17 Results for tag: touring

Historic map of 1988 Summer Tour unearthed

TWITTER has revealed an historic map of St. Tiernan's Adventure & Cycling Club's Summer Tour of 1988. The map, found in founding member Pat Feehan's tour diary, was unearthed by participant Rory O'Toole and details the 600-mile route and 10 stops as the group toured from Dublin, through Mullingar and Sligo and around the west coast to Galway. Another ... More

Tour of Waterford 2012 Report

Thanks to Ronan Gallagher for the report For those of you in the know, it’s common knowledge that I’m not the fastest on descents; indeed, I’m generally quicker going up hills! So it was off to Dungarvan last weekend for the Kelly Comeragh, the fourth instalment of the An Post Cycle Series, with its three CAT 1 climbs plus the drag into the Nire ... More

Joe Loughman Randonée – 9th Sept.

The Joe Loughman Randonée hosted by Bray Wheelers will take place on Sunday 9th Septmeber. There are three routes available, 110km, 90km and 46km. It starts in Bray and takes a scenic route around Wicklow taking in four cat. 3 climbs and one cat. 1. Sign on is at the Bray Wheelers Club House and costs just €20. Proceeds go to Bray Cancer Support ... More

Tour de Kilkenny – Sat 4th August

The Tour de Kilkenny takes place this Saturday (4th August). The event is hosted by Marble City Cyclers  and features four routes - 40km, 70km, 110km and 160km. All funds raised for the event go to Barretstown. Sign on and event start from Kilkenny Rugby Club, south of Kilkenny City and costs €25 with a C.I licence. This is the club fourth year running ... More

Tour de Burren 2012 Report

What a brutal day. The weather decided to turn its nasty face westwards today as six Tiernans riders signed on for the tour de burren. Strong southerlies, persistent rain, some of it heavy enough to strip the colour off my fake tan, and roads that make you wish for the cobbles of Roubaix contrived to make this a tough day out. ... More

Tour of Sligo 6th May

The An Post Tour of Sligo will be held this Sunday 6th May and is the first of the An Post Cycle Series that are held in high regard with stunning routes and fantastic organisation. If anyone is heading up to Sligo for this feel free to leave a comment below. If you have space in your car consider car pooling to share the petrol costs. Visit http://www... More

Introduction to Sportives

If you have never completed a Cyclo Sportif and are wondering what it's all about this article is very helpful. It tells you the basics of entering, preparing and training for a sportif event. "Cyclosportives - commonly referred to as sportives - and gran fondos have become a firm fixture on the the worldwide cycling calendar in recent years, offering both ... More

Club Spin 14th (leisure group)

This week's touring group was a small happy group of 3 of the Club's more recent members - myself, Aisling & Aidan, who set off together from Park Vale for a spin to Roundwood. With varying levels of fitness & time demands, we agreed the route suited us all & set off at a respectful distance behind our racing club-mates, who looked very impressive with so ... More