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cycling in the burren(10 posts)

cycling in the burrenmike r
Sep 10, 2002 4:00 PM
for those who have not had the opportunity to cycle in this amazing landscape in the west of ireland
Did you see the face?jose_Tex_mex
Sep 10, 2002 4:18 PM
Very cool place to cycle - how was the headwind? Were you with a tour? I cycled the Burren once and really loved it.

Did you see the rock that sort of looks like a Shpinx?

BTW - did you go with a group or a tour? I am cycling Eire, France, Spain, and Portugal next summer and am trying to recruit some riders or jump in a tour.

Slan agus abhaille
Did you see the face?mike r
Sep 10, 2002 5:15 PM
is that the one near ballyvaughan?
its a 30m high crag (cliff) called 'skull slab' (bacause it looks like a skull from certain angles)
i live in ennis (20 miles from the coast). this was my club's first annual tour. www.dolmencycling.com
I've ridden there.Lon Norder
Sep 10, 2002 4:35 PM
I did a bike tour there several summers ago and had a great time - beautiful country and friendly people. The Burren was amazing - big domes of broken granite - as was the Connemara. Lots of ancient and not so ancient ruins.

Our route was figure eight shape on the western coast: Shannon (airport), Lahinch, Galway, Clifden, Westport, Galway, Kilrush, Dingle, Kilorglin, Waterville, Killarney, Bantry, Cork, Tipperary, Shannon.
re: cycling in the burrenmike r
Sep 10, 2002 5:18 PM
approaching the cliffs of moher
re: cycling in the burrenmike r
Sep 10, 2002 5:21 PM
coming to the top of the cliffs
re: cycling in the burrenflying
Sep 10, 2002 8:57 PM
Nice area !
Looks like a decent grind uphill here ;-)
You all look to be in good shape tho
Thanks for the pics !
re: cycling in the burrenmike r
Sep 10, 2002 5:25 PM
not sure where this was taken
another picmike r
Sep 11, 2002 5:39 AM
climbing to lisdoonvarna
Good stuff, thanks :-) nmMB1
Sep 11, 2002 7:58 AM