5 Results for month: 05/2013

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

Liege Bastogne Liege 2013 Report Part 1

By Brian Kilbride Four club members, me, Bren, Dermot and Kevin headed to La Doyenne this year to test ourselves on one of the route of the oldest classic of them all. Seamus from Limerick sniffed out the possibility of an armchair ride through the Ardennes on Tiernan's rear wheels and signed up as well. We flew out to Brussels and then train to Liege. ... More