Tag Archives:north kerry

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. [...]

Mob handed out in Brosna.

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

A big contingent head for the Limerick border. Like rabbits popping their heads out into the fresh air after the big bad fox had moved on, we had an unusually big turn out this morning. Plenty of familiar faces coming out of their own bolt holes. Cycling matters got off to a slow start in 2015 for the none "etapers." Well between the dodgy weather, clashing of events and resisting the urge to get back out!? all contributed to the lack of numbers, but today was different! [...]

It’s warm up North…seaside and hurling.

Posted: October 11, 2014 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Tralee-Listowel-Ballybunion-Ballyduff-Causeway-Ardfert-Tralee The Nitty Gritty: Route: Tralee-Listowel-Ballybunion-Ballyduff-Causeway-Ardfert-Tralee Distance: 85 Km Height gain: 530 Metres Difficulty: 6/10 Details: Leaving Tralee via Oak Park on the old part of the N69, direction Listowel, you get most of the climbing for this route done as you leave Tralee. Cross the roundabout for the new ring road and head North towards Listowel and Tarbert. This is the main road but is greatly improved and quite a fast road to Listowel. On [...]