Tag Archives:Mountain Bike

Steady as she goes!

Posted: April 26, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

A relaxed 15 km without straying too far. It's probably fair to say that since cycling has become immensely popular over the last 8 years, the main focus for many cyclists is to don the club kit, clip in shoes, the road bike with drop handlebars and get out for a face-saving 40 km plus, pushing the pace as hard as is possible? There's nothing wrong with this, in fact it's a great release, [...]

Ballyseedy Wood

Posted: April 4, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Ballyseedy Wood is a beautiful network of Trails located just south of Tralee town. It is typically used by walkers but also makes an excellent place for a gentle off road cycle. [...]

Training for the Ring of Kerry

Posted: February 2, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 2

Having cycled the Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle for the last 12 years, I am feeling like I am starting from scratch again this year as this is the first time I will be cycling it on a mountain bike. Cycling on a mountain bike compared to a lightweight racer will mean that I will have to rethink how I am going to train for this event in order to have as enjoyable a day as what I'm used to. Cycling on a mountain bike means that I will be moving much slower than if I was on my racer because of the excess weight of the bike and the rolling [...]