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The Tour de France time is underway at the minute, with the race being contested by 176 riders from 22 teams. The Tour is at the extreme end of the sport with 21 stages covering a mind boggling 3,351km (that’s 2200 miles, in ‘old money’). Cycling has become a very popular sport and although amateur cyclists will cover the maybe not as many miles. It is important to have the right mix of fuel on board to combat fatigue and optimise performance.
The Galway Baybes set hearts racing in Donegal last Friday and Saturday when they took on the Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra, their second ever ultra cycling endurance race. The team of riders, all members of Galway Triathlon Club set a new course record for the 555k distance, winning the women’s four person category in a time of 19 hours and 24 minutes.
County Sligo is a place steeped in heritage and tradition, mountains, beaches perfect for walks, golf, cycling, or strolling along one of the beautiful beaches.
National Bike Week returns to Mayo this summer from Saturday June 9, to Sunday June 17, where you can enjoy eight days on two wheels celebrating and promoting all that is great about cycling.
Galway’s Paralympic Champion Eoghan Clifford this week announced his retirement from international cycling. Since his international paracycling debut in 2014, Clifford has been a dominant force in the MC3 category, both on the track and the road. The Galway-based rider has amassed fifteen podium placings at major event, including a Paralympic Title, four World Titles, and six World Cup gold medals.
Get your bikes out because the Galway Bike Festival will take place from Saturday June 9 to Sunday June 17. The event which is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport was officially launched in City Hall this week by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr Pearce Flannery, and Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway Cllr Eileen Mannion.
Galway cyclists are being urged to join the campaign to give cyclists a louder voice in Galway.
Islandeady Cycling Club has organised a special free information evening with cycling expert Eamon Marrey on Friday, October 27 at 7.30pm in Jack's Old Cottage, Islandeady, home of Islandeady Cycling Club.
Galway gymnasts Jane Heffernan and Emma Slevin are set to travel on Saturday to the European Youth Olympics Festival as part of a 40 strong Team Ireland.