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"With the possible

exception of the 

equator,everything

starts somewhere"

CS Lewis

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Hi and cheers for visiting

My name is Gordon Geraghty, or just Gordo if you like.

I got into cycling in the mid 1980s as a kid when Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche, Paul Kimmage and Martin Earley (the fab four) were a big deal in The Tour de France. Being Irish, this was a big deal seeing not one, but four Irishmen winning stages, jerseys and the big prize, Le Tour itself.

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Chernobyl

Children

"May the Road,

Rise up to Meet You"

Irish Proverb

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Getting

Back in the Saddle

25 years had passed, it was time to get back

on the bike and turn my dreams into a reality.

I started getting serious about cycling about ten years ago and began a series of Charity Cycles around Europe in aid of Chernobyl Children International. It started as a bit of craic (Irish for a laugh) but once it all started to kick in, it motivated me more and more as I travelled around the continent, meeting people, connecting online and felt an amazing amount of support.

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It Gave Me

Time to Reflect

"The Twix Bar

wasn't filling 

the Hunger"

Gordon Geraghty

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Something 

Was Missing.

Sunrises, Sunsets, Beautiful Landscapes and The Most Incredible Experiences Need to be Shared. 

Apart from the incredible people, hospitality and wonderful places that I cycled through and stayed along my routes, there was one small thing missing: I was living in a tent and eating off a gas cooker but had no one to share my experiences with.

So a light bulb flashed when I got back to Ireland and I created Braking Away Irish Cycling Tours. (In case you’re asking – Breaking Away is the best film about amateur cycling – ever.)

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Roads End

But Memories Last Forever

"They lived and

loved and laughed

and left"

James Joyce

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Show your dreams to someone else

Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us.

Life is so endlessly delicious.

What I’m all about is showing you the kinds of experiences I loved on my travels on a bike – but just around the beauty of the West Coast of Ireland - and without the tents, gas lit dinners and Twix Bars. In other words, all the joy and beauty of memorable cycling tours with a bit of well-earned luxury as a reward for a sore backside.

Hail, rain or shine – I’ll take you out there and around some jaw -dropping Irish scenery, and you can eat, drink and be merry after, along with a comfy bed for the night.

Gordo