1. Thursday Night Training Is Back for 2017!

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    Thursday night training is back with Dave & Aidan and started on Thursday 12th January …meeting at the Kilmac Fly Over on the N11 @7.30pm.

    New member’s are also welcome to participate, come long on the night and we will look after your sign in.

    For non member’s wishing to take part in our training sessions a charge of €5.00 will apply.

    Please sign on & Pay Aidan before the session . Sorrento members must sign on.

    On The Night You Will Need

    • A good working road bike with winter tyres
    • A reflective jacket or vest – Mandatory
    • A helmet
    • Light’s front and back – Mandatory
    • Winter gloves (extra insulation)
    • Spare tube’s & pump or air canister
    • Water Bottle with some supplement & A nutrient bar
    • A pair of protective glasses
    • Wrap up well
    • Keep an eye on the weather forecast as this will give you an idea of the clothing you will need on the night.

    Please follow the instruction of David & Aidan at all times. They are very experienced cyclist’s with good working Knowledge of road cycling and night riding.

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  2. Chilly on Horseback…

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    Saturday 19th November, The Saturday Tour!

    Meet: Glen of the Downs Carpark, @ 10.00am… Expect a 70k spin . Back by 1.30pm.Ridden at a moderate pace. No Coffee stop unfortunately! Lead by Aidan Ryan. Getting good numbers at present so get back into the group now…

    Sunday 20th November, The Sunday Easy Tour!

    Meet: The Grove  Bar, Willow Grove @ 10.00am. Lead by Patrick Bradshaw…Expect a 60k spin . Back by 2pm with an obligatory coffee stop. The group will split depending on abilities.



    Get out before the big freeze…

    The winter is now here and the training schedule slows down for most riders but this is not a time to slow the body down completely…now we need to keep active, keep the pounds off in preparation for the Christmas season and prepare for longer days again in January!

    So get back out for some of the weekend spins and keep your stretching going!

    The Saturday spins have one of our coaches Aidan Ryan back on a regular basis to give you assistance and lead three hour tours at a moderate pace…not a time for hard miles so if you have ambitions for next year why not start out now with base miles!

    Sunday tours now generally are at least a dozen riders splitting into two groups based on ability so if you want to come along and test your legs there are options.

    Its getting a bit cooler so dress to impress…shoe covers may be necessary and please try and wear club clothing if you are riding on club tours…we have plenty of kit in stock if you need anything and remember we sell it to you at cost price!

    In a couple of weeks time we will have an extra page with a display of clothing and prices!

    Dates for your Diary

    AGM and Awards Presentation Friday 2nd December 8.30pm

    Christmas Holly Runs Sat 10th/Sun 11th December – Spot Prizes for most imaginative Christmas bike each day!

    Christmas Club Shindig Saturday 17th December – venue to be announced but a hoot of a night!

    Santagone Two Up Fun Leisure Time Trial Monday 26th December- Teams of two riders, who make a guess on how fast(or slow) they can cover our 3.9 Mile TT course from Kilmacanogue … no timing devices allowed. Bring your friends…

    And then back to Kilpeddar for some freshly baked Paris Brest Paris Cake in Paul and Clare’s kitchen with some great stories from at least three wise men from the East…a great way to blow off the vino from the previous day…all ages and levels welcome!







  3. Richardson Bags O’Shea TT

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    Winner Ian Richardson receives the trophy from Geraldine O’Shea


    After a number of attempts to win,UCD Fitzcycles rider Ian Richardson pulled off a super victory in the Danny O’Shea Open Memorial 10 mile time trial on Saturday over the fast Beehive circuit near Wicklow town.

    A quality field of 29 riders rode in cloudy but warm conditions on the old N11 road to Jack Whites pub and return.

    Featuring some stretches of new tarmac following the motorway construction this proved a popular stretch with the riders.

    In second place the experienced Greg Swinand  of Aqua Blue followed in 39 seconds back with another UCD man Con Collis a further 12 seconds back.

    A super event to remember the long time commissar and founding member of Sorrento Cycling Club.

