Carry extra food and water. In winter time – Don’t rely on minimum lighting requirements. Consider carrying a front light. It is strongly recommended that riders use more that one rear red light. Wear a reflective vest, reflective leg bands, and other brightly reflective clothing. Carry a tool kit, spare inner tubes (and patches), and…

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Start the New Year in style with a Connacht Cyclo Cross medal! This year’s event will be head on the grounds of Westport House Farmyard and should be exciting finale to the cyclocross season. There are 2 senior categories plus all the youth levels, the going should be good after the recent dry spell. Cyclo…

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The clubs now annual Rás na Turcaí took place on Stephens Day with new bikes and cycling gear getting their first run out in the balmy winters morning. Over 45 riders, including 8 youths, turned up to brave the very wet, windy and almost zero temperatures, many wondering why they didn’t stay in the warmth…

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By Keith Mulroy: It was very cold and wet day, there was plenty of new bikes in the car park after Santa, we went out to the tavern as our race was starting there, we lined up to start behind the lead car, everyone was shivering with the cold, we took off, the pace went…

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  Results from the clubs annual Rás na Turcaí held on St Stephens Day 26th December 2014   Under 12: Keith Mulroy First Girl: Orla Harrison First Youth: Alan Hand First Lady: Eimear Harrison Overall: 1st – Colm Staunton 2nd – Patjoe O’Connell 3rd – James McGreevy   Full race report to follow……..

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Our annual Rás na Turcaí is scheduled for St. Stephens Day December 26th. Sign-on is scheduled for 10.30am at the skate park with the race starting at 11am sharp. Roll-out to Louisburgh for a social spin then handicapped from Louisburgh to Westport for the race. Spot prizes will be awarded on the day at T.…

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COMPETITIVE EVENTS CALENDAR Over  400 Road* Events take place at various locations all over the country. They are run at club level and you need to hold a Competition License to participate.  Events are run as closed leagues with limited access or Open Races for all qualifying riders. The flagship events are An Post Ras in…

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Eimear and Orla’s trip to Alkmaar (Holland) On Friday the 14th of November we left the house at 4:50 am to drive to Dublin Airport to take part in a Track Training camp in Alkmaar, Holland with Orla Hendron and Gen Sheridan. We met all the Girls in the airport, checked in, said goodbye to…

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Results from the Connacht Cycling MTB League Round 3 @ Delphi Adventure Centre: Elite – 5 Laps: 1st: Mark Scanlon – Eire Óg – 89m 42s 2nd: Chris Troy – Castlebar CC – 96m 21s 3rd: Neil Martin – Connemara MTB – 105m 43s 4th: Peter Jones – Lakeland CC – 107m 26s Expert –…

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Great results for the Westport Coveys in the last round of the Western Covey League. The front groups worked well together with Simon Moran and Michael Needham doing big pulls to keep the scratch group from closing them down. In the end Michael Needham won the sprint with ease and Simon got piped for 2nd…

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