Western Lakes cycling activities this week


Tuesday 20th Oct @ 6.45; On bikes @ 7 sharp Club mountain bike spin from Moorehall wood car park, Front light and rear light essential,
Tuesday 20th Oct@ 6.30pm Sharp Leisure Spin from Hollymount 35k local loop

Wednesday 21st Oct@ 6pm  Youth cyclocross taking training at cycle centre ,(please sign up online)

Sunday 25th October @ 9 am Leisure Spin from cornmarket
Sunday 25th October @ 9am Sharp Leisure spin from Hollymount 100+kms depending on Weather and covid Restrictions

  All information on this this and more is on our website, check website/Facebook page if in any doubt if event going

ahead westernlakescc.com

Events for youths and adults and any off road bike will do. CX is brilliant for bike handling skills. Cyclo cross training race at Ballinrobe Cycling centre hosted by Western lakes cc next Wednesday evening Oct 7th. Youth races start at 6pm sharp, adult races from 7pm.events will be held under flood lights but  Helmet or head lights recommended Entry only. All off road bikes allowed . CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO ENTER . ALL CLUBS WELCOME. All participants must sign up on line as part of covid regulations  https://eventmaster.ie/event/b4LmI9AHjr


He hit the afterburners to win on the gap..
Round 5 of the Mayo cycling league turned into an epic.. strong winds,driving rain and 2 ascents of the windy gap proved to be a real hard day on the bike over 70k
Sean was on the attack from the first lap going ahead on the first ascent of the windy gap, keith Mulroy Westport Covey wheelers joined him and the 2 worked well together till the last ascent of the climb, behind Niall Mc Loughlin Covey and Jonathan Caulfield Castlebar looked to be pulling the 2 leaders in but ran out of road..
Seanie had to kick hard to beat Keith in the sprint.
Sean Barnicle had another great race finishing in the top 15.
Colin Loughney was unlucky when a mechanical put him on the back foot for most of the race..
Sara Canny put in another strong performance.

Well done to Castlebar CC for Organising a great race.. a good dress rehearsal for the Nationals on September 12&13th

Next up is the Connacht road race on Sunday in Loughrea..

Want to join Western Lakes cycling Club ?
On Thursday March 5th @Marrey Bikes 7-9pm the club will hold an information evening.
Want to learn some mechanics about keeping your bike in good working order, short workshop from 7.7.40pm with Marrey Bikes mechanics.
Refreshment break.
Club Discipline Representatives will present their calendar of activities for the coming year. 7.50-9pm
Group chat, with like minded people.. make some plans.
Find out how to join the cycling club.

All interested people welcome..
To all our existing members please let all our friends and neighbours know about our introduction workshop

Essential for all children that are cycling to get involved from the start , learn the skills and safety first, in a quite controlled lit up area

The plan for 2019 is to encourage the participation of new and existing cyclists in group leisure cycling activities. Communication of activities will be conducted through WLCC Club Website, WLCC Facebook page and Discipline/Location WhatsApp Group.

Based on our participating Member feedback to date in 2019, it is initially proposed to structure three Groups ranging in objective and average speed. These groups will designated by the WLCC club colours as follows;

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Any members helping with junior training, this is a great local course to get you up to speed on the best approach to working with children in sport. This course is free and place are limited. If you are interested please contact the club secretary Alan by emailing alanstephens1@gmail.com