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Hello to all at North Tipperary Wheelers from the Committee.

 

I hope you are all keeping well and looking forward to seeing you out on the road soon.

 

Some positive news.

 

The Club membership fees of 20 euros will be waived for 2021 season.

To those who have paid the Club membership already, will automatically be registered with the club next year 2022.

 

It’s the clubs way of easing some of the financial stresses that people maybe under during this pandemic.

 

It’s important that people continue to avail of Cycling Ireland membership to ensure they can cycle with peace of mind that they are insured in the event of an accident.

 

Membership of Cycling Ireland is mandatory for any Club activity,  even training with other members.

Cycling Ireland have suggested everyone taking out Leisure license as a minimum, with upgrading to more appropriate licenses as circumstances permit.

 

Unfortunately, the North Tipperary Wheelers open road race scheduled for the 21st of March has been cancelled for this year.

The North Tipperary Wheelers Tour Lough Derg scheduled for the 16th May, looks likely to be cancelled also.

 

Some members were involved in a promotional event organised by, Nenagh Live, for St. Patrick’s Day.

Watch out on social media.

 

The horizon of which activity will resume is uncertain for now, but we are hoping it will not be long until we can commence cycling together again.

 

Stay safe and take care.

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Club Notes – Membership Renewal

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Membership Renewal Time

Traditionally, the Club hosts an Open Night in Peter’s shop, which, among other functions, allows some club members to register and pay for their Cycling Ireland membership via the club. Unfortunately, because of the Covid restrictions, it will not be possible to have an Open Night this year.  In these circumstances, we would ask all club members to go directly to the Cycling Ireland website and register/pay there. Based on personal experiences, it’s quite straightforward. Can you please ensure that the requested information is supplied fully, as we’ll need this information for our own club records.

http://membership.cyclingireland.ie/

Separate from Cycling Ireland, there’s an annual NTW fee of €20, which we need to keep separate from the Cycling Ireland payment. This can be given to Peter or Jan at your convenience.

 

Club Awards

We were unable to hold a Club Awards night this year due to restrictions, So this years winners were awarded their trophies by Jan in Moynan’s Shop this week. A huge congratulations to Edvins Silovs and to Eva Moynan.

 

Edvins was the winner of the Hill Climb Championship, Road Race Championship and was Cyclist of the Year for 2020.

And Eva won our Time Trial Championship

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North Tipp Wheelers AGM

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North Tipperary Wheelers will hold their AGM on Tuesday 27th October 2020 at 8pm. Due to Covid-19 restrictions this meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. This is your chance to have your say on club matters and we would like to see as many club members as possible join the meeting on the night so please make the effort to be there. Members will be sent the meeting details closer to the event via email.

NTW Committee.

 

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Club Notes

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This weeks notes are short and sweet. We had small numbers on both Tuesday and Thursday evening for the spins. The evenings are getting shorter so we have decided that we’ve to move the spins forward to 6.15pm and everyone is obliged to have lights and/or hi-vis! On Sunday we had a great group of 12 who headed for the hills before the group split with 4 heading home early and the others extending the spin to make the most of the sunny weather! We also had some exciting news in racing this weekend with Eoin Woods winning silver at the Irish National Masters Championship Individual TT! Congratulations Eoin super result!

Eoin Woods

This Weeks Spins
Tuesday 6.15pm from Moynan’s
Thursday 6.15pm from Moynan’s
Sunday 9am from Moynan’s

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Apologies for lack of notes last week holidays are over and the real world is taking its toll on me!!
Last Sunday we had our third and final championship race. It was a super race and a strong performance put in by all! With a mechanical, a dropped bottle and a fair few dodgy excuses the race was an eventful one! It was great to see Daniel and Patrick Yon Hin come out but despite Daniels great win he isn’t a club member so the race win on the day was therefore given to Edvins, second place was Eva and a close third to Liam! Great effort by all and apologies to anyone suffering from damaged egos!!
This week saw a good group out on Tuesday night taking in plenty of hills and on the Utah night enjoying a flatter faster route! The evenings are getting shorter but hopefully we can continue these spins for a while longer!
The last of the limerick leagues were held this week and I hope I’m allowed to congratulate myself on coming first female and first unplaced A4/LC! Despite COVID cancelling a lot of races it was nice to get this win! Thanks to Limerick CC for the league and managing it so well during the uncertain times!
This weekend saw a good group completing just about every hill around finishing up just shy of 100km, getting chased by 2 dogs and a bullock!!! Eventful to say the least! Edvins and Eva also went to Kilmallock and took part in their open race – neither were successful in placing but great to have some racing!
With regards to gear – there were only a few members who wished to purchase gear therefore we won’t be having a bulk order or fitting. If anyone has any questions regarding the gear please contact Eoin Ryan.

Eva

This week:
Tuesday – club spin @6.30pm from moynans
Thursday- club spin @6.30pm from moynans
Sunday – club spin @9am from moynans