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Clemens Fankhauser Tirol Cycling Team Austria Wins The 2014 An Post Rás
By Eddie Dawson
May 26, 2014, 19:44

AN POST Rás 2014

8 Day International Cycle Race

18th. May - 25th. May Route.


Stage 1, Sunday May 18: Dunboyne to Roscommon, 149.8 km: (1 climb)

Dunboyne, Trim, Athboy Post Office Prime and Hot Spot sprint (km 41.1), Delvin, Drumcree, Collinstown, Castlepollard, Coole Post Office Prime and Hot Spot Sprint (km 76.5), Lismacaffrey, Lisryan, Edgeworthstown Post Office Prime and Hot Spot Sprint (km 95.4), KOM Category 3 at Richmount (km 106.1), Ballymahon Post Office Prime and Hot Spot Sprint (km 114), Lanesboro, Roscommon

Stage 2, Monday May 19: Roscommon to Lisdoonvarna, 159.2 km: (2 climbs)

Roscommon, Athleague, Mount Talbot, Ballygar Post Office Sprint (km 15), Newbridge, Mountbellow, Moylough, Abbeyknockmoy, Athenry, Craughwell, Ardrahan, Kinvara, Ballyvaughan, Creggagh Post Office Prime (km 135.2), KOM Category 3 at Ballinalacken (km 144.6), KOM Category 1 at Doonagore (km 151.5), Lisdoonvarna

Stage 3, Tuesday May 20: Lisdoonvarna to Charleville, 154.2 km: (2 climbs)

Lisdoonvarna, Kilfenora, Corofin, Ennis, Clarecastle, Dromoland, Newmarket on Fergus, Sixmilebridge, KOM Category 3 at Cloghoolia (km 63.6), KOM Category 3 at Knockbrack (km 72.4), Montpelier, Birdhill, Newport, Boher, Caherconlish, Hospital Post Office Prime (km 127.1), Knocklong, Elton, Kilmallock, Charleville

Stage 4, Wednesday May 21: Charleville to Cahirciveen, 183.6 km: (10 climbs)

Charleville, Newtownshandrum, Milford, Drumcolliher, Broadford, KOM Category 3 at Glenduff (km 23.9), Ashford, KOM Category 3 at Glenquin (km 34), Abbeyfeale, KOM Category 3 at Kinlea (km 51.3), KOM Category 3 at Ahaneboy (km 63.8), Farranfore, Firies, Milltown, Killorglin Post Office Prime (km 101.7), KOM Category 3 at Curraheen/Seefin (km 114.1), Glenbeigh Post Office Prime (km 115.1), KOM Category 3 at Drum West (km 120.5), KOM Category 3 at Gortnagree/Mount Foley (km 133.2), Cahirciveen, KOM Category 2 at Raheen (km 153), KOM Category 2 at Cill Urlat (km 157.1), St. Finians Bay, KOM Category 1 at Coomanaspic (km 163.3), Portmagee, Cahirciveen

Stage 5, Thursday May 22: Cahirciveen to Clonakilty, 168.9 km: (5 climbs)

Cahirciveen, Waterville, KOM Category 2 at Coomakista (km 22), Derrynane, Castlecove, Sneem, KOM Category 3 at Derryquinn (km 53.6), Templenoe, Kenmare, Bohane, KOM Category 2 at Tunnel Road/Caha Pass (km 94.1), Glengarriff, KOM Category 3 at Derrycreha (km 107.3), Ballylickey, Pearse’s Bridge, Kealkill, KOM Category 3 at Cousane (km 127.6), Dunmanway, Ballingurteen, Drinagh, Clonakilty

Stage 6, Friday May 23: Clonakilty to Carrick on Suir, 167.9 km: (4 climbs including summit finish)

Clonakilty, Ballinascarty, Pedlars Cross, Bandon, Inishannon, KOM Category 3 at Killountane (km 29.2), KOM Category 3 at Kilmurriheen (km 39.4), Cork, Jack Lynch Tunnel, Castlemartyr, Killeagh, Youghal, Dungarvan, KOM Category 3 at The Pike (km 136.5), Lemybrien, Mahon Bridge, Carrick on Suir, KOM Category 1 climb at Seskin Hill (km 167.9)

