Jean Byrne said it wouldn’t be a nice day today. She was wearing a little red number, cut low but not too low and, oh yes, there was something about wind and rain. So Woof woke up hoping the rain would have arrived and he could text the ‘I’ gang and call it off; but
This week we had last week’s crew plus Darran, Mick Hayes and Eilish Treacy from ATC. It was a nice morning at the ARSC but we met a stiff breeze as we headed SW out the Ballinasloe rd. Eilish has a few triathlons under her belt but hadn’t been out on the bike much lately.
Slam, Ironside, Click and Schlack1 discussing tactics Just 5 of us braved the rain this morning. It was hard work out the Ballinasloe road with heavy rain as far as Cornafulla. I remember thinking, ‘Hopefully, no one will puncture’ as we would be cold and wet if we
Last Saturday we final got down to it. Short notice and all but we had four out with a couple of shepherds for a nice ramble in the October sunshine. The route that was planned was the Shannonbridge loop but the wind turned out to be quite easterly so we went for a reverse of the Fall
The Click barely alludes to the wee climb we encountered on the way to Arigna (he mentioned 5 or 6kms of fugue but not that his cleats were worn out all of a sudden). Bandana had in mind a climb to stretch the legs and views to pleasure the visual sense. if nothing else. but we passed
This morning, FoamFace and Woof rode to Mullingar where we met 12 lads who were 100k into a 320k spin from Leixlip to Roscommon, Athlone, Tullamore and home again. These were mainly Les Plonquers, that dastardly mob of super-fast non-racers that Woof used to be associated with when he