Cycling Club Update
Some activities that members took part in over the summer were Tour De Connemara, Ring of Kerry, 3 Provinces Charity Cycle, Tour of Beara in Cork, Atlantic Coast Cycle in Clare, South Roscommon Charity Cycle, Lynx Charity Cycle in Offaly.
They raised over €800 for Jigsaw Galway, which provides mental health support to young people in the Ballinasloe area.. Hilly scenic loops of 95kms and 50km were completed by 30 Members - all over Tipperary heartlands finishing with lunch in De Roiste’s bar and Restaurant.
Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Centre Kinnitty, Co Offaly hosted a beginners and advanced members day for mountain cycling with guides provided.
Deirdre Dillon and Clare Dillon took part in the Donegal Atlantic Way 555., a gruelling course over 555km taking in the hills in Donegal and the club is delighted to report that they were the first ladies team home in just under 22 hours!
Members of the group showed their support for fellow cyclist Joe Mullin from Woodford who unfortunately was involved in a serious accident on 31 January 2022 while out training. They participated in the Portumna Cycling Club Bikes and Buns fundraiser.
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