Stage 7, Saturday May 24: Carrick on Suir to Baltinglass, 147.7 km: (7 climbs)

Carrick on Suir, KOM Category 3 at Tullaghought (km 11.8), Kilmaganny, Newmarket, Knocktopher, Jerpoint Abbey, Thomastown, Dungarvan, Gowran Post Office Sprint (km 46.3), Goresbridge, Borris, KOM Category 3 at Knockdramagh (km 72.6), KOM Category 2 at The Heights (km 75.4), KOM Category 1 at Corabutt (km 78.4), KOM Category 1 at Mount Leinster (km 82), Kiltealy, KOM Category 3 at Rossard (km 101), KOM Category 3 at Bunclody (km 110.6), Tullow, Rathvilly, Baltinglass

Stage 8, Sunday May 25: Newbridge to Skerries, 134.3 km: (5 climbs)

Newbridge, KOM Category 3 at Hill of Allen (km 6), Allen, Kilmeague, Prosperous, Painstown, Kilcock, Garadice, Dunsany, Dunshaughlin, Rathoath, Curragha, KOM Category 3 at Pluckhimin (km 78), Garristown, Naul, Reynoldstown Bridge, Balrothery, KOM Category 3 at Cross of the Cage (km 97.7), Skerries (first passage through finish line), KOM Category 3 at Black Hills (km 109.8), Skerries (second passage through finish line), KOM Category 3 at Black Hills (km 125.1), Skerries


Race Director Tony Campbell

Tony Campbell

Assistant Race Director Eddie Dawson

Eddie Dawson

 Stage 1, Sunday May 18: Dunboyne to Roscommon, 149.8 km

Robert John McCarthy An Post Chain ReactionTakes 1 Into Roscommon From Team Mate Shane Archbold.

Stage 2, Monday May 19: Roscommon to Lisdoonvarna, 159.2 km

Patrick Bevin New Zealand Cycling Team Winning Stage 2 Of The An Post Rás in Lisdoonvarna

Stage 3, Tuesday May 20: Lisdoonvarna to Charleville, 154.2 km

Jan Sokol Of Synergy Baku Azerbaijan, Winning Stage 3 Of The An Post Rás in Charleville

Stage 4, Wednesday May 21: Charleville to Cahirciveen, 183.6 km

Patrick Bevin New Zealand In Yellow Winning His Second Stage Of The 2014 An Post Rås Into Cahersiveen

Stage 5, Thursday May 22: Cahirciveen to Clonakilty, 168.9 km

Marcin Bialoblocki, Velosure Giordana, An Post Rás Winner 2013 Takes Stage 5 Into Clonakilty

Stage 6, Friday May 23: Clonakilty to Carrick on Suir, 167.9 km

Markus Eibegger,Synergy Baku Azerbaijan Takes Stage Six Of The An Post Rás On Seskin Hill, Carrick-On-Suir

Stage 7, Saturday May 24: Carrick on Suir to Baltinglass, 147.7 km

Liam Holohan, Madison Genesis Britain, Takes A Solo Victory Into Baltinglass On Stage 7

Stage 8, Sunday May 25: Newbridge to Skerries, 134.3 km

Davide Ballerini, Team Idea 2010 ASD Italy, Takes The Final Stage Into Skerries With A Solo Victory

Clements Frakhauser, Tirol Cycling Team Austria Winner

Alex Peters Madison Genesis Great Britain 2nd Overall

Nic Hamilton Canadian National Team 3rd Overall

Patrick Bevin, New Zealand, Overall Winner Of The Green Points Jersey

Markus Eibegger, Synergy Baku Cycling, Takes The Overall Mountains Jersey

Damien Shaw, Aqua Blue Overall Winner Of The Best County Rider Blue Jersey Sponsored By Massi Ireland In 24 Place @13.03

Alex Peters Madison Genesis Great Britain With The Ben McKenna Best Young Rider Under 23 Winner

