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off-road Cycling Event

Event 1

Skelp blast

17 September 2022 | Start/Finish Westport

The Skelp Blast is an off road 26.5 km timed challenge up over the Skelp pass and around a fabulous course at the back of Croagh Patrick. The route terrain varies suiting all off-road and gravel bikes.

Event 2

The
Bothy

18th September 2022
Start/Finish Westport

If you are new to gravel or just want something a bit shorter than the Wild Nephin then why not try THE BOTHY?, a timed event with most of the thrills and spills of the Wild Nephin but covered in 60 km. The route suits all off-road and gravel bikes.

Event 3

Wild
Nephin

18th September 2022
Start/Finish Westport

A timed 100 km event starting at the Westport Quay via the Great Western Greenway to Funace lake in Newport toward the Bangor trail and then home. It is challenging, remote, off-road with amazing scenery. The route suits all off-road and gravel bikes.

Event 4

The wild nephin rocky

18th September 2022
Start/Finish Westport

A 140 km event starting at the Quay  Westport  via the Great Western Greenway to Furnace lakes outside Newport toward the Bangor trail and then home. It is challenging, remote, off-road with amazing scenery. The route suits all off-road and gravel bikes.

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Gravel Grind West 
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2 days ago

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Using some of our Gravel Grind West route..With a number of Gravel events taking centre stage over the next few weeks here is a great one to kick off with.A choice of 100 or 200k route, based out of Ballina it's a great way to explore North Mayo and #wildnephin areas.. This route covers so much it's impossible to make a full list of all the attractions.Sign up on https://eventmaster.ie/event/27xzS2qc0z ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

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Ultra events..The Why..Intrigued by Mondello24 but you let inner doubts prevent you from taking on this 24-hour challenge, then the latest Tri Talking Sport Podcast is a must listen.Our very own race announcer Joanne Murphy brings you a fun insight into the diverse cycling backgrounds of the all female 8-rider Women's Cycling Ireland team. Not only did they take on the 24-hours so well but they fully embraced the camaraderie and craic that makes this such a unique event.As we have said many times before Mondello24 is a lot more than just a cycling event and that's a message that comes across so clearly in the Podcast.So make yourself a cuppa and enjoy the stories of their Mondello24 journey.Listen here - https://bit.ly/EP85M24WCTCycling Ireland - Mondello Park - iRadio - Race Around Ireland ... See MoreSee Less
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Absolutely legendary..all those retro bikes were class to see...One thing for sure they still all needed to be pedalled..😉🚴‍♀️ ... See MoreSee Less
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