Rás na nÓg

By Niall Wilson | 17th April 2018

All at Western Lakes CC wishes Scott Towey who is riding Rás na nÓg this weekend the best of luck. Since 2007 it has become one of the premier youth racing events on the calendar. Hosted by Drogheda Wheelers and under the stewardship of the hard working Gerard Campbell it is a very well run and…

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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 for all remaining rounds. In total 37 people turned up to either race or marshal. The league is aimed at getting club members out to…

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Great Western Lakes Sportif June 24th

By Niall Wilson | 17th March 2018

ENTRY HERE What is the Great Western Lakes Sportif Route 1, circa 135 km. Starting in the Market town of Ballinrobe, follow the N 84 to Partry, passing Lough Carra on your right.Lough Carra is the largest marl lake in Ireland and is part of the Great Western Lakes complex. It covers 1,560 hectares and…

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MTB Off road Audax Routes and info June 30th 2019

By Niall Wilson | 17th March 2018

Western Lakes CC have stepped into the world of Audax events for the 2nd year running where athletes test themselves over a route by completing it inside a time limit. The Mayo Western Lakes Audax MTB, has 2 event distances 100k and super tough 200k held on Sunday 30th June 2019. Both routes are steeped in history…

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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 on Sundays, Martin Joyce is back out and about and going well. The WLCC Ladies Sportif was a great success and well run by the…

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Western Lakes Cycling Club Ladies Sportive 2017

By Niall Wilson | 5th July 2017

Western Lakes Cycling Club Ladies Sportive 2017 In Aid of NCIB Centre Athlone Registration times & Location Date:                    Saturday 15th July Location:             Western lakes Cycling Centre, Kilmaine Road Ballinrobe Registration:       08:30 to 09:45 Briefing:               09:45 Start time:            10:00 Entrance fee:      €25 Please leave plenty of time to get to the cycling…

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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 12 Bens riders showed up, led by A1 racer JJ Flaherty, one suspects they did a lot of spinning over the winter. Never the less…

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Last round of Western Covey League July 6th

By Niall Wilson | 27th June 2017

Thursday July 6th is the final round of the Western Covey league. Sign on at Partry soccer club from 6.30pm, first group off at 7.15pm, the route is 5.5 laps of the Srah circuit. (45k) The club need to get as many members out as possible to have a chance of winning the league and…

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Western Lakes Cycling Club Report 23-06-2017

By Niall Wilson | 23rd June 2017

Lesiure and MTB Reports Hi Folks, we are slap bang in the middle of Sportif season and there are a great number of events around the area and in the west. A good few members took part in the Explore Mayo and Cornamona 50 mile cycles in recent weeks. The Great Lakes Sportif take place…

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Western Lakes Club League R1 “Robeen”

By Niall Wilson | 25th May 2017

Marrey makes it two in a row in Robeen Robeen was the location of the first round of the WLCC club league in which 30 riders togged out. The handicapping was carried out by P.Marrey and the bunch was broke up into five separate groups. The first group consisted of 7 riders with a few…

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