DCC Notes January 15th 2017

Weekend Spins After an icy and snowy blast mid week things had got milder just in time for the weekend spins, although some snow still lingered on the margins of the Cork road on Saturday! The Saturday club spin had six hardy souls who braved the elements on a cold and frosty morning. A detour […]

DCC Notes January 8th 2017

  Weekend Spins Mild, murky, damp, foggy with some sunshine just about covers last weekends weather, but that didn’t deter good numbers from getting out and racking up the miles. With an average pace above 30kph it was obvious the gaffer was away for Saturdays club spin. With Frank cleverly taking shelter from the rain, […]

DCC Notes January 1st 2017

  Happy New Year Things are slowly getting back to normal as I pen these notes on the first day of 2017! Most of the celebrations are over, the festive eating is done and the legs and bodies are starting to feel the extra miles put in over the holidays. Hopefully Santa was good to […]

Declan Coleman RIP

The club would like to extend deepest sympathies to club member John Coleman and to all the Coleman family on the death of John’s father Declan ‘Deckie’ Coleman. RIP. Funeral arrangements are as follows: Reposing at Drohan’s Funeral Home on Thursday December 29th from 4.30pm With Removal at 7pm to St. Augustines Church, Abbeyside Funeral […]

DCC Notes December 18th 2016

  Saturday Club Spin The Saturday club spin had 10 starters ,one stopped at Cappagh due to a terminal mechanical failure. Elia and Darren left us at Lismore for coffee and a tour of the castle . The rest had a cool but pleasant spin on the 90 km route taking in Tallow, Youghal Bridge […]

DCC Notes December 11th 2016

  Weekend Spins It was a foggy weekend both out on the road and in people’s heads following Fridays club Christmas party! Numbers were low for the Saturday club spin after Fridays party with only 6 departing at 9am from Kilrush. At the bottom of Ring climb they picked up George and lost Martin and […]

DCC Notes December 4th 2016

  Weekend Spins The weather gods have continued to be kind for us and the current settled spell is excellent weather for cycling. At the weekend the cold frosty weather was even replaced by milder conditions with little or no wind also! Group 2 were joined by Group 1 for the trek around the Clonmel […]

DCC Notes November 27th 2016

  Weekend Spins The cold conditions continued last weekend and numbers were down on some spins as a result. Saturday was by far the worst of the two days but 16 still turned out for the Saturday club spin. However the planned route had to be shortened due to the icy conditions. On Sunday morning […]

DCC Notes November 20th 2016

  Weekend Spins Winter arrived with a bang last week! After having a balmy 16 degrees early in the week temperatures were at or below freezing over the weekend during the night and early in the mornings. Adjustments had to be made to some of the spins and some regulars chose to stay under the […]

DCC Notes November 13th 2016

  New Groups Sunday last saw the introduction of two new groups to add to the already impressive selection available to club cyclists each weekend. The backroad group is a new group formed and group 4 was reformed due to popular demand. The Back Road Group will be captained by Robert Power and spins will […]