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COVID-19: CCC Staying at Home for Easter

We’re going to be home for Easter. Many of us are also thinking about how we could help our family, friends, neighbours and community who’re dealing with C-19. Why not play your part in cycling around Ireland (c.2,100 KM), with a twist. Do it without leaving your house! Here are some ways in which you Read More …

CCC & Covid-19

We’ve advised members that following on from a CCC Exco meeting on 12 March, and bearing in mind HSE and CI guidance, we’re suspending club activities (indoor & outdoor) until at least 29th March. I’m sure you’ll understand why the exec has taken this step. We regret having to take this decision, but it’s in Read More …

CCC M2M: Day 4

Finally! Day 4: EnnisKillen to Malin Head At breakfast in Enniskillen, the end was in sight, provided you’d great eye-sight and it was a clear day.  149KM remained to be covered.  With the benefit of loosened shoulders (thanks for the massages Declan) and with the full complement of riders setting off (Timmy & Finbar made it back from Read More …

CCC M2M: Day 3

Day 3 saw a row* break out between the rugby fans and the others.  The gang got on the road and arranged their first coffee stop for a timely, if disappointing, update. The group needed to cover 126KM to be reacquainted with their luggage in Enniskillen, so they’d no choice but to keep moving!  Spirits weren’t dampened by the downpour in Read More …

CCC M2M Day 2

Day 2: Charleville to Athlone After a couple of refreshments and a good rest, the gang set off from Charleville; destination Athlone.    Only 154KM today and spirits remain high! Gareth reckons he got a Sean Kelly tan today. It’s possibly dirt.  Flick through the photos and decide for yourself. Day 2: Charleville to Athlone Read More …

CCC M2M: Day 1

The gang set off from Mizen on Thursday morning, facing into a 170KM spin to Charleville. They bumped into reporting royalty in Macroom and despite cycling all day, didn’t even left Cork!   Day 1 The Grand Depart! M2M Jenny On The Move 190926 http://castleknockcyclingclub.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/M2M-The-Start-190926.mp4 Jenny On The Move http://castleknockcyclingclub.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/M2M-Jenny-On-The-Move-190926.mp4 M2M Day 1 Photos [Show thumbnails]

CCC Does M2M: Day 0

On Thursday 26 September, a group of CCC members and friends will roll from Mizen Head with the aim of getting to Malin Head on Sunday.  That’s 680KMs of ups and downs, hopefully with the benefit of a steady tail-wind!     JOK with some inspiration for the M2M gang on the bus. http://castleknockcyclingclub.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/M2M-JOK-190925.mp4 Jim Read More …

Steady…!

The Spin Leader group met recently. New spin leaders have joined the group since January.  We’re up to 40 in the group now. Our aim on the night was to emphasise the consistency in how we lead groups and an opportunity to share experiences. We also wanted to give spin leaders an insight into our plans over the following weeks, Read More …

Beginning with Confidence!

Cornering With Confidence Cto50K Week 2 (480) The inaugural Couch to 50K programme is up and running.  14 cyclists have braved the elements for the last two Sunday’s to learn the essential skills needed to safely enjoy cycling in a group.  Week 2 focused on cornering with confidence, and included braking safely, standing and getting used to Read More …

CCC Altipeaks Taster

CCC @ Altipeaks Curious about altitude training?  Like it hot and sticky?  CCC had a taste of altitude training at Altipeaks this week. The gang at Junction 6 provide altitude training for all fitness levels, delivered by experienced altitude training coaches. They provide customers with safe altitude training chambers, monitored and controlled for oxygen, temperature, humidity and most Read More …