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Kilbride’s six beat the ‘Bergs in Belgium

A TRAIN of St. Tiernan's finest classicists took on the challenge of Ronde Van Vlaanderen - the Tour of Flanders, but none with a tale as telling as this to be told. Former club chairman, recent Vet's League winner, and all-round hardened Classics aficionado, Brian Kilbride was riding the cobbled streets of Flanders ... More

‘Mud-caked cogs caused shifters to be manipulated with fists’

NORTH wind, rain, cobbles, hills - welcome to Ronde van Vlaanderen's cyclosportive. Here's former chair and seasoned Classicist Brian Kilbride's story. Two years ago Ronde van Vlaanderen was run off in near freezing conditions, this year was nearly as poor for the first four hours, followed by overcast skies and cold ... More