Damien Shaw, Aqua Blue County Winner;Patrick Bevin, New Zealand Green Jersey, Clements Frakhauser,Tirol Cycling Team Yellow, Alex Peters Madison Genesis Great Britain White, Markus Eibegger, Synergy Baku Cycling Mountains ,

International Team Winners, Madison Gensis Great Britain Liam Holohan, Dominic Jelfs, Ian Bibby And Alex Peters

Winning County, Team Aquablue Cork Sean Lacey,Olan Barrett, Damien Shaw, Ketih Gater, Brian McCrystal And Manager Tim Barry

                   Start List Of Competitors An Post Rás 2014

         Young Riders  *


BRITAIN Velosure Giordana Racing

UCI Continental Team


1.     Marcin Bialoblocki

2.     Nathan Edmondson

3.     Steve Lampier

4.     Bradley Morgan

5.     Robert Partridge


Manager: Bill Nickson



IRELAND An Post Chain Reaction

UCI Continental Team


6.     Robert Jon McCarthy  *

7.     Owain Doull *

8.     Jack Wilson *

9.     Sean Downey

10.   Shane Archbold


Manager:   Kurt Bogaerts



National Team 


11.   Remi Pelletier-Roy

12.   Nic Hamilton

13.   Pierrick Naud

14.   Ed Veal

15.   Sean McKinnon  *


Manager: Luc Arseneau




National Team


16.   Jonathan Dibben  *

17.   Christopher Latham*

18.   Oliver Wood *

19.   Jake Kelly *

20.   Alistair Slater *


Manager: Keith Lambert



National Team


21.   Patrick Bevin

22.   Liam Aitcheson *

23.   Marc Ryan

24.   Cameron Karwowski

25.   Hamish Schreurs  *


Manager: Dave Mann



AUSTRIA Tirol Cycling Team

UCI Continental Team


26.   Alexander Wachter *

27.   David Wohrer

28.   Gregor Mühlberger  *

29.   Clemens Frankhauser

30.   Martin Weiss  


Manager: Srecko Glivar


AUSTRALIA Team Subaru Albion



31.   Keagan Atkinson

32.   Anthony Murray

33.   Darcy Ellerm-Norton  *

34.   George Edwin Tansley  *

35.   Tirian McManus   *


Manager: Frank Conceicao



AZERBAIJAN Synergy Baku Cycling 

UCI Continental Team


36.   Connor McConvey

37.   Daniel Klemme

38.   Markus Elbegger

39.   Jan Sokol

40.   Christoph Schweizer


Manager: Arvis Piziks



FRANCE Bretagne Velotec



41.   David Chopin

42.   Ryan Sherlock

43.   Thibualt Jeannes

44.   Peter Williams

45.   Aurelien Daniel


Manager: Cedric Le Ny



GERMANY Team Kuota
UCI Continental Team


46.   Philipp Becker

47.   Andre Benoit

48.   Daniel Breuer  *
49.   Micha Glowatzki

50.   Joachin Tolles


Manager: Peter Becker


ITALY Team Idea 2010 ASD

UCI Continental Team


51.   Ricardo Pichetta

52.   Mirko Tedeschi

53.   Matteo Collodel

54.   Davide Ballerini   *

55.   Alessandro Pettiti


Manager: Omar Piscina



NETHERLANDS Parkhotel Valkenburg

UCI Continental Team


56.   Jasper Ockeloen

57.   Remco Broers

58.   Lars Horring

59.   Bram Nolten

60.   Rutger Schellevis


Manager: Stefan Franzar


NORWAY Motiv3 Cycling Team

UCI Continental Team


61.   Sondre L. Hurum  DNS

62.   Niklas Akvik  DNS

63.   Sivert Fandrem   DNS

64.   Anders Kristoffersen  DNS

65.   Marius Ness Haave  DNS


Manager: Lars Junker



USA Team SmartStop



66.   Jure Kocjan   DNS

67.   Zach Bell    DNS

68.   Rob Britton   DNS

69.   Michael Torkler  DNS

70.   Adam Myerson   DNS


Manager: Michael Creed


BRITAIN Madison Genesis

UCI Continental Team


71.   Peter Hawkins

72.   Dominic Jeffs

73.   Liam Holohon

74.   Alex Peters   *

75.   Ian Bibby


