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Club Spins

Sunday a good bunch headed to Newport , Limerick , Parteen,  O’Brien’s bridge, Daly’s cross in the sunshine! Tuesday night saw another nice group of riders head out the Clare direction in the heat and a couple also took part in the Limerick League. Unfortunately no placings this week but the points are still adding up! Thursday night we had a smaller group out in strong winds but there was also lots of individuals testing out the TT course for Saturday.

Munster TT

Thanks to everyone who helped out on Saturday, the Munster TT proved to be an incredible success with 137 riders taking part across the different categories! A special mention to the winners of each category and our own members who took part, Eoin Woods, Andy English, Edvins Silovs, Brian Hennessy, Liam Callaghan, Brandon Boyhan and Eva Moynan. Also a mention to all photographers who captured the day, time keepers, marshals, commissaires, bike checkers, supporters and everyone else involved.

 

On Sunday after all the action we had a small group of 6 who headed out to Dunkerrin across to Borrisokane where the group halved with 3 coming home and 3 extending!  Very successful week all round!

Tuesday: 6.30pm Moynan’s bike shop// Limerick League 7pm Gooig
Thursday: 6.30pm Moynan’s bike shop
Sunday: 9am Moynan’s bike shop

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Munster TT Championship 2020 Results

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The Final results for the 2020 Munster Time Trial Championships can be found at http://www.northtippwheelers.com/munstertt/2020-munster-tt-championship-results/

We would to thank all the riders and volunteers for turning up on the day.

A brief video of the day can be seen here, thanks to Mike Molamphy of Coolbawn Cross Photography for the clip.

Also there was a Garmin watch found after the event yesterday, if this is yours please contact the club via email or facebook, and we will endevour  to return it to you.

 

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Munster Time Trial Championship 2020

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Present the

Munster TT Championships 2020

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Round 2 – Para Cycling Championship

Birdhill, Co. Tipperary

Saturday 1st August 2020

Open to full and limited competition licence holders only

All categories (minimum category size 6)

A+/A1/A2/A3/A4/Junior/Women/M40/M50/M60/U11-U16 Boys & Girls

NOTE: A4 TT is non-championship (not Munster recogonised) – prizes for 1st/2nd/3rd

30Km course / 8Km course for U11-U14

Online entry only and the closing date is Wednesday 29th July 2020

U11 – U14 : First Rider away @ 10am

U15-U16, Junior, Adult : First Rider away @ 12pm

Entry fee: Adults €15 & Underage €10

Please also note: Awarding of Medals at Munster Championships

Minimum number of participants for all individual categories for a full set of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to be awarded is 6.

If only 4 or 5 participants, then there will be Gold & Silver medals only.  If only 3 or less participants, then there will be Gold only.

Individual medals can only be won in the riders own Category only so maximum of only one individual medal per competitor.

Covid-19 measures will be in place to ensure the safety of riders and organisers.

  • All participants MUST sign-on using Event master. No cash will be accepted on the day, without exception. The link will be advertised separately to this announcement.
  • All participants MUST complete the Cycling Ireland Self-Assessment Personal Screening Questionnaire. The link will be advertised separately to this announcement.
  • Participants and spectators are asked not congregate in groups at the start or finish of the event.
  • Once participants have completed their warm-up, they must queue at the start line at the marked 2m intervals and when finished you are asked to leave and wait for the results.
  • The results will be posted on both our club Facebook and website, no later than 8pm the following day.
  • Participants are reminded to remember proper etiquette (No spitting, etc.)

Please keep an eye our web page northtipperarywheelers.com and facebook.com/northtippwheelers for further updates and details

For questions and queries please forward them to northtippwheelers@gmail.com

 

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Club Notes

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It’s great to finally be back!

First, on behalf of the committee I want to thank all members for being so patient with regards to Covid 19 restrictions and for adhering to the government guidelines. It is important that we continue to follow the advice in order to keep the virus under control, while still getting out on our bikes and enjoying the sport.

On June 30th we had our first spin back together. On Thursday 2nd July a good gang took to the roads. Unfortunately the weather didn’t hold up for the Sunday spin, however 5 brave cyclists headed out in windy conditions and managed 64km! Thankfully the weather stayed dry for the week of the 6th of July and we had 2 great spins out on Tuesday and Thursday. On Sunday, 17 riders took to the roads and enjoyed a well-earned coffee in Loughmore! Tuesday evening the limerick league returned for its second week back and 2 NTW members – Patrick Yon Hin and myself joined in the action – and yes I’ll say it – congratulations to me on my second place – reckon it’s the first and last time I’ll get to say that! Thursday evening the weather was fabulous and 11 riders headed to Co. Clare in the sunshine. Hopefully these fine evenings will last a while longer and we will continue seeing good numbers on the spin!

Update for the coming weeks:

Tuesday evening 6.30pm spin leaving Moynan’s bike shop (28-32km/hr average)// limerick league 7pm start

Thursday evening 6.30pm spin leaving Moynan’s bike shop (28-32km/hr average)

Sunday morning 9am spin leaving Moynan’s bike shop (2 groups 23-26km/hr average and 28-32km/hr average)

Note:

  1. If you’re cycling with us we ask you to review the government guidelines and the Cycling Ireland Covid 19 guidelines prior to the spins
  2. If you’re interested in doing the limerick league look up Limerick CC for the instructions on preregistration and Covid 19 guidelines

The last few weeks were eventful and we’re looking forward to the next few weeks!

Also some more exciting news: we are delighted to announce we will be hosting the Munster TT on August 1st. It is also going to be the paracycling championship round 2 of the league.

Route: Birdhill – five alley – Birdhill

Start time 10am youths, 12pm adults

Online entry only – closing date Wednesday 29th July

Entry €15 adults , €10 youths

all details will be posted here when available http://www.northtippwheelers.com/munstertt/

 

Any club members interested in helping out can contact Eoin Woods.

Eva

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Club Notes – Phase 3 Cycling Update

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Hi all, as we have now passed the 29th of June, the club can officially resume cycling activities. We will resume our usual  Tuesday and Thursday  evening club spins and our Sunday morning club spin, all of which start from outside Moynan’s bike shop located in the Kenyon Street car park.
Before we set off on our merry way, it is imperative we follow the items listed below:
  • Club spins at this time are for club members only

 

  • Groups of no more than 15 members are permitted

 

  • Social distances to be maintained as per the HSE guidelines

 

  • Members should review before they attend each club activity their own self assessment screening questionnaire

Peter Moynan will record the names of the members who attend our club cycles. This is extremely important so please make sure Peter has recorded your name.
There is a recommendation that all club officials and members complete cycling Ireland’s online Covid19 eLearning course. It takes approx. 15mins and has some very useful advice and takes you through what to do in some potential  scenarios if symptoms of Covid 19 are reported during any of our club activities. Follow the link attached to complete. https://www.sportireland.ie/covid19/course
More Detailed information on Cycling Ireland’s Guidelines can be found at http://www.cyclingireland.ie/cycling-news-item/cycling-ireland-roadmap-phase-3/28523
NTW Committee
This Week’s Spins:
Tuesday & Thursday @ 6.30pm, Moynan’s
Sunday @ 9.00am, Moynan’s