Turbo Tuesday and Thursday in Ballycommon saw good numbers again. We have use of the big hall on a Tuesday night and the smaller one on a Thursday, both working out great. Reminder: cycling shoes makes training a lot easier than ‘communion shoes’, especially for the ‘one leg drills’!!
Saturday some took on mountain biking again. The weather makes mountain biking ideal and should anyone wish to get involved with the mountain biking forum please contact one of the members who will add you.
On Sunday the weather was not in our favour. We had 2 groups out and both of which managed approx 2 hour spins. Hopefully the weather will pick up for the spring.
Reminder: we have our spring initiative beginning soon, for those looking to experience looking to advance their knowledge on brakes, gears and group cycling. This initiative is a great idea for anyone who wants a new challenge in 2020. Some of our own cyclists will be there to provide mentorship on the social spins, which begin on February 22nd 2020 @9am @ Moynan’s Bike Shop. It would be great to see new faces out. Any questions please email, send us a message on Facebook or text Eva on 0873530969.
Tuesday: Club Turbo 7pm, Ballycommon
Thursday: Club Turbo 7pm, Ballycommon
Sunday: Club Spin, 9am, Moynan’s Bike Shop
To finish off the festive season we had a group off riders head out to Marbella for some training in the sun. They had blue skies and sunshine for the 4 days and completed 2 challenging cycles in the hills around Marbella. Super stuff lads. The pressure will be on now for the others to keep up with ye!
Turbo saw good numbers on Tuesday and Thursday. Remember it’s 7pm in Ballycommon hall and we love to see new faces!
Sunday spins have also resumed – 9am at Moynans Bike Shop, Nenagh. We only had 5 members who braved the -4°C on Sunday morning. Hopefully the weather will pick up and we’ll see more faces.
We also have a new initiative beginning Saturday February 22nd
at Moynans Bike Shop at 9am
. It’s suitable for those who are new to group cycling or who wish to have a challenge in 2020. We will be starting with a short cycle learning how to use gears correctly and how to ride in a group and over the course of a few weeks we will progress the distance. We would love to see new faces. Any questions please contact Eva 0873530969
A quick reminder also for those who haven’t renewed your Cycling Ireland Licences you can pay the fee to Peter in Moynans Bike Shop or to Jan.
Tuesday: Club Turbo, Ballycommon. 7PM
Thursday: Club Turbo, Ballycommon. 7PM
Sunday: Club Spin, Moynan’s 9AM
Happy Christmas and happy new year from all the North Tipperary Wheelers. We had a busy time over the holidays with plenty of spins taking place.
Firstly congrats to Pat and Dan for completing their #festive500. A number of our members joined them along their way and were spoiled with the good weather from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Eve.
On New Year’s Day we had a good number of cyclists celebrating the beginning of 2020 with a 95km spin. ‘Start as you mean to go on’ was the motto!
We had a number of members trying out mountain biking over the holidays too. It’s one for those who don’t mind getting knee deep in mud – literally! (See photos!!)
Our Sunday spins resumed this week with members gradually easing back into it with a coffee stop in LoughMore half way! 4 of our members trialed the new demo giant bikes from Moynan’s Bike Shop and they really made an impression on the road!
We also want to wish the cyclists who are heading to Spain the very best of luck – you’ll all need it with the gang going!!
Turbo also resumed this week and will be on from 7pm every Tuesday and Thursday in Ballycommon.
NB – Cycling Ireland have synchronised their renewal date for Licenses to the start of the year, so all memberships are due for Renewal from the 1st Jan. It is imperative that you renew this, if not done already, as soon as possible, as you are not covered by insurance for Club Spins.
This can be renewed on the Cycling Ireland website, or if you prefer the club can arrange this for you. Please Contact Jan or Peter Moynan.
Club Memebership is also due, so if you have not done so, you can also contact Peter or Jan.
Club Open Night
We had the club open night on Monday in Moynans Bike shop where we had over 20 members sign up. The evening was a great success. Thanks to Peter and David for hosting it and thanks to Aggie for the sausages!!
Club Turbo Nights
Turbo this week proved very popular. It’s great to see such a big crowd turn up to this great facility. Thanks to Noel for calling the sessions.
Remember: club turbo Tuesday and Thursday evenings – new members always welcome. Weekend spins cater for both leisure and off season racers so please do come out and join us. for more information look here
On Sunday we had a great crowd for the weekend spin too. Andy chose a super spin to Newport rearcross Doon and into limerick which ended up being just under 120km. We kept it nice and handy up the drags and had a well deserved coffee stop in Doon. We welcomed some new faces, some regulars and some old faces (who finally decided to man up and embrace the cold weather!) Hope to see as good a crowd out next weekend. Please make it for 8.50am as the spin leaves at 9am!