Conor McCabe Memorial Race, Sunday 7th December at 11am.

The annual Conor McCabe Memorial race will take place on Sunday the 7th December 2014 at 11 am  sharp.

 

Sign-on is at Inch Hall from 10.00 am to 10.45 am.  The race consists of two laps of the N11 course  with the finish near Greens’ Berry Farm Roundabout.

 

There are prizes for all categories. Prize-giving will take in Inch Hall afterwards and  refreshments will be available.

 

MEMBERSHIP NIGHT – FRIDAY 21st November 2104

Please note that we  are holding our membership night for 2015 on Friday  next the 21st  November in the Eircom Building, Cemetery Road  from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm.   We hope that all members are in a position to  attend  and if not in a position to do so, could they kindly let a committee member know, so that the necessary forms can be got to them.

10th Anniversary Celebrations

Well done to Ciaran Furlong and John Canavan  on not only coming up with the concept of having a 10th Anniversary celebration but seeing it through to the end with really well-organised and great evening and meal in the Amber Springs, Gorey.  Well done, Ciaran on a very inclusive and magnanimous speech that included references to former members and to John Maguire, the newly-crowned club champion on a very memorable and fantastic winner’s speech.

 

Well done to our award winners, Willie Murphy, who quite literally runs himself into the ground for the club and to  ” our cyclist of the year  ” award-winner, Marian O’Regan on her fantastic achievement of completing the Home to Rome cycle which included both the Alps and Apennines  after only taking up cycling early this year . She has become a very valued club member in that short time.

We have a great club with a great spirit and terrific camaraderie. This was very evident on Saturday night  last.

10th Anniversary Activities on the 20th SEPTEMBER

Saturday  20th September.  9.30 am 

 

10th Anniversary Spin leaving Arklow (Fernhill)  at 9.30 heading for Gorey to to meet club members on the road. The route (for safety reasons) will be dependent on numbers, but it will certainly be one of  the traditional routes  used by the club over the years.

The pace will be leisurely and controlled. All members, past present and future are more than welcome.

Please pass the word on.

 

Saturday Night Dinner – Amber Springs  Hotel, Gorey.  Transport  arranagements.

 

A minibus will leave Pettitts/Supervalu front car park at 19.30 sharp  for the Amber Springs.

 

Well done, Ciaran Furlong and John Canavan for coming up with the idea of celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the club and for all the hard work that they have put into organising activities.

COUNTY YOUTH CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS – SUNDAY 28th SEPTEMBER at 11am

 

 

The County Youth Cycling championships will be held on Sunday the 28th September at 11 am. Sign on is at Inch. The races are on the N11 Circuit as used for the SERC GP and inter-club races

 

All three youth age groups are catered for with trophies to the first three in each category.

 

The Trophies are being very kindly sponsored by Derek Webb of SprintDesigninc.

 

Any queries to Mick Considine at 087-9866992 or mconsidine@eircom.net up until the 25th September.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHARLIE LOGAN

All members and the  Committee of the club wish Charlie all the best after a major operation on Monday last in St James’ Hospital. Charlie has been a member of the club for a few  years and is a well-known figure on the roads of Wicklow and Wexford. He is always very helpful to fellow cyclists and has a vast knowledge of cycling and bicycles.

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014, WELL DONE, JOHN

Congratulations to John “Kittel” Maguire on taking his third SERC club championship  after a little gap from the top spot on the podium.  Well done to Ciaran Furlong in second place and Frank  O’Leary who travelled down from Dublin to take third  spot, having survived a puncture.  Well done to Johnny Halford for giving his wheel to Frank.

This is the third time that Ciaran has been second  and  on two of those occasions to John Maguire.  It’s all the hard work that you are putting into the 10th Anniversary dinner that cost you those  precious few inches in the sprint.

Well done to all the cyclists who turned out today in ideal  conditions for making a tough but exciting race. It is evident that the long year of racing  hasn’t diminished  the appetite as it was a most competitive race.

Many thanks to all who gave a hand out to ensure that we had a very safe race.

 

RESULTS

 

1,. John Maguire

2. Ciaran Furlong

3. Frank O’Leary

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP -7th September

Reminder

 

The club championship starts at 11 am with sign on from 10 am at St Mogue’s Hall.  The course is three laps of the Fruit Farm to the Kish Circuit . The finish is at the top of Scarnagh, where the Youth Two day finish was.

 

Best of luck to everyone competing in  it and judging by the form of the members  this year, whoever wins , will be a true  and deserving champion and  a very worthy winner.

 

 

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