25 Results for author: Daragh

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 the last few years and hits the ... 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 who only partook in the event for the ... 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 Mountaineering, or sailing or kayaking it ... 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 night is a recipe that has stood the ... 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 bottles of wine this seemed like an ... More

End of Season Awards

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 Quinn The winner of the Gold Sprints competition held on the night was Marc Farrelly.   Well done all -  and a ... More

My Rás, by James Quinn.

Here it is at last, the Race Report to end all Race Reports. My Rás, by James Quinn. More

Winter Intro Spins

The first of our regular Intro/Beginner Spins kicks off on Sunday the 9th of October. The meeting point is the entrance to the Parkvale Estate at 9:30. https://www.google.ie/maps/place/124+R117,+Balally,+Dublin/@53.2810422,-6.2330832,19.01z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x486709721df08fe5:0xd84d36f280a6780d!8m2!3d53.2810429!4d-6.2325316 The distance will be around ... More