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 few familiar names from the Sunday ...
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 a stage win and 2 guys on the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
“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 ...
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 ...