Tag Archives:Waterville

Iveragh 200

Posted: July 15, 2017 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This established 200 km cycle takes in some of the most spectacular climbs  and roads in South Kerry. Run by Killorglin CC the event starts in Waterville and generally caters for a shorter 130 km route. If the main one seems a little [...]

Ring of Kerry 2017

Posted: July 1, 2017 · 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 [...]

Cycling Kerry book release

Posted: March 20, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

With some of Ireland’s most beautiful and untamed scenery, 400km of rugged coastline and enticingly peaceful roads, what better way to explore County Kerry than by bike? These scenic cycles will guide you along popular routes and bring you to hidden gems. In a county famous for its climbs, some of the country’s most spectacular ascents, summit views and descents feature, including the Conor Pass and Ballaghbeama. Each route description is illustrated with colour maps, photos, a gradient graph and key facts and statistics. Information is [...]

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 [...]

A guide to THE RING OF KERRY

Posted: May 18, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The Ring of Kerry is the most spoken about cycle route in the country of Ireland and beyond. It has gained popularity due to the annual Ring of Kerry event hosted on the first Saturday of July each year. The event attracts thousands of cyclists with varying abilities who come to enjoy the scenery and the challenge. However it is important to remember that the roads around the Ring of Kerry are open 365 days per year and with many people actually enjoying cycling the route over multiple days. The route and it's side roads can be a more serene [...]