Well Done & Thank You

The SKODA Ring of Clare Cycle attracted 2,200 cyclists to Clare.  The event is delivered with the support of many individuals, clubs, local organisations and local agencies.  A sincere thank you to all the people who make the event possible and work to make sure the cyclists have a great day out. A big thank you to all the following …

2017 Event Rider Pack

All you need to know about the SKODA Ring of Clare from sign on to registration, SKODA cycling retail, pasta party to post cycle massages – its all here in the 2017 Rider Pack. Download your Rider Pack and be fully prepared for the event. CLICK HERE Final Rider Pack 2017 to download and read.  

Preparing for the Bike Fleadh Trad Trail

After the cycling comes the party.  The SKODA Ring of Clare Bike Fleadh is a programme of entertainment throughout pubs in Ennis.  As the town builds up to the 2017 Fleadh Cheoil, cyclists have a chance to sample what makes the town of Ennis special with the Bike Fleadh Trad Trail kicking off at 6.30pm in Knoxs.  The following will …

Registration is Now Closed

Registration is now closed as event has sold out.   Due to early demand registration for the SKODA Ring of Clare Cycle is now closed as the event has reached capacity.  A waiting list will be put in place if any more spaces become available in the coming weeks.  Visit the Register page on the website to register on the waiting …

Bike Hire for Visitors

Event Bike Hire for Visitors to the Ring of Clare Tierneys Cycles Ennis are offering road bike hire for the SKODA Ring of Clare Cycle.  You can contact  Noel in Tierneys on noel@clarebikehire.com to book your bike.

Ring of Clare Jersey

The event jersey is now no longer available with registrations.   The window to receive a free jersey with entry closed on the June Bank Holiday Monday. Monday June 5th was the last day to entry and get an event jersey with your registration.

Fueling for Sportives Part 2

Everyone has their own favourite snacks or approaches to eating on the bike. Here we share some more tips on getting the on bike fueling right. When to eat during a long bike ride? You may read elsewhere that you can delay to eat for the first hour on the bike, because the body has a good supply for about …

Fueling for Sportives – Part 1

What do you eat when on the bike. The longer sportives are coming at us fast and cyclists need to start considering their on the bike fueling strategy. We share a few suggestions and tips to help you understand what is a good approach to keeping your engine topped up. Wondering how to fuel cycling energy for a long bike …

Bike Fleadh in Ennis

Bike Fleadh for the After Party in Ennis Keep an eye for details of the first Bike Fleadh that will provide cyclists with an extra incentive to stay in Clare after enjoying the sights of the county. Loads of venues hosting entertainment for cyclists attending the SKODA Ring of Clare Cycle.

Dear Diary – Preparing for Events

Willie Healy of Body and Mind Fitness, Ennis gives us some wise words of advice from his own training and cycling experience. For more information visit http://www.bodyandmindfitness.ie/ Dear Diary, There’s a saying that I subscribe to that states “What Gets Measured Gets Done.” In spite of what we may think about ourselves we are basically goal-seeking creatures who thrive on …