July 26, 2014 - The suffering began almost immediately, writes Ruairi Ferrie.
Nine club members turned out at the Maldron Hotel on Saturday morning for what was to be a much hillier spin than expected, thanks to our guide Kevin McNamee, who, apparently, had decided to punish us all.
The pain began with the ascent of the Bohernabreena Road up ...
While temperatures had dropped considerably it didn’t deter the hardy annuals from taking in some good quality climbing.(Richie, Paul, Michael, Martin and myself.) The first assent of the day was Kilmashogue Lane, scene of the 2011 National Hill Climb Championships. This set the scene for the remainder of the spin!!
A relatively short climb circa 2km ...