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Thursday
May212015

Wandesforde School sponsored cycle 2015

The Wandesforde School sponsored cycle is on Saturday 6th June. 

This is not only a great day on the bike but a great day out for all the family. It has a children's 5km fun cycle for the kids, a 30km cycle for any newcomers to cycling in the family and the more challenging 100km and 125km routes for any experienced cyclists in the family. Mixing this with the activities in the school and plenty of food afterwards it promises to be an excellent day of fun and enjoyment.


Lots of different distances to suit all: 
- 5km fun run / cycle
- 30km cycle
- 100km and 125km cycles

Full details on the deenside wheelers website here

100km route map here 

125km route map here

Saturday
May022015

Verge Kilkenny TT League 2015

We're delighted to announce that this years Kilkenny Time Trial League will be sponsored by Verge with thanks to John Dempsey of Lucca Sports. For the winners of the 2015 Verge Kilkenny TT League - John has very kindly sponsored a fantastic piece of kit - the Verge DeFend - customised to the winners club kit colours.

We're linking up with our neighbours again - Kilkenny Triathlon Club, Deenside Wheelers and Kells Angels CC, with each club hosting a Time Trial, concluding with a hill climb tt and a team time trial.

Entry fee is €10 for all 6 time trials. 
Registration from 6.15 on Thursday - first riders off at 7.00. 

The dates of each time trial are as follows:

Week 1 - Thursday 7th May Kilmanagh TT - 14.5km. 
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/94148975

Week 2 - Thursday 14th May Cilin Hill TT - 13.5km. 
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/94155307

Week 3 - Thursday 21st May Castlecomer TT - 16km. 
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/94127133

(No time trial on Thurs 28th May as to allow for organisation of the Deenside Wheelers Race)

Week 4 - Thursday 4th June - Kells TT - 15.4km. 
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/387345354

Week 5 - Thursday 11th June - Hill Climb TT 
Route TBC

Week 6 - Thursday 18th June - Team Time Trial - 12.5km
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/440942350

We have a new dedicated facebook page for the league - find out more here: 
https://www.facebook.com/KilkennyTimeTrialLeague 

Or to get in touch send us an email on kilkennytimetrialleague@gmail.com

Friday
Mar272015

MCC Beginners Spins 2015

Marble City Cyclers Beginners Spins 2015

 

Marble City Cyclers will be commencing a beginner’s spin of a 6 week program starting on Monday the 13th April.

 

There will be one weekly ride every Monday evening departing from the gates of Kilkenny Castle at 7.00pm

Also giving the option of merging in to our 10 am club rides on a Sunday morning.

This program is aimed at all adult beginner cyclists and is run by Marble City Cyclers experienced cycling members & coaches. The aim of the program is to progress riders from these beginners spins to more advanced weekly spins with the aim of being capable of joining us in participating in our annual Tour of Kilkenny Sportive.

Requirements:

All participants thinking of attending these rides should be capable of riding between 30km to 50km.

• Road bike with drop bars, or hybrid type
• Helmets must be worn at all times
• Pump
• Spare tubes
• Puncture repair kit
 

Membership:

Beginners are afforded 3 rides before being required to join Marble City Cyclers & Cycling Ireland. Members will be covered with personal accident and public liability insurance by virtue of their membership of Cycling Ireland. For more information you can contact

Eugene mullally on 087 6893743