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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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I feel the need, the need for speed

I had a little video Camera attached to the handlebars of my Bicycle during the 2017 Tour de Connemara Sportive on Saturday. Here is a short video clip from near the end of the 140KM route.

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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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Empty Legs

A really warm, sunny evening and I couldn’t resist venturing out after Work for another Bike ride. Whether it was the tough head wind on the way out or whether all the miles of the previous few days had caught … 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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Tour de Connemara : Day Three

A gentle recovery day of very few miles and very low effort through the pedals to let the legs recover for tomorrow’s Tour de Connemara sportive.

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Tour de Connemara : Day Two

I was in no hurry this Morning to leave the comfort of my Bed as the Weather forecast was less than ideal with rain showers predicted all day long, but when I did emerge from under the duvet and looked … Continue reading

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Tour de Connemara : Day One

Back in January I paid my money and signed up for the Tour de Connemara Cycle Sportive, time has since flown and the Tour de Connemara takes place this Saturday Morning. I made the long journey down by Car today … Continue reading

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