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September 2019

Wicklow Lighthouse to Slea Head, Dingle Peninsula

The race in Joe's words


I wanted to attempt this point-to-point record for a number of reasons. I knew I could make a fair fist of it because I had just returned from the Mid-Atlantic 12-hr where I clocked 253 miles in 12 hours. Still, that was on a flat course with good road surface so let’s just say Ireland would be polar opposite. I also wanted to throw down the gauntlet and get some friendly competition going when it comes to the World Ultra-Cycling Association’s (WUCA) point-to-point World Records. For that reason we rode the route with a GPS tracker, making it available to anyone who wants to give it a go.

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