7 Results for month: 02/2016

Donegal Bay CC Spring Sportive Sat April 16

3 NEW ROUTES FOR 2016 ALONG THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY The “Spring Sportive” will take place on Saturday April 16th this year and once again the World famous Magee of Donegal will be the title sponsor of the event in association with Ted’s Bike Shop Donegal Town The “Spring Sportive” was first run in 2013 and proved very popular attracting 200 ... More

Wild Atlantic Mizen Cycle on Saturday 9th July 2016.

Based in Bantry, West Cork, the cycle takes in Ireland’s most southerly point, the Mizen Head, and includes the spectacular scenery of the Mizen and Sheeps Head peninsulas. Two challenging routes, 130k and 100k; the 130k includes the Goats Path challenge on the Sheeps Head peninsula. See our website www.wildatlanticmizencycle.com  for the routes. ... More

Kells Angels Cycling Club – May 8th

All, Just a quick to let you all know that Kells Angels Cycling Club are hosting their inaugural Sportif on May 8th. It's a fundraiser for the Friends of St. Lukes our local hospital in Kilkenny (see poster attached). Our club chairman, Martin had a stroke in January of last year, thankfully he has made a full revovery and is back leading us up hi... More

Newcastle West Cycling Club – Sunday 17th April

On Sunday 17th April Newcastle West Cycling Club will be organising the cycling events at the Joanne McMahon Thanksgiving Fundraiser in Castlemahon, Co Limerick. Four hundred people packed the new hall in Castlemahon for the launch of the event in December, the launch being held 131 days before the 17th of April. 131 days is the number of days Joanne ... More

Broken bike, broken dreams – A Wexford weekend

SATURDAY afternoon of this year's winter training weekend finished as all good club spins should, with riders either falling off their bikes, or off their bar stools with exhaustion, writes Brian Kilbride. Whether your preference was for 40,90 or 125 Km, this spin had something for all levels of ability and commitment. Eight gathered in the STCC bolt ... More

How to make your cycle racing debut

YOU'VE done the training, researched the course, set up your bike, packed your kit and now the morning of your first cycle race has arrived, writes John Malone, racing secretary. This is where it all gets interesting and you're one missed toilet break from ruining your chance at glory. Here's your checklist, schedule and all you can expect on your cy... More

How to choose and prepare for your first cycle race

AT some point, every old and weathered smart-arse racer was facing into their first cycling race - and may not have been so smart-arsed, but perhaps just as old and weathered, writes John Malone, racing secretary. Your first race can be quite intimidating, but hopefully I can provide some pointers to ease the path somewhat. Choosing your first cycle ... More