Manager: Julian Winn




UCI Continental Team


76.   Joshua Hunt

77.   Ryan Bevis

78.   James Lewis

79.   Dale Appleby

80.   Hugh Wilson


Manager: Courtney Rowe



Champion System-Club Roost


81.   Jake Womersley   *

82.   Jacpb Scott  *

83.   Ben Kellett   *

84.   Sebastian Baylis   *

85.   John Rigby


Manager: Chris Truett




Traction-McConvey Cycles


86.   Alex Donald

87.   Mike Millar

88.   Alasdair Macauley

89.   Brian Stewart

90.   Daniel Stewart   *


Manager: Cormac McCann





91.   Sean Lacey

92.   Olan Barrett

93.   Damien Shaw

94.   Bryan McCrystal

95.   Keith Gator


Manager: Tim Barry




Velo Revolution Works


96.   Michael Fitzgerald

97.   Anthony Doyle

98.   Aidan Crowley

99.   Stephen Halpin

100. Hugh McMahon


Manager: Derick Whyte



Inishowen Gateway Hotel-McCafe


101. Ronan McLaughlin

102. John Lynch

103. Mark McClure

104. Rory Devlin

105. Damien Lagan


Manager: Chris McElhinney



DOWN Chain Reaction Flagship Store

Boucher Road


106. Matty Blayney  DNS

107. David T. Watson

108. Paul Ferguson

109. James McMaster

110. Connor Hanna


Manager: David S. Watson



UCD Arrow


111. Art McManus

112. Con Collis

113. Ian Richardson

114. Anthony Walsh

115. Eoin Morton


Manager: Jason O’Callaghan






116. James Davenport

117. Ben Delaney

118. Brendan Moloney

119. John – Paul Lyons

120. Dave Reilly


Manager: Noel Moloney



Team 39 Spin 11


121. Stephen O’Sullivan

122. Eugene Moriarty

123. Andrew Meehan

124. John Mason

125. Will McCabe


Manager: Graham Thomas




Aherns Opel/BMW


126. Neil Long

127. Matt Slattery

128. Michael Lucey

129. Brendan Cassidy

130. Cathal Moynihan


Manager: Brendan Cassidy




Murphy Surveys Apex Construction

131. A.N.Other.    DNS

132. John Gargan   DNS

133. Liam Browne   DNS

134. Alan Burke    DNS

135. Richard McDonagh   DNS


Manager:  Liam Walker






136. Cormac Clarke  *

137. Ray O’Shaughnessey 

138. Liam Dolan

139. Des Woods

140. Roger Aiken


Manager: Dominic O’Brannagain





141. Chris Reilly

142. Niall Clarke

143. Sean Loughrane

144. Colm Quinn

145. Michael Barry


Manager: Kevin Dolan



MAYO South



146. Padrig Marrey

147. Derek Joyce

148. Sean McInervey

149. Paul Brady

150. Paddy Clarke


Manager: Pat Coyle


Mayo Ballina



151. A.N.Other   DNS

152. A.N.Other  DNS

153. A.N Other   DNS

154. Gareth McCormack   DNS

155. Eddie Barry   DNS


Manager: Derek Bowyer



MEATH Dunboyne



156. Javan Nulty  *

157. Mark Dowling

158. Tim O’Regan

159. Adam Armstrong

160. Fraser Duncan


Manager: John Wall






161. Stuart Cox

162. Niall Doggett

163. John Kenny

164. John Murray

165. Stephen Byrne


Manager: PJ Nolan




Visit Nenagh.ie


166. David McCarthy  *

167. Denis Dunworth

168. Eoin McCarthy   *

169. Mark Shannon

170. Mike Storan


Manager: Rene Van Dam





171. Shane Scully

172. Gary Scully

173. Alan Loftus

174. Damien Roche

175. Simon Ryan  *


Manager: Peter Bane




Comeragh Race The Rás


176. Sean Hahessy

177. Michael McNena

178. Andrew Roche

179. Stephen Murray

180. Robin Kelly


Manager: Michael Smyth











































































































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