3 Results for month: 04/2015

Paris-Roubaix 2015: Meeting le pavé

NORTHERN France's wind and cobbles called for a select troupe of five St. Tiernan's soldiers. Two weakly signed up for 30km of the infamous pavé, but a trio took aim for it all; 160km of riding, 50km of pavé, untold levels of suffering. Here David Corr, le patron of le troupe, recounts a damp day of commitment, history and legend with Dermot Doherty ... More

‘Mud-caked cogs caused shifters to be manipulated with fists’

NORTH wind, rain, cobbles, hills - welcome to Ronde van Vlaanderen's cyclosportive. Here's former chair and seasoned Classicist Brian Kilbride's story. Two years ago Ronde van Vlaanderen was run off in near freezing conditions, this year was nearly as poor for the first four hours, followed by overcast skies and cold for the following four. It was not ... More

Late crash ends McGettigan GC hopes at Gorey

A CRASH in the final 3km of Irish Road Club's Gorey Three Day ruined Club Champ John McGettigan's hopes of a high GC placing. McGettigan had stormed up to within the top 25 after finishing in the bunch on Saturday's run to Craanford and knocking out an 8'19" time-trial on Sunday morning. Holding strong in the bunch again on Sunday meant he kept his ... More