hearted fashion, going through the motions of trying to keep yourself in shape and just getting out on the bike. For this story we have to go back to early June and a day or so after the Bank holiday. What an awful day that was! We actually had the fire on. It was like mid winter! Wet, dark, windy and cold. I waited until about Wednesday when things had calmed down nicely and headed out towards the Knocknagoshel area to explore a couple of roads I had on my to do list. The roads didn't [...]

The Ring in Reverse

Posted: July 27, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

I suppose one of the disadvantages of living is Kerry, is that you take the things that are on your door-step for granted. One thought I use for motivation, is that people pay good money from around the World to visit here, so let's make the most of what we have and get out and see it. Certainly one of the show piece routes has to be the Ring of Kerry. From a cycling perspective, the charity cycle in early July has certainly taken the lead in cycling this route, it's probably the only way many people would contemplate doing it. From a personal [...]