31 Results for year: 2015

Inside track on 2016’s races to note

THE best advice comes from someone who has experienced what you want to know about, so take note as new racing manager John Malone reveals his recommended races for 2016 AS promised, I’ve picked out a few races at different times of the year that I have enjoyed, or other club racers have enjoyed, to get you thinking ... More

Setting racing goals for 2016

New racing manager John Malone believes targets are the greatest motivator, and that it is never too soon to get motivated. Here he introduces the beginning of a series that will put you on that track: the fast track to success. THE 2015 season may barely be behind us, but now is the time to start thinking about your ... More

Corr new Chair after Committee shake up

CONGRATULATIONS to David Corr who was elected our new Club Chair at our AGM last Tuesday night in St. Tiernan's Community School. He takes over from Barry Doyle, who is also stepping down from his place at the head of the Friends First Laragh Classic Committee, and will double as Touring Secretary - a position he has ... More

Laragh Classic up for Cycling Ireland Award

OUR Friends First Laragh Classic has been nominated for a prestigious Cycling Ireland Award. Having risen from an A3/A4 event in 2013 to a fully-fledged end-of-season championship in 2015, the Friends First Laragh Classic is rightly among the eight-strong shortlist for the Cycling Ireland Awards' Best Competitive ... More

Mark Dowling dominates in epic Laragh Classic

DID Dunboyne’s Mark Dowling finished the season with a commanding victory in Sunday’s Friends First Laragh Classic, earning himself a Leinster Championships Gold Medal in a sodden County Wicklow. Dowling, who is now aiming for a valuable race in Taiwan, was clear of the main pack in a five-man breakaway when ... More

Ice Cream win primes Quinn for Laragh Classic

JAMES QUINN primed himself to represent St. Tiernan's in Sunday's Friends First Laragh Classic with victory in the ParcelZone Ice Cream Hill Climb on Friday night. The course took the riders up from Kilternan to Glencullen, a short pedal away from reward at the Ice Cream Van - and hot whiskeys in Johnnie Foxes. Alan ... More

St. Tiernan’s wins Race Around Ireland

St. Tiernan's Cycling Club has won the 8-person category of the 2,150km Race Around Ireland in a record time of 73hrs and 59mins, achieving an average speed 29.68km/h. This is the second fastest speed recorded by an 8-man team in the race and the fastest speed recorded by a mixed team. The team finished around 7hrs ... More

How to follow St. Tiernan’s on Race Around Ireland

St. Tiernan's CC and York Tri have joined forces to form an 8-person team for this year's Race Around Ireland. The 2,150km event takes the riders around the edge of the island of Ireland, including Malin Head and Mizen Head, accumulating 22,655m of climbing - and descending. It's a non-stop relay with St. Tiernan's ... More