Best Stretches For Cyclists

Stretching A Day Keeps the Aches Away Stretching probably get the attention it needs among cyclists. Here are a number of post ride stretches you should consider in your post ride habits. Kneeling Lunge For: Hip flexors and Psoas Due to the forward-leaning position on the bike, cyclists are prone to tight hip flexors because the muscles are almost always …

Registration Competition Winner

Are you the winner for registering for both the ŠKODA Tour de Conamara and the ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle. A great prize for two in conjunction with sportivebreaks.com The winner of the cycling trip for two to Italy or Morrocco is Brian O’ Neill of Clonbullogue, Co. Offaly and a member of the Grand Canal Wheelers.

Training for the Ton

Kick Start the Training – Reboot the Focus – a few tips to consider as you start to focus on the events that are coming your way. A 100-mile or 100 km cycle is a milestone nearly every cyclist strives to reach. The roadblock for most of us is finding the time to prepare for a century or the ton. With only so many hours in the day, most of which we spend working and sleeping, ride time is …

First Registered – Best Dressed

Early Bird Registration This year cyclists who register for the early bird places will receive a cycling leisure hoodie. The hoodie is a heavy cotton quality garment with logo on the chest and embriodered logo on the sleeve. It will be what all cyclists will want to wear off the bike in 2019. Register early to gaurantee your free hoodie …

Register Early to Win

Enter by the end of January to win a bumper cycling prize 2019 Early Registration Prize We have teamed up with sportivebreaks.com again to offer cyclists who register early the chance to win a great cycling break. Cyclists who register for both the ŠKODA Tour de Conamara and the ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle before January 31st will be entered …

Save the Date 2019

The 2019 ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle International Sportive will take place on Saturday 27th July, starting and finshing in Ennis. Registration is open to the public on 1st January 2019.  If you took part in one of the ŠKODA Celtic Cycle Series events in 2018 you will have an option to register for the event before it opens up to the …

Final Details – What You Need To Know

The 2018 ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle Rider Pack gives you all the information you need to prepare for your cycle. From the Pasta Party at Al Hayes ŠKODA on Friday evening to event times and maps, everything you need to get ready for Saturday is here. PLease click on the Rider Pack link to download the pdf with all …

Avoid Saddle Sore with Sudocrem

One of the best known brands across the world Sudocrem, may have been traditionally associated with our younger years. Sudocrem now are turning their attention to cycling. The use of Sudocrem as barrier cream has many benefits and an easy to access product trusted by all. This year Sudocrem are partnering with the ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle and will …

Namedsport Named as Event Nutrition Partner

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Namedsport, the fastest growing international sports nutrition brand for cycling. If its good enough for Dan Martin and his UAE team, then its good enough for us. Namedsport is official partner to the Giro d’Italia, Vuelta, Tour of Yorkshire and now the Ring of Clare Cycle plus a host of top …

Preparing for the Bike Fleadh Trad Trail

After the cycling comes the party.  Regardless of the outcome of the hurling, Ireland’s freindliest town, Ennis will provide a wide schedule of entertainement at the second SKODA Ring of Clare Bike Flead, a programme of entertainment throughout pubs in Ennis.   As the host town to the 2018 Munster Fleadh Cheoil, cyclists have a chance to sample what  made the …