Irish council installs signs to show riders the start and finish of Strava segments

Cyclists in County Clare can use their smartphones to view segment stats out on the road

Cyclists in one corner of Ireland now have a bit of extra motivation for their weekend rides after a local council installed signs to mark Strava segments on local climbs.

The signs, which have been funded by Clare County Council, mark out the start and end of segments on a number of climbs in the western county of Clare on Ireland's Atlantic coast, including the eight per cent Castle Hill climb out of the fishing village of Doolin, and the 4.6km climb of Corkscrew Hill which includes a number of hairpins.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1