Rides in Ireland

May 19 2012

A BISSI Few Days!

It started off well. I managed to get my holiday extended to include the Friday before the week I’d already booked so instead of heading to Peterborough by train to meet Kevin after work on Friday, I found myself being woken at 04:00 ready for the start of a week of rides. We had packed …

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Jul 24 2011

Wolfhound Rally 2011


I’m still sleepy despite two really good nights’ sleep and I have muscle aches where I didn’t know I had muscles! Why? Our latest rally, the Wolfhound.

Designed by Chris McGaffin of IBA Ireland and Robert Roalfe, aka Grim Rider, the Wolfhound was a 2-leg UK and Ireland rally run over 75 hours and …

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May 19 2011

100 years, 1000 miles, 30 hours…

The Isle of Man Snaefell Mountain Course is 100 years old this year and between 5–7 May an International group of IBA riders made it their own as they challenged themselves to complete the ‘TT1000’ – 27 laps of the famous circuit in 30 hours.

Having enjoyed weeks of glorious spring weather (record breaking high …

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