Tag Archives:Ballyheigue

Cycling 2020-You couldn’t make it up!

Posted: May 12, 2020 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

What a year 2020 has been so far for the cycling fraternity of south-west Ireland. Kerry Woolen Mills New Year Early January saw us experience one or two crisp mornings, but with that came freezing temperature and black ice, making the sport somewhat hazardous. Who can forget February? A none stop continuation of strong winds and heavy rain, that seemed to save itself for the weekends. In our case it had us running for the indoor sports hall for some group sessions on the indoor trainers. A nice stop gap, but a long way from the real [...]

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. [...]

30 Days and 30 cycles: Day 27

Posted: July 10, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Day 27 and the wet weather couldn't dampen my need to go for a spin today. Ended up with 21 miles of mostly quiet north Kerry roads and most of it in the rain. I took the mountain bike as it bothers me less if that gets wet as opposed to being on a racing bike and I feel safer on it on wet roads. Today's route was Ardfert Ballyheigue, Kilmoyley and back Home via Ardfert. [...]