Club News

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…

Western Lakes Cycling Club, celebrating 21 years of pedaling.

By Padraig Marrey | 25th December 2020

  Back in the 1990’s, down tube gears, narrow saddles, and even narrower tyres were all the craz, people cycled everywhere with little more than a cap on their heads. It’s hard to believe that cycling helmets had only been introduced into the Professional peloton. All those years with huge pelotons, manic bunch sprints and…

Road spin activity 2019

By Mike Kelly | 26th January 2019

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…

Coaching Children Workshop

By Mike Kelly | 16th January 2019

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

Garhill cup

By Padraig Marrey | 19th November 2018

The last road race round of the Mayo league took place in Ballinrobe hosted by Western Lakes cc. Over 40 riders signed up for the mass start event. The prestigious Garhill cup was up for grabs for the winner. Past winners included Junior World champion Mark Scanlon, Irish champions Morgan Fox and David O Loughlin…

Club league report after Rd 1 in Kilmaine

By Niall Wilson | 31st March 2018

A gigantic crowd turned up for round one of the Western Lakes CC club league in Kilmaine. Gerry and Veronica Sheridan hosted the event and have set the bar high…

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Western Lakes Cycling Club News 24-07-2017

By Niall Wilson | 24th July 2017

Lesiure and MTB Report Hi cycling folk, it has been a busy few week on the bikes, the club spins are going well on Tuesdays and Thursdays and longer spins…

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Cliften Kings take the Crowns in Hollymount

By Niall Wilson | 3rd July 2017

The second round of the WLCC club league was held in Hollymount on Friday night last, the local riders did not know what to expect when a van load of…

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