The Silver Tassie 118k Fanad Cycling Route

The Silver Tassie Hotel in Letterkenny County Donegal is the first Hotel in Ireland to create Wild Atlantic Way themed rooms. The owner, Rose Blaney is a keen photographer and artist whose works can be seen throughout the hotel. My room was called ‘Atlantic waves’ and inside along with original photographs and paintings was an […]

The Dingle Skellig 112k route.

  The sun was shining down upon the Dingle Skellig Hotel as I set off for another day of exploring what the Dingle peninsula has to offer cyclists. The plan was to visit Inch strand and come back via the Connor pass whilst taking in all of the majestic surroundings of the spectacular Kerry coastline. Just […]

The Trois Etapes

The experience seems to replicate that of being a professional for three days. Each team of eight has a professional team leader like former Tour de France winner Carlos Sastre, and a fully logo-ed up team support car. Each rider has a race radio and has to sign on up on a podium on a glass sign on billboard each day, just like the Tour de France itself. It is even featured on Eurosport with an hour long programme about the event each year.