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Video : 2017 Tour de Connemara

Below is my edited footage from this years 2017 Tour de Connemara Sportive starting and finishing in Clifden, County Galway, Ireland. The day started damp and very windy and ended up warm and sunny but still windy.

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Back on local lanes

Thursday was to be my last day in Clifden but the Weather turned damp and even Windier and I saw that the Weather forecast for Friday was much better. Rather than waste Friday’s good Weather travelling home I came home … Continue reading

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Round to Roundstone then back up Sky road

The Wind has returned but the dry, warm, sunny weather clings on… how rare is this in the West of Ireland! Having enjoyed the smooth tarmac along the Ballynahinch system yesterday I decided to cycle it again today, this time … Continue reading

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Ballynahinch Castle and Inagh Valley

Today was one of those days where every hill crested and every corner turned led to yet another perfect postcard photo opportunity. The roads were dry, the strong winds were back, the road surface superb as I cycled along the … Continue reading

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Exploring off the beaten path

Despite a heavy mileage day yesterday at the Tour de Connemara and almost thirty miles this morning on the Phoenix Cycling Club recovery spin, I couldn’t resist going out another Cycle in the Afternoon to make the most of the … Continue reading

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2017 Tour de Connemara

Today was the annual Tour de Connemara Cycling Sportive, my second time riding in the event. Last year I Cycled around the 140KM route with a group from my Phoenix Cycling Club. The club were down in force again this … Continue reading

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Sky Road

After the long drive down to Clifden in County Galway for Tomorrow’s Tour de Connemara Sportive I got on the Bicycle and went for a gentle Cycle along the scenic, Sky Road to flush the stiffness out of the legs … Continue reading

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Tour de Connemara : Day Five

With everyone tired and leggy from the Tour de Connemara Sportive, no one was keen on a longer cycle but the amazing, warm sunny Weather was too good to resist and so a plan was hatched to go for a … Continue reading

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Video : Tour de Connemara Sportive

Below is some video clips from our Phoenix Cycle Club ride on the Tour de Connemara Sportive.

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Tour de Connemara : Day Four

Tour de Connemara Sportive day. The day started dry though there were a few signs of an overnight shower, but it was dry and warm as I left Clifden and cycled up the Galway Road to Clifden Gate to meet … Continue reading

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