This week the big guns are in town with the Irish Road Race Championships taking place on our patch, with our own Suzanne White competing in the ladies race at 1pm on Saturday. We wish her the best of luck in this her first major master race and brings great honour to the club after a long gap of club members riding at this level.
On Sunday the main event is the Men’s elite and U23 race which starts at noon on a circuit that takes in the The Tap and Beehive pubs, with a stellar line up including World Tour riders Sam Bennett, Nicholas Roche, Eddie Dunbar, Ryan Mullen and current Irish Champion Ben Healy.
We have two groups heading down on Sunday to spectate with the 10am group meeting at Ashford and the 9.30am group leaving from the Grove.
The race circuit includes Conary, Redcross and Barndarrig with a few climbs there will be ample spectating opportunities.
Saturday 2nd October – Grove Bar, Willow Grove @9.30am. Leaving Promptly !Self Led this week with a moderate pace of 80kms.
Sunday 3rd October, The Sunday Easy Tour Spin !
Group 1 Meet: Grove Bar, Willow Grove @9.30am. Leaving Promptly ! Led by Cathy Mac this week with a moderate pace of 70kms with coffee on the route. This week spectating at the RR Championships.
Group 2 Meet: Avoca Mount Usher, Ashford @10am. Leaving Promptly ! Led by Eileen this week with a moderate pace of 50kms with coffee on return. This group will watch the race start near the The Tap pub.
Saturday 2nd October/Sunday 3rd October Irish National Road Race Championships. Beehive,Wicklow.
*Remember also in advance of any club event all members must register their intention to participate on the CI booking system. Please do not turn up on the day without pre-booking using the app. When using the sign on use 9am/10am as the start time as it only accepts hourly blocks. It is also recommended that you might wish to carry a buff or mask, make sure you wear your new free Sorrento mask…