33 Results for year: 2013

Laragh Classic A4 race report supported by Fitz Cycles

46 riders took to the line for two and a half laps of a tough 62km circuit in what could best be described as blustery conditions. With the climb starting 2km after the start in Laragh splits were expected early on. Paul O'Reilly of Fixx Rouleurs was first to go clear on the climb followed by Thomas Duffy of Lucan. However by the top of the climb O’Reilly ... More

Laragh Classic A3 race report supported by Friends First

The STCC Laragh Classic was a sell out two days before the actual event but there was never going to be a full complement of riders entering the race due to the deteriorating weather that many riders woke up to on Sunday morning. It had everything a true Classic required, a course that demanded respect and aggressive riding, weather that was changing by the ... More

Friends First Laragh Classic Results & Photos

We would like to thank all the riders who took on the inaugural Laragh Classic, the first open race hosted by St. Tiernan's Cycling Club in over 20 years. without the help of all the STCC members who worked for hours in awful weather to ensure it was a safe race. Results and photos are below, we will add more photos as we get them. Please share or ... More

Cycling Ireland EGM 15th June

Cycling Ireland Extraordinary General Meeting at the Red Cow Inn - 15 June, 2013 St. Tiernan’s Cycling Club were represented at the recent EGM by Brian Kilbride, Barry Doyle and Andy Lakes. We were there to vote against the motion supporting the nomination of Mr. Pat McQuaid as Cycling Ireland nominee for re-election as president of the U.C.I. in line ... More

Pat Feehan Benefit Night

Calling all St. Tiernan's Cycling Club members past and present and all friends of the Cycling Club. Your support is needed. Fundraising event: Saturday 25th May at Coach House Pub, Ballinteer 8pm. A benefit night has been organised to raise funds to purchase a specialized tandem tricycle for Pat Feehan. In 2009 Pat suffered a stroke causing major ... More

Liege Bastogne Liege 2013 Report Part 4

By Brian Kilbride ... continued from part 3 The Sunday exceeded all our expectations. We had a good nights kip but no one was able to make it up to head out to the main square for the pre-race interviews and introductions at 9am. There was a train at 11am to close to La Redoute and and a visit to the Philip Gilbert fan club . We had a quick coffee just ... More

Liege Bastogne Liege 2013 Report Part 3

By Brian Kilbride ... continued from part 2 Temptation number two and the road to Trois Ponts and it's train station. I stopped to gather my thoughts - there was still plenty of light- should I stop for a while to eat and rest. I pressed on. A sharp turn just at the bottom of the descent from the Cote de Wanne. - and straight up the Cote de Stockeu. The ... More

Liege Bastogne Liege 2013 Report Part 2

By Brian Kilbride ... continued from part 1 It was getting too cold to hang around so we departed in dribs and drabs and slowly assembled on the road. The turn off for the 160 km route was passed soon after and a worrying number were turning away . It seemed that we had missed the main crowds doing the big loop . Again relentless ascents and descents of ... More