Gap of Dunloe

Gap of Dunloe

We started our journey at Fossa, just outside Killarney on the N72. A roadside cycle path takes you to the Gap Road, a left turn just beyond Fossa. The Gap of Dunloe is well signed and the gentle slope up to Kate Kearney’s Cottage allows you to warm up those...
Hilly Surprises Around Lough Derg

Hilly Surprises Around Lough Derg

Having previously been smitten by Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, we used Killaloe / Ballina, in Counties Clare and Tipperary respectively, as our base this time. Staying in Whitethorn Lodge, just minutes from the historic and beautiful towns, linked by a...
Conquering the Slieve Bloom Mountains

Conquering the Slieve Bloom Mountains

We don’t usually associate the midlands of Ireland with mountains but, linking counties Offaly and Laois, the Slieve Bloom Mountains offer some challenging and really enjoyable cycling opportunities. A part of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, you’ll find...
Some Harmless Little Winter Cycles!

Some Harmless Little Winter Cycles!

I’m sure you’ve heard of ‘pet days’? Well, during winter and early spring, when we can’t expect many warm days, we can always look out for the occasional sunny one. You’d be surprised how many there can be. Even apart from the...
A Late November Adventure

A Late November Adventure

There are many surveys reporting that people with electric bikes are likely to use them far more often than those with ordinary bikes. Yesterday proved that for us! You don’t expect to have a wonderful cycle on a mediocre Sunday in late November, and yet ours...
Going Loopy!

Going Loopy!

The glorious Loop Head peninsula was our recent cycling destination. What an extraordinary place – wild and wonderful with the most amazing sea views and geological delights! While there weren’t too many hills to challenge our electric bikes, the ability...
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