For the second year running a Mctc group has headed off to the Pyrenees to take on the toughest Col's the Tour de France has to offer. Wasting no time the lads knocked off a mighty 130km spin on day one with 3700m wish of climbing. During the route the lads summited both the Cold de Tourmalet and Col de Aspen. Well Done to Barry Mcmahon, Tony Fitzgerald, Lloyd Weymouth, Daithi O'Reilly, Derry Cadogan, Mossie Cahill and Aiden Berry. Work checking out the lads on Starva over he
Sun, June 12th: Paddy Flanagan Memorial Promoted by Newbridge CC A3 Race So after a few weeks of no weekend racing myself and Leonard o Keeffe headed up to Newbridge for a race as there was none in Munster and with Aoife on her hen party on the Saturday night I took advantage of her hangover and off we went .
We had been racing in Blarney every Thursday evening and I had started the handicapped race with the A1,A2 group for about the last month, hoping it would bring me on a
AJ Murphy yet again has won the Munster TT Championships in in Patrickswell, Co Limerick today. The event run by The Newcastlewest CC Was a tough route with a extremely high standard of talent on Show. Aj sits comfortable on top of the podium for the M50 by 16 Seconds over the second placed Patrick Bergin from Nort Tipp, and a huge 2 mins and 1 second over third and Michael Corkery from De Ronde Van Cork, who came third. Aj's time was interesting in that it would have been go
The inaugural Midleton CTC club road race drew more competition than expected. While Milan San Remo might be a hard fought monument, Midleton San Remo is won in a colosseum. The break that counted got away by a mistake on the so called Poggio, the last climb before returning into Midleton. Derry Cadogan, who had been placing in the front all day, shipped his chain just after the first corner as Ken Cummins applied the pressure up the hill. There was confusion as Derry's l