Clifden Training weekend Itinerary

Clifden weekend good view

The schedule for the Clifden weekend. This may change slightly, check FB page.
The Ballinrobe group will meet at Cycling centre for sign on from 8.30am on Saturday 19th of Jan,

Leaving the cycling centre at 9am sharp.

The Westport Gang can leave at 9.30am as its shorter for them to Leenane (19miles)

  • Group 1, Leave Ballinrobe and Westport meet en-route (Around Leenane) then straight to Clifden via Letterfrack (80k) arrive about 1pm
  • Group 2, Ballinrobe and Westport meet en-route then, left down the Innagh valley then either  straight to Clifden or can go via Lehinch castle (105k) arrive around 1pm
  • Group 3, Ballinrobe and Westport meet en-route then, left down the Innagh valley left again to Maam Cross, right for Camus, Cashel, Carna via bog road to Clifden 160k arrive 2.30pm

Room list and groups will be sent out by email.

10.30am ish Westport meet Western Lakes gang on road between Leenane and Maam.

11.00 Group split into 3 at Innagh Valley junction.

Soup and sandwiches for all, at the hotel as you arrive.
The car and the Van will need to be stocked up with plenty of water bottles and food (can give to back up driver, driving Padraig’s car, as we will not be stopping until we reach Clifden. The total distance will be 100 miles over heavy roads.

It is recommended that this group brings enough water and food with them to get to Clifden.

The WLCC back up bus will bring your Luggage to the hotel, The Westport gang will have there own van for luggage.

If you want you can have a snack at your own expense in the local bars or go straight to the Leisure facilities which are all complementary. (Remember to bring swimsuit, goggles and swim hat)


At 5.30pm there will be a group talk on getting ready for the season and race tactics, this is open to all

The Ras squad will have a separate meeting after this to discuss plan for Ras 2013.

Dinner will be served at 7pm in hotel restaurant this is covered in the price, all drinks must be covered separately.

Sign on from 9.30am spin leaves at 10am sharp outside the hotel, again there will be 2/3 routes back to Leenane and home to Ballinrobe or Westport.

All Payment must be made in advance see your respective club reps.

Please make sure your bike is in good working order, good tyres and brakes,  bring spares (tube, pump, levers and food)