28 Results for author: Daragh

Tour of Omagh

David Ryan and David Szentesi send us these report on how our A4 Team (David Ryan, David Szentesi, Rob Bowen and Adam Woods) fared at the Tour of Omagh First up is David Ryan's Report - followed by David Szentesi's below Buildup: With a strong pedigree in this race and it being one of only 2 stage races availa... More

St. Tiernan’s at the Ronde van Vlaanderen – 2019

Grainne Reidy reports from Flanders As I sit down to write this, I begin to wonder how it came about that I signed up for Tour de Flanders and I recall that back in early November, Brian sent out a message seeking interest in Tour de Flanders sportive describing it as a “playful jaunt”.  After seeing a ... More

Ras Mhaigh Eo 2019

With the Race Season well underway our Racing Secretary Micheal Stack sends us this report from our first stage race of the season. This is the first stage race of the season, and this year allowed A1 riders in which dismissed any notions of it being a ‘handy’ weekend in the west. Last year we did really well with ... More

Friends First St. Tiernans return to the Rás Tailteann for 2018

For the second year running, St. Tiernans Cycing Club will be represented in Irelands only Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) categorised race, the 66th edition of the Rás Tailteann. Recounted by many current pro tour riders as an unpredictable and unique race, the 2018 edition moves away from its Dublin Castle start of ... More

Rás Mumhan 2018

I’d be lying if I didn’t say that Munster has a special place in my heart and even more so the Cork and Kerry Mountains so when a spare man with limited skills was required for support down at the 2018 Rás Mumhan, I decided I was the man for it. The riders were spread across two teams, a huge leap for the club ... More

Easter Fleche Ride Report

Report from Michael Kelly on The Easter Fleche. Audax, is in brief, a type of endurance focused cycling event which is roughly, orienteering on a bike.  Unlike sportive events it is entirely self supported and there are no vehicles following to give support and rescue. For those of you with a background in Mountai... More

Wexford Training Weekend 2018

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 annual marker of the arrival of spring. Two punishing days of riding and one punishing ... More

Randonneur Round the Year 2017 – Our Stories

Asjid’s Experience. “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.  It’s early December 2016 and we are in a restaurant and after a few glasses…or ... More