WESTERN LAKES ACTIVITIES

By Mike Kelly | 7th June 2021

WESTERN LAKES ACTIVITIES 26 th July –  1st August TUESDAY 27thMeeting at 6.45  in the Cornmarket and leaving at 7 sharp. It will bea 45k spin which will suit all abilities, Ken Mccarthy and Eimear FlAnnery will lead the spin and no one will be left behind.Hollymount Wheelers  7 pm 45/55kmWestern covey league not on this week THURSDAY 29…

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Western/Covey League 2021

By Padraig Marrey | 1st June 2021

A developmental league open to all racers who hold a current LC or full race licence. In 2021 its open to all clubs. We have limited places available. Most of the events are based in Srah near Tourmakeady Sign up here https://eventmaster.ie/event/o2kxfk3tLm

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By Mike Kelly | 9th May 2021

WESTERN LAKES ACTIVITIES 31st May – 7th June TUESDAY 1st June Meeting at 6.45  in the Cornmarket and leaving at 7 sharp. It will be a 45k spin which will suit all abilities, A shorter route will be available for new members Kenneth McCarthy and Eimear Flannery will lead the spin and no one will…

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International Women day

By Padraig Marrey | 8th March 2021

Q & A with Marie Finnerty  Bike type: Kona Kahuna MTB bike, an extremely old Raleigh road bike (which I bought 2nd hand in Dubai) and my Grandmothers High Nellie.  Discipline: MTB and road  Cycle for fun (Leisure) Questions in cycling How long are you cycling and which discipline do you prefer? My first cycle…

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A talk with club members

By Padraig Marrey | 20th February 2021

Over the next few months we are going to talk to as many members that will come forward and share their thoughts about their cycling experiences to date. Michael Kelly our PRO will send you a list of questions you fill out and its as simple as that. Every member has their own personal story…

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The Cycling Pirate

By Padraig Marrey | 20th February 2021

By Jerry Towey Lets start at the start.  Someday, somehow you get a notion and it happened me walking down them very familiar bars in the Rehabilitation Hospital trying out a new prosthetic leg.  After losing my leg in 1990 it was in 2010 an American Prosthetic Company cracked the age old problem on ways…

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The Original 1.5m guy

By Padraig Marrey | 2nd February 2021

‘Cycling Safe Passing’ Signs Noel Gibbons is a founder member of Western Lakes CC and has been involved in every facet of the club. Little did he know that his years in cycling would aid him in his role now as Mayo Road safety officer. Noel was instrumental in bringing loads of different safety intuitives…

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A year in my Life by Michael Gilvarry

By Padraig Marrey | 12th January 2021

Michael Gilvarry I joined Western Lakes Cycling Club in 2009 as a relatively late comer to the sport in my late thirties, taking up spinning initially after knee surgery on the advice that cycling would be good for my injury.  I spend my first two very enjoyable seasons clocking up steady miles with the leisure…

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Western Lakes Cycling Club Ladies Sportive

By Mike Kelly | 6th January 2021

The Western Lakes Cycling Club Ladies Sportive was established in 2012 as an opportunity to meet likeminded female cyclists in a non-competitive environment without feeling a need to keep up or be elitist. The Ladies Sportive is for cyclists of all abilities and is not just for racers or cycling club members. The inaugural ladies…

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A Talk with the infamous JJ Flaherty …

By Padraig Marrey | 30th December 2020

For those of you who dont know John James Flaherty,  a founder member of Western Lakes CC and the Twelve Bens cycling group. A hard man from Renvyle Co Galway.. The quite man seen here just beaten in a sprint but always a fierce competitor.  Did Trojan work on the front for our first Mizen…

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