11 Results for month: 07/2014

TT star May favourite for Racer of the Year

July 28, 2014 - Fergal May's emergence as Leinster's leading A3 time-triallist has put him on course for St. Tiernan's Racer of the Year title. An untimely puncture on stage one of Kanturk in May caused the 7ft 3ins rider to put in an effort he felt finished his TT hopes for the following day. However, he blitzed the 8km course in 11'26.50" - nearly ... More

‘The nine suffered nightmarish ICL Hill TT flashbacks’ – Saturday’s spin earned memorable status

July 26, 2014 - The suffering began almost immediately, writes Ruairi Ferrie. Nine club members turned out at the Maldron Hotel on Saturday morning for what was to be a much hillier spin than expected, thanks to our guide Kevin McNamee, who, apparently, had decided to punish us all. The pain began with the ascent of the Bohernabreena Road up ... More

Let’s meet. . .

. . .Club Champion John McGettigan In an occasional series we'll be delving into the lives and times of some of our most prized members by getting them to answer key questions. If you have ideas for additional, important questions please email info@sttiernanscc.com 1. What do you do to pay for your bikes? I work as an engineer 2. Do you remember the ... More

Fashion: Spiderman vs Retro

July 22, 2014 - It was only a matter of time before it happened. It was only a matter of time before someone attempted to mix the different generations of jersey in the one ensemble. On Saturday last it was Alpine tourer Peter Rush who made the bold move to base-layer Spiderman under the retro Le Maillot Violet, as the present jersey has been dubbed. ... More

Cody wins Ice Cream Hill Climb TT

July 18, 2014 - What happens when you put an ice cream van on top of a hill on a Friday night and unleash some hungry cyclists at the bottom? A whole world of big-ring action on the Ballybetagh Road to Glencullen. Racing co-ordinator Richie Gallagher conducted this experiment, with his able assistant the Inter-Club League manager Brian Hayden, and found ... More

Sun, solos and cakes at Corkagh Park

July 15, 2014 - Two top-class riders soloed to victory at a sun-drenched Corkagh Park on Tuesday evening as St. Tiernan's hosted its first ladies race. A handicap in the B race saw five riders, many of them newcomers, off first with six chasers unable to catch them before the hill prime on lap three. Leading mountain bike rider Sylvia Gallagher, riding ... More

It’s official – Laragh Classic will be open to A1/A2 riders

July 17, 2014 - Thanks to sponsors Friends First upping their backing of our open race, the Laragh Classic, it will now be open to A1 and A2 riders. The program of races, run on Sunday, September 14, on a hilly, twisting 24km circuit around Wicklow, will consist of an A4 event, an A3 event and the showpiece Laragh Classic, seeing some of the country's ... More

McGettigan lifts Club Champion crown

July 13, 2014 - The most coveted title of the racing season was up for grabs at Black Bull on Saturday, July 12 as a sea of St. Tiernan's purple flooded the Club Championships. Martin Vereker had been hotly-tipped to lower reigning champion Alan Cody's colours and Leinster TT Gold Fergal May tried to sneak in under the radar, but it was the dark horse ... More