Tag Archives:Killorglin

#30daysofbiking the story

Posted: May 2, 2016 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

#30daysofbiking is self-explanatory. 30 days of continuous cycling in the month of April. Basically it's a pledge that started in the USA six years ago. [...]

The Two Lakes Challenge

Posted: March 12, 2016 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Whether you are a professional club cyclist or havent been on the saddle for years, this is a must. With three routes and lengths to choose from, breathtaking views and fantastic company the 'Two Lakes Challenge' is a great day out for everyone. Now in its third year with numbers doubling annually it has become one of the big events of the year. Come along and we guarantee that you will come back. Check out more details here....Two Lake [...]

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 [...]

Flirting with Carrauntuoohil

Posted: June 2, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

A back road adventure. For the club I'm riding with, The Chain Gang CC, it's exciting times for almost half the members. In just a couple of weeks, sunny climbs and alpine mountains await, as they head to France to conquer those gruelling Tour de France show case peaks. For the rest of the club it's a case of battling through this "cold, wet and windy" snap and enjoying things as best we can. [...]

A guide to THE RING OF KERRY

Posted: May 18, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 1

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 [...]