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. …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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..…

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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.…

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WLCC Activities 21th December -27th December 2020

By Mike Kelly | 11th October 2020

WESTERN LAKES ACTIVITIES ,CHRISTMAS WEEK, 21st -27th DecemberOff Road Santa Spin on Tuesday 22nd December.  Lights essential. Fairy lights allowed Be prepared to get dirty.Meet at Cong big car park 6.45pm,…

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By Mike Kelly | 4th October 2020

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…

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