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  • 65th edition of An Post Rás sets demanding challenge for riders 65th edition of An Post Rás sets demanding challenge for riders  14 Feb 2017 GPO, Dublin, 14th February: The 2017 An Post Rás route was announced this morning at the GPO. Returning to Donegal for the first time in five years, the organisers of An Post Rás have unveiled a challenging route. It features several stages of tough climbing, including two of the most difficult ascents in the country - Mamore Gap and Glengesh Pass.
  • Para-cyclists in Pursuit of Paralympic Glory Para-cyclists in Pursuit of Paralympic Glory  17 Jun 2016 When the easier route is succumbing to the fear of failure, some still dare to dream. The Irish Para-cycling team are in pursuit of a goal many wouldn’t be brave enough to consider. Hours of calculated training, triumph and heartbreak have molded the Irish Para-cycling Team into a resilient and ambitious force that readily embrace challenges with excitement and a vision to turn standard into extraordinary.
  • Paracyclists to train with thousands at An Post Tour de Burren, during National Bike Week Paracyclists to train with thousands at An Post Tour de Burren, during National Bike Week  08 Jun 2016 Following an intense period of racing the Irish Para-cyclists are in a key training phase ahead of their ultimate goal, the Rio Paralympics. The squad will ride An Post Tour de Burren on June 18th as part of their preparations. An Post Tour de Burren is one of five An Post Cycle Series events and it happens during National Bike Week (June 11th-19th). Event ambassadors, the Irish Para-cycling squad will hit the road with over 2,000 An Post Tour de Burren cyclists as part of their preparation for the Paralympic Games.
  • Classy Clemens Crowned Double An Post Rás Champion Classy Clemens Crowned Double An Post Rás Champion  29 May 2016 Clemens Fankhauser today became the first rider since Chris Newton in 2003 and 2005 to be crowned a two-time winner of An Post Rás. The Austria Tirol Cycling rider put on a classy display on today’s final stage into a crowd thronged Skerries to finish in the main bunch, maintaining his lead on the General Classification (GC) and lifting the coveted trophy for the second time in three years.
  • Dunbar Delight on Stage Seven of An Post Rás Dunbar Delight on Stage Seven of An Post Rás  28 May 2016 Eddie Dunbar (Irish National Team) put on a dazzling display of riding today to win stage seven of An Post Rás and become the second Irish rider to claim a stage win on this year’s race. The Corkman was part of a five man lead break and won a hard fought sprint to the line, finishing just ahead of Jai Hindley (Australian National Team) and yellow jersey leader, Clemens Fankhauser (Austria Tirol Cycling).
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