11 Results for month: 08/2014

Rush raids the Alps

August 11, 2014 - Peter Rush has featured here before; as a rebel of fashion. But he is also an unwavering rider keen to push himself, quietly, wherever possible. Here is his account of one such occasion, earlier this summer when he took on the Raid Alpine sportive with Marmot Tours. Thonon-les-Bains to Antibes. Six days, 31 Alpine cols, 740km, 16,800 ... More

Kerrane sets new longest ride on Red Line, Red Lane audax

August 4, 2014 - A rider amongst us is the purest cyclist of them all. Helen Kerrane rides and rides and rides. She does not drive a car, her white Rose rarely leaves her side and her daughter Roisin is already clocking dangerous times on Strava segments.  In just over seven months she has ridden upwards of 8,000km, tackling six 200km rides, Liege-Bas... More

‘Three leaders sprinted for a checkered flag in transit from the car to the line,’ – 1994 club stage race

August 3, 2014 - Stakes were high, back in 1994. The Club Hill Climb TT winner Andre Engemann, the Rockbrook Climb champ Dylan Rafter and the Sandyford Criterium star Stefan Engemann were to clash with Club Road Race champion Gareth Carlin in a two-day stage race. It was the sixth annual club stage race and 15 riders were signed on to tackle the likes of ... More