The club once again travelled down to Carrigbyrne for the annual training weekend. We are very grateful once again to our kind host Dr Bart Curtis.
An enthusiastic group assembled for the cold weather training camp which has become an ...more
“Let’s do the Randonneur Round the Year challenge for next year” said Dave. Esmonde duly replied, “Yes, I’m up for that”, then they both looked at me, “Yeah, why not”, what else could I have said. ...more
Presenting the winners from our end of season awards night held recently in The Dropping Well.
Newcomer of the year: Mike Murphy
Tourer of the year: Esmonde Keane
Racer of the year: Adam Greally
Club person of the year: James ...more
ALL the good weather was used up in Donegal and on waking on the morning of Stage Seven, grey skies and torrential rain awaited - all the way to Ardee.
There was one categorised climb to deal with and getting over that intact would ...more
AFTER yesterday’s epic, it would surely calm down on Stage Six?
The race to Donegal town did indeed begin calmly, with a non-GC break establishing after a few minutes. For the ones looking for a day of respite this was a positive. ...more
WHEN the line-outs start after 10 of the day's 180km on the year's hottest afternoon so far, you know it’s going to be a big one.
The race up front has been completely torn apart in Donegal, and what it takes to make that happen did ...more
WHAT do we say about a day like Stage Four on the 2017 Ras?
The race started like it finished yesterday - a frantic pace with close to 50km covered in the first hour - the speedometers were touching 90kmph at one point coming into ...more