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The ‘ oldies ‘ Rallye gang are back


Snowed off 2 weeks ago the west Cork ( at that secret location) Rallye was rescheduled for Paddy’s weekend; it was well worth the wait … once again a brilliant 180 km loop around W. Cork and Kerry including on this occasion a Marshalled run through Killarney National park… not something that can happen every day. […]

ISDE 2017 Day 4


No forest tests… that’s the good news for the riders. The organisers used only grass tests for the last 2 days avoiding the rut busting, dust choking forest tests. Better! It was greasy on grass this morning if a lot easier. Jordan had a slow start picking up the pace in the afternoon to record […]



400 kg of muscle !

TAT 5 APRIL 2017

TAT 404 March P day fin

TIME spent is not always time wasted ! The best laid plans of having everything ready months in advance is looking a little weak this month. Simons DRZ is in Knoxville ( our start point) undergoing some prep work , tanks , seat as advised . With 11500 miles on the clock it was advisable […]

Widow maker gets “her” way but rain a...


The TORC club promoted their first 2017 event, an introductory day and Hare and Hound held at Tinahely forest. Like many events early in the season the organisers are at the mercy of the sky and what may or may not fall from it. This time it was rain and wind turning the proceedings damp […]



It’s been a quiet month on the preparation front or it seems that way but quite a lot has been going on . Initially the bike has been with Tom Dooley ( mas engineering ) who has managed to follow my child drawings , modifying the tanks and adding a rack to the rear . […]

Fastlane MCC – LX Sandy Valley ...


Fastlane MCC workers and Jimmy the digger Jones have been hard at work in Sandy Valley MX Parc in preparation for the 29 th January. The route will be very open and easy. Enjoyable. Work on ! And of course no lx loop would be complete without the customary climb 🙀 Fastlane MCC

Fastlane MCC Notice on The LX Race : ...


  The Longcross ( Youths and Adults ) event scheduled for the 29th January will be run in Sandy Valley , Castledermot. Outside icy, the route will be rideable in all conditions. The club have agreed the use of the venue with the Landowners and have carried out work to accommodate the event and will […]

Hot group


With the X mad holidays over there was an equally X mad group out and about for some serious early season training and quite a group it was Jordan Scott … Arguably Ireland’s most accomplished overall rider of this decade…. grade A trials , grade A motocross , championship class Enduro and grade A mountain […]

Save the Date 29th January 2017 Adult...


Good News in the New Year ! Fastlane MCC is planning to run a Longcross race for Youths and Adults on the 29th January 2017. Venue will be confirmed in the next few days as well as Regulations and Entry form to follow.   Fastlane MCC