Tag Archives:Racing

Mick Cahill Memorial postponed

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

The Mick Cahill Memorial Cycle Race due to be held on 13th March 2011 has had to be postponed.  Will keep you up to date if I hear any news on when it will be scheduled [...]

2011 Lacey Cup Review

Posted: February 28, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 2

Well yesterday was the first attempt at the Lacey Cup since 2007 and I'm glad to report that this attempt was much better than the last one. The first race of the season is always tough because of people not being 100% sure of what form they are in but this race with two very difficult climbs never disappoints in bringing on the hurt. [...]

An open letter to cycling Ireland

Posted: August 31, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 2

Dear Sir/ Madam I am very displeased to learn of your proposals to change the grading system for next year, expecially with regard to replacing the A4 category with a new "Sport" category. The two proposals that I take issue with are that "there can be no cash prizes" and that there can only be "three placings". I understand that you are trying to make racing more accessible to everyone but what you are doing is sucking the incentive to race regularly for people who simply don't have the time to train with the intensity of others out of cycling [...]

The Lacey Cup: Results

Posted: March 3, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Sean Lacey of the Edge Racing Team retained the Lacey Cup on Sunday and stamped his authority in the inaugural race of what promises to be an exciting season of road racing. The trophy was won in style with a three man sprint with an impressive winning time of 1 hour and forty six minutes for the 80K course. There was a big turnout of 140 cyclists for the event in what were perfect conditions, which was welcomed by all cyclists. The event was run on a handicap basis with 4 groups on the road comprising of various categories with the 1st group [...]