Competitors took on the tough Ballycoog hill climb for round three of the Wellington TT league on Saturday last, league leader Joe Sheehy added eight points to his tally to bring his overall total to 30points which secures top spot on the podium for the Bray Wheeler cyclist with still one round remaining. Paul Kinch was the rider in form on the Ballycoog hill climb, the Slipstream clubman took all twelve points on offer and claimed the “king of mountains” title in the process, ‘chapeau’ to Paul who completed the 4.2km climb in a time of 9 minutes and 35 […]
Round two of the Wellington league hosted by the Southeast Road Club saw improved weather conditions on Saturday last. The dry weather conditions helped to bring twenty two competitors to the start line to take the 15.5Km TT route. While it remained dry, wind conditions were a factor especially on the return leg. After round two Bray wheelers maintain their grip on the Wellington TT league. Brendan Buck from the North Wicklow cycling club crossed the finish line first with just one second to spare over fellow club man and league leader Joe Sheehy. Sheehy continues to fly the flag […]
The SERC 2019 3 PEAKS CHALLENGE will take place on Sunday the 7th of April starting and finishing at the Arklow Rock Parnells GAA club, Emoclew road, Arklow, County Wicklow.The SERC 3 PEAKS CHALLENGE is a great warm-up for the Wicklow 200 with spectacular views as you cross two of Wicklow’s best known climbs, Slieve Mann and Shay Elliott, plus a few more !!. This promises to be a great event in the heart of the Garden County. There are two challenging routes, all starting and finishing in Arklow.The 107km. Route details: https://www.strava.com/activities/127599178The 70km Route details: https://www.strava.com/routes/7857220Registration/sign–on will be on Sunday the […]
The countdown is on. The SERC 3 Peaks Challenge 2017 is only 27 sleeps away. Make sure to get your entry in as soon as you can. A lovely route that takes in some of the beauty of County Wicklow and contains some of the epic climbs of the Wicklow 200.
Both Derrick and Garrett continued their build towards Ironman Florida in November with a third and fourth placing respectively at the Sporting Proud Brittas Bay Triathlon. This was an olympic distance tri with a 1.5km swim, 40km bike and 10km run. Although much shorter than the Ironman distance it is still a great training session. Thankfully the weather held up and the swim went ahead, 2 of the previous 3 years the swim has had to be cancelled. A good bike and run course with a couple of rollers on the coast road seemed to sap some legs leading to […]