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Ras Mumhan Stg 4

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I had great intentions of writing this report last night but tiredness hit me like a sledge hammer along with a 2 and 3 year old and a few Easter Eggs I had to eat! There was a lot to play for on the last stage of Ras Mumhan as 11 riders were within a minute of the yellow jersey and historically the race blows apart on the finishing circuits so there was a lot of tension in the bunch leaving town. We had a tailwind heading out the road I was caught at the back of the bunch I…

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Ras Mumhan Stg 3

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Today was the queen stage of Ras Mumhan Philip Cassidy once described this as the finest road stage in Ireland (or words to that effect) and any time I have rode it regardless of how I have gone I would agree with this sentiment, it has everything climbs, descents, twisty technical roads with Kerry’s finest surface and wind normally lots of winds as we start right on the coast. The first 4km were neutralised as perhaps the 4 most nerve wracking km of the stage as we all battled for position to be near the front when the flag dropped….

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