Raid Alpine Cycle Trip

Raid Alpine 2024... join us on this epic bike adventure!

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Le Raid Pyreneen Tour 2019

BOOKINGS CLOSED FOR 2019. TO FIND OUT ABOUT OUR 2020 TRIP… Sunday, 11 August –  Saturday, 17 August 2019 Bookings are now open for our Le Raid Pyrénéen Tour. Places are limited so secure your spot today. Interested in cycling 720km, climbing over 11,000 metres… all in 100 hours? Why not join us on our...

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Le Raid Pyrénéen September 2022 Cycle Trip Recap

I had the pleasure of taking a group of 20 lads from the Rusty Spokes cycling group across the Pyrenees over the last week for another successful Raid Pyreeneen trip.

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Le Raid Pyrénéen Recap 2022 – Daithi De Paor

A big thank you to Martin Kirwan and Focus on Fitness for steering this peloton safely over the Pyrenees. Attention to detail was excellent and all we had to do was pedal. Martin's encouragement and his belief that we could do it dispelled any doubts we might have had.

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Le Raid Pyrénéen Recap – Jim O’ Brien

When you find yourself around the departure lounge of Dublin Airport trying to spot some like-minded individuals that you’ve never met before then you know it's the start of an adventure.

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Le Raid Pyrénéen July 2022 Cycle Trip Recap

I had another incredible trip to the Pyrenees in July 2022. A fantastic bunch joined me for this spectacular trip cycling over the mountains to the Mediterranean sea. Read all about our journey below.

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Le Raid Pyrénéen Cycle Trip July 2020

Due to the popular demand for our June trip, we have decided to organise a second trip to the Pyrenees. Bookings are now open for our Le Raid Pyrénéen Cycle Trip July 2020. Places are limited so secure your spot today.

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Le Raid Pyrénéen Cycle Trip

After the success of our last cycle trip, Focus on Fitness are heading back to take on Le Raid Pyrénéen in September 2023. I can say it is truly one of the worlds greatest bike rides, taking in iconic climbs from the Tour de France... and spectacular decents. Why not join us this year?

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Le Raid Pyrénéen 2019 Cycle Trip Recap

On August 11th 2019, myself, and 7 others took on 'Le Raid Pyrénéen', where we peddled coast to coast across the Pyrenees. It was the first bunch to make the trip over with Focus on Fitness, and what a week it was.

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Transitioning from Indoor Cycling to Road Cycling

This is the first week that we can now cycle any where within our county. Is everyone else as excited as I am?? Over the last 3 months, many of us brought our Spring cycling training back indoors due to Covid-19 restrictions. We worked hard on the turbo trainer to keep our fitness levels up,...

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Keeping Motivated

It was great to speak with Ciara Losty, Sports Psychologist, last week to get some advice on getting through this strange time. With the lockdown being extended to May 5th, here are a few simple, but effective tips to help you through this time. Focus on what you can control With so much going on...

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5 Cycle Routes in the South East of Ireland

Looking for a change of scenery for your weekend rides? Sick of the same routes time and time again? I have compiled 5 cycle routes in the South East of Ireland for you to try.

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