    The cup was presented by Danny’s widow Geraldine with the results and times being administered by the club racing secretary Joanne O’Shea, Danny’s daughter.

    Click the link below for the full results.


    Photo images to follow later.

  4. The Racing Season Hotting Up!

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    The tension is beginning to build now with only four events left in the league and championship season.

    This week we hold our very popular 25 Mile TT starting from the Tap Pub on the old N11.

    The table is tight at the top with the ever consistent Mark McGarry leading Dave Peelo by a narrow margin of 11 points with improving Ciaran Mulcahy, Roy Bowden and Paul Cullinan all vying for places on the podium over the next few races.

    A full breakdown of race results  below.


    Dave Peelo 23.13 1st
    Paul Cullinan 23.38 2nd
    Billy Bourke 24.15 3rd
    Roy Bowden 25.04 4th
    Mark McGarry 25.34 5th
    Ciaran Mulcahy 25.37 6th
    Glen Lyons 26.24 7th
    Eileen O’Sullivan 33.19 Ladies Champion
    10 Mile TT Handicap

    Thursday 9th June

    Ciaran Mulcahy 21.37 1st 11
    Roy Bowden 22.04 2nd 10
    Paul Cullinan 22.08 3rd 9
    Dave Peelo 22.13 4th 8
    Eileen O’Sullivan 22.19 5th 7
    Glen Lyons 22.24 6th 6
    Mark McGarry 22.34 7th 5
    Billy Bourke 22.45 8th 4
    Time Keeper: J O’Shea
    Marshalls: G O’Shea,G Peelo,C O’Connor



    Thursday 16th June

    22.5 Mile CP

    Filterbeds Roundwood


    NAME Handicap Time Actual Time PLACE POINTS
    Paul Cullinan 1.23.27 58.27 1st 11
    Mark McGarry 1.23.36 58.36 2nd 10
    Dave Peelo 1.23.36 58.36 3rd 9
    Ciaran Mulcahy 1.23.36 1.00.36 4th 8
    Roy Bowden 1.23.36 1.00.36 5th 7
    Andy Kavanagh 1.23.43 58.43 6th 6
    Eileen O’Sullivan 1.28.31 1.28.31 7th 5


    League Table at 29th June 2016

    RIDER L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 L6 L7 L8 C1 C2 C3 C4 TOTAL PLACE
    Mark McGarry 7 8 11 8 9 8 10 5 66 1
    Dave Peelo 11 1 9 7 1 9 9 8 55 2
    Ciaran Mulcahy 5 9 1 1 8 11 8 11 54 3
    Roy Bowden 8 1 1 6 10 1 7 10 44 4
    Paul Cullinan 0 1 1 1 7 7 11 9 37 5
    Glen Lyons 4 6 1 10 5 1 0 6 33 6
    Andy Kavanagh 0 0 10 9 6 0 6 0 31 7
    Eileen O’Sullivan 1 3 0 11 4 0 5 7 31 8
    Colin O’Connor 3 2 0 1 11 6 0 1 24 9
    Barry Nolan 9 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 10
    Jamie Noone 0 11 7 0 0 0 0 0 18 11
    Billy Bourke 0 0 0 0 3 10 0 4 17 12
    Aidan Ryan 6 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 16 13
    Michael McHugh 0 7 8 0 0 0 0 0 15 14
    John Dorris 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 12 15
    Patrick Bradshaw 2 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 8 16
    Hugh Butler 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 17
    Aubrey Shaw 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 18
    Paul O’Donohoe 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 19






  5. 2016 Mick Byrne Randonee exceeds all Expectations!

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    The 9th annual Mick Byrne Randonee took place on Sunday May 29th 2016, starting at Dalkey and was a huge success with 300 entries sold out.

    On the day the riders had a tough parcour on all three routes to negotiate but in great spirit and with good weather conditions combined to make it a memorable day for all particpants.

    A big thank you to all the volunteers from Sorrento and Audax Ireland who put on a super show as usual…

    Photos will here later so click back.

    All surplus goes to the Irish Hospice Foundation. We raised nearly € 3,500 last year! 













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