Tag Archives:Sportives

“We can be Heroes”…just for one day.

Posted: April 23, 2018 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 2

Unsung Hero Cycle....Remembering Emily Route - Ballyseeedy-Tralee-Camp-Annascaul-Inch-Castlemaine-Tralee-Ballyseedy Cost - A simple donation The Start Finally the sun shone for the day and it actually felt like Spring. A day packed full of sunshine is always an added bonus towards any cycling event and should just about guarantee a few extra bicycles on the road. [...]

Sliabh Luachra Sportive

Posted: June 29, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The cycling sportive season is well and truly under way. Compared to when I first got into to club cycling about 6 years ago, there is certainly a great variety, with a sportive or "charity" cycle on offer nearly every weekend from now until October. Back in the day it was more or less expected that a cycling club did their yearly sportive, throw in the Ring of Kerry for the charity side of things and that was it. So times have changed with lots of organisations getting in on the act. But is more really better? [...]

2009: The Review

Posted: December 30, 2009 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

With 2009 coming to a pretty fast close alot of amazing things have happened regarding cycling in Kerry. While I have been looking out at bad weather for the past number of weeks (some would say months!) I have had a good opportunity to reflect on the year of cycling that is soon to be over. Personally I cycled more miles this year that I have done in a good few years. My total this year is 2755, which falls short of my goal of 3000 but between injury and bad weather this year I am pretty happy. [...]