Annual general meeting on october 24th in Inbhear Mor Park Hall.
Please note that the above event due to held on Sunday next at Inch, Gorey has been cancelled.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org up until the 25th September.
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.
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.
1,. John Maguire
2. Ciaran Furlong
3. Frank O’Leary
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.
GUARDIAN PROJECT SPONSORED CYCLE
The organisers of this event have been in touch with me to say that it is postponed until the 11th October for reasons outside their control.
John Canavan and Ciaran Furlong will be the Eircom Car Park , Arklow this Friday night next at 7 pm and then at 8 pm in the LIDL Carpark, Gorey with tickets for the above event. Please bring along the full amount of 30 Euro for the ticket as the Hotel is anxious to know numbers.
Their contact details are ; Ciaran – 087- 2438408 ; John- 087-9305461