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21/12/2014 21:16
Thanks to all involved in putting together a great dinner/awards nigth last night! Even got to re-live my youth in Cartys afterwards... Smile

21/12/2014 14:42
Good spin this morning. Plenty of wind to clear any sore heads. Missus wondering why I'm chopping so much firewood when we have a gas fire. I'm all about the core, baby!

21/12/2014 14:18
ST, your name was on that particular prize but unfortunately it is still on the missing list. Last seen doing the Marino Waltz.

21/12/2014 13:15
Young innocent Wheeler last seen at 3am. Heading Clontarf direction in the company of 3 females and a bearded guy. Any info to 1800 dwcc. Thanks.

21/12/2014 09:04
Jolly good Mr f was the gift the other half wheel.. Ho ho ho.

21/12/2014 02:10
Thanks to John and the lads for the splendid gift presented to me at the club Christmas party. It is an honour and privilege to cycle with all of you. Keep her lit!

17/12/2014 14:07
You will never make it on sticky with honesty like that. What about chopping down forests and eating wattbikes for lunch? Fiction beats reality every time!

17/12/2014 13:14
St program. Mon - ride 2 work, rest, eat bars. Tue, half wheeled by MR F. Wed, ride 2 work, rest, eat bars, Thursday, drive car to viewing point and sleep, Fri, rest and eat cake,

16/12/2014 16:58
As Michael Jackson used to say, man in the mirrow, take a look at yourself. St rests now till chalk, just will tick over till ed feb, then full on. Gcm

16/12/2014 16:19
I just looked in the mirror, ST. You are a bad man. I saw Billy Bunter staring back. Must obey sticky, 20 hours a week and plenty of wood chopping. See you in March.

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Track pumps distributed in Wicklow
R Flynn
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Posted on 08-02-2012 08:56
Maillot Blanc


Posts: 84
Joined: 21.02.09

Picked this up from Eoghan, one of the Audax gang, it is from Cyclesuperstore's facebook page;




Cycle SuperStore
Roadies’ Coffee Breaks


Best part of our ride is frequently the coffee stop. Somewhere nice, middle of nowhere, good coffee, couple of decent sweet options, good sandwiches, homemade soup and banter with the mates. Maybe check out some of the bikes parked outside. Perhaps chat with a few other groups on what they have been up to. We tend in fact to base our ride on which cafe we are going to stop in that day.

Worst part of our ride is probably puncturing, then feeling for the rest of ride that the tyres are a little underpowered. So what we have done is to leave track pumps at some of the best coffee stops where we know you will probably stop too. So, next time you are out, know that the following list of places have a decent pump to get your tyres up to top speed. Look out for the above signs and ask for the use of their pump if you need it.

• Kingfisher’s Kitchen, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
• The Armoury Cafe, Glencree Reconciliation Ctr., Co. Dublin
• The Coffee Dock, Main St., Roundwood, Co. Wicklow.
• Glendalough Green, Larragh, Co. Wicklow.
• Glenmalure Lodge, Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow.
• Avoca Cafe, Mount Usher Gardens, Ashford, Co. Wicklow.
• Coffee Shop, Delgany, Co. Wicklow.
• The Buttery Cafe, Fishers, Newtown Mount Kennedy, Co. Wicklow.
• Johnny Fox’s Pub. Glencullen, Co. Dublin
• Kenny’s Kitchen, Main St., Blessington, Co. Wicklow.

Ok, so all these places are on the Dublin/Wicklow mountains routes. Have you got some good cafe stops where you would like to see a floor pump? Further, anything else you would like to see for you at these stops? Obvious is tubes and repair kits. Do you forget to pack these sometimes? Please let us know.
 
johnnymaher
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Posted on 08-02-2012 11:08
Maillot Blanc


Posts: 74
Joined: 28.12.10

great initiative - but too much bias in the location given the number of people who are willing to head over from the northside of the city to Cycle Superstore. They could easily chuck a few in to the Ashbourne Garristown and West Dublin areas.
 
Darragh McManamon
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Posted on 10-02-2012 19:30
Lanterne Rouge


Posts: 27
Joined: 05.02.11

Update on the track pump locations. Cycle SuperStore put this up on their Facebook page today

Northside Coffee Shops


We mentioned a few days ago we had put some floor pumps for road cyclists in cafes. All of these cafes were on the south side of Dublin and further south into the Wicklow mountains. . Thanks to feedback here from some of our Northside Roadies, we have provided the following Cafes with pumps as well. Look out for the signs and please ask for the pump if you need it.


• Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre Cafe, The Naul, Co. Dublin
• Gourmet Food Parlour, The Grange, Ballyboughal, Co. Dublin
• Sage & Stone, Newlanes, Duleek, Co. Meath.
• Newbarn Farm, Old Finglas Rd, Co. Dublin.
• Corks Cafe, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
• Maguire’s Cafe, Hill of Tara, Co. Meath.


Check out some of these routes on the other side for a break from your usual rides. There are some great rolling roads through serene countryside, and all of the cafes above are popular with cyclists for a good reason- good coffee and food, some great locations and lovely places. Further details we’ll add on our website shortly.
 
R Flynn
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Posted on 10-02-2012 21:30
Maillot Blanc


Posts: 84
Joined: 21.02.09

Impressive.

Not the new locations, no what is impressive is how promptly they responded. johnnymaher speaks, cyclesuper obeys!
 
johnnymaher
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Posted on 12-02-2012 11:03
Maillot Blanc


Posts: 74
Joined: 28.12.10

ha ha - if only i had that effect on others!

That's brilliant - fair play to them.
 
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