Tag Archives:Sportives

“We can be Heroes”…just for one day.

Posted: April 23, 2018 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 2

Unsung Hero Cycle....Remembering Emily Route - Ballyseeedy-Tralee-Camp-Annascaul-Inch-Castlemaine-Tralee-Ballyseedy Cost - A simple donation The Start Finally the sun shone for the day and it actually felt like Spring. A day packed full of sunshine is always an added bonus towards any cycling event and should just about guarantee a few extra bicycles on the road. The start point was first class. Not too far outside Tralee, with adequate parking facilities, a great shop and cafe and a generally nice place to relax before and [...]

Sliabh Luachra Sportive

Posted: June 29, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The cycling sportive season is well and truly under way. Compared to when I first got into to club cycling about 6 years ago, there is certainly a great variety, with a sportive or "charity" cycle on offer nearly every weekend from now until October. Back in the day it was more or less expected that a cycling club did their yearly sportive, throw in the Ring of Kerry for the charity side of things and that was it. So times have changed with lots of organisations getting in on the act. But is more really better? [...]

A Humpy Hundred

Posted: May 9, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Sportive Event on in Killorglin on Sunday 15th of May and hosted by the Killorglin Cycling Club. 3 Route Options 60KM, 100KM & 130KM Sign from 09:00 Killorglin Rowing Club – Cycle starts at 10:00 for all 3 route options Entry Fee is €20 (one day licences are available at sign on for non Cycling Ireland Members at an extra cost of €10). All riders taking part must wear a helmet. Food & water stops, showers & refreshments will be available at the Killorglin Rowing Club afterwards For more infomation contact: Patrick – [...]

Etape Rás Mumhan

Posted: March 20, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The Kerry Group Rás Mumhan is renowned as one of the top cycle races on the Irish domestic calendar. For 2011 the event organisers have developed a special sportive for the queen stage.  The Etape Rás Mumhan provides the leisure & sportive rider with a rare opportunity to ride a classic stage of a domestic  road stage race. Further Details on the Etape Rás Mumhan [...]