CLUB KIT

There will be a sale of all club gear currently in stock this Friday the 6th of July!  20-50% off the usual prices. These items can be tried on and bought between 6.30-7.30pm in Joe Dalys Cycles. PLEASE do not arrive looking for club kit before 6.30pm. It is the Ring of Kerry Weekend and the guys will be very busy!

All items must go, this a great opportunity to get some gear for the sportives, for training or to get some accessories in preparation for the winter spins. See the forum for a full list of what is available.

https://www.orwellwheelers.org/forum/club-kit/6876-orwell-kit-sale#27121

All other prepaid kit items can also be picked up at this time too as the final kit order from Velo Revolution is now in stock.

 

YOUTHS

Thursday 5th July - Club Road Racing Championships are on https://www.orwellwheelers.org/forum/racing/6867-cl-2018-r14-tulferris-rr-champs#27034 - Club rules state that eligible youth riders must be accompanied to the course by a parent or guardian or they will not be allowed to ride.

Sunday July 8th - Spin from Joe Daly Cycles, leaving at 10:00. This will be around 2 - 2.5 hours or c. 35-50k round trip. The route will depend on who turns up to ride.

There is racing this Sunday in Moynalty. See the Open Racing section.

Monday - as always there will be the Racing at Corkagh. Sign on opens at 6.30pm. First race is off at 7pm.

Thursday 12th July – 25mile TT. Keep an eye on the club forum for Brians updates on times and sign on.

 

LEISURE:

The leisure training routes for this Saturday have been posted on the club forum. Please note the ealier starting times! We aim to get you home by lunchtime and out of the heat of the day (it’s not often we get to say things like that!

Saturday July 7TH: CHANGE OF DEPARTURE TIMES from Joe’s

Orange 08:20
Yellow 08:30
White 08:40

White Route
www.strava.com/routes/14149196
Distance 53kms Elevation 1,070

Yellow Route
www.strava.com/routes/14144308
Distance 55Kms, - Elevation 1,066Mts

Orange Route
www.strava.com/routes/14149372

 

Spotives & Audaxs this weekend:

The Midlands 300, also known as the Orwell 'One Lump' 300 will take place on Saturday July 7th 2018.
For those of you interested in pushing past the 200 km mark, this event provides a great opportunity to test your ambition, determination and fitness being by some distance the flattest 300 in the country with a relatively modest 1,716 m of climbing.
To the credit of the route designer, navigation is straightforward and towns offering shops, cafes and garages for refuelling can be found at regular intervals along the route.
For full information check out the Audax Ireland Event page.

Event Particulars:
Entry fee: €5 with a CI license; one day CI licenses also available for €5 on the day;
Entry fee payable to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. via PayPal;
Entry form: Compulsory and to be found on the Event Page (link above);
Event Date: Saturday July 7th 2018;
Entry Closing date: Friday 29th June 2018;
Venue: Joe Daly Cycles - Dundrum - Dublin 14;
Start time: 6am sharp;
Venue opening time: 5:30am;
Facilities: Parking, toilets, bag storage and changing room available;
Route: Midlands 300 route.

Finally, if you have any questions at all please reach out on this thread or pop a mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll do what we can to assist

Two for the Diary!

Saturday 14th July: New Women's Beginner Group

While some of the new women are off to the Ring of Kerry this weekend the rest of the 55 new members  have moved on to their Sunday cycles.  Next weekend the Leisure Committee has organised a special Saturday ‘Integration Spin’; to formally welcome these new women, and our recent Pathway 2 participants into the club.

We hope that many club members racing, and leisure, can  to join this special spin to Russborough House where we will have a “variety” of complimentary refreshments on offer.

 

Sunday 15th July:

The Jack & Jill Wexford Cycle 2018 will take place on Sunday the 15th of July. It is for a great cause and isn't too far away from home!

The organiser, Derek, has been a great supporter of youth cycling so it would be nice to return the favour and support their event.

 

IVCA

Saturday 07-Jul: Saturday TT Series, TT 10 miles, Johnstown Bridge at 09:30

Sunday 08-Jul: Champs Age DMS - 90 km, Kentstown course, starts at 09:00

Sunday 08-Jul: We'll Meath Again Tour, 75 km from Clonee at 10:00

Tuesday 10-Jul: IVCA DMS 45 km Summerhill (Short) 19:00

Friday 13-Jul: IVCA Track Eamonn Ceannt at 19:00. Riders must be accreditated for the track.

 

RACING:

Club League:

Thursday the 5th of July – the club Road Race Championships will take place on the Tulfarris Circuit. Sign on is until 7.15pm at the industrial estate near the Texaco petrol station on the south side of Blessington. Full details on the club forum.

 

Thursday the 12th of July – The club 25mile TT championships. Please watch the forum for full details early next week.

 

Open Racing:

There are a few racing options this weekend.

7th and 8th: The Bogman 2 Day promoted by Western Lakes CC - https://westernlakescc.com/event/bogman-race-2018

 

Saturday 7th: Ballivor Grand Prix

Sign-on / Start / Finish: McLaughlins Pub, Ballivor, Co Meath

Course: https://www.strava.com/segments/2725381

Format: One handicap race for A1, A2, A3 and A4
Distance: 54.9km – 3 laps of an 18.3km circuit
Sign-on: 5:30pm; Start: 7pm

 

Sunday 8th

There are a few races on the 8th but the closest to home is the Moynalty GP

Sign on in Mullagh Sports Centre, full details on https://www.facebook.com/moynaltycyclingclub/

YOUTH SIGN ON 8:30am
Race Start 10am 8k Lap.
U12 8k - 1 lap
U14 24k - 3 laps
U16 40k - 5 laps

SENIOR SIGN ON 11am
Race Starr 1pm 32k lap, & new finish line
A1/2 130k - 4 laps
A3 95k - 3 laps
A4 65k - 2 laps

 

TRACK:

The Dublin Track Cycling International is on this weekend on both Saturday and Sunday in Sundrive Velodrome.

It is a UCI Class 1 event and attracts top international riders who are chasing Olympic qualification points. Entry is free and it is very spectator friendly.

Racing is scheduled between 10-3:30 with the following events:

Saturday (10-3:30):
Scratch - 4 races Jun Men, Jun Women, Elite Men, Elite Women

Points - Elite Men, Elite Women

Keirin - Elite Men, Elite Women

Madison - Elite Men, Elite Women

 

Sunday (10-3:30)

Omnium - Elite Men, Elite Women

Sprint - Elite Men Elite Women

 

 

 

 

 

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