Coaching sessions for youth (under 10-16) cyclists continues each Saturday at the new time of 10am. Riders should arrive at Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre at 9:45am and undertake a bike check (brakes, gears etc.) and be ready to roll at 10 sharp.
The Cycling Ireland Yearbook is available on request through the C.I. website at http://www.cyclingireland.ie/Home/News/Yearbook-Requests.aspx
Preparations are underway for The 4th Dingle Peninsula Cycle Challenge on Saturday 4th May (Bank holiday weekend). Two routes to choose from – 125km / 75 miles or 56km / 35 miles. For more information join us on Facebook Dingle Cycling Club or phone Breege @ 087 1346566. This cycle is held annually as part of Féile na Bealtaine celebrations and money raised goes to local charities. Pre-registration will be available, see facebook for updates on this. Route one (35 miles) starts in Dingle and goes to Camp via N86 and returns to Dingle via Connor pass. Irelands premier mountain for cyclists – classified as grade 1. Route 2 – 40 miles departs Dingle and takes the full Slea Head route incorporating tourist hotspots such as Ventry, Slea Head, Dunmore Head (Europe’s most westerly point) Dunquin, Ballyferriter, Ballydavid and Feothanach. It is €30 for either the short or full route. Free T shirt for first 200 cyclists to register. Any excess after costs goes to charity. Sign-on is at the Marina from 8am, with riders leaving at 9am, and heading east for Annascaul.
Following performances in the Johnny Drumm, and with the County League rapidly approaching, Le Directeur has decided it is time to get serious. See what he has to say in ‘The Directeurs Chair’ here.