We survived the 80K route!

By John Lenehan | May 10, 2015

[responsive][/responsive] [googlefont font=”Handlee” size=”16px” ]My friends and I would not be the most accomplished cyclists but we do like to set ourselves a challenge. We completed the 50km Pink Ribbons Cycle in May of this year. We trained, starting on 20km spins and made our way up to 40km and succeeded in completing our target…

Ring of the Reek – Westportif announce 2015 routes

By John Lenehan | April 9, 2015

This year participants in the Westportif cyclists will have a choice of two different routes – an 80km and a more challenging 160km option. “The routes are similar to 2014, but are even more interesting”, explains Race Director Padraig Marrey, “We’ve talked to a lot of participants from previous years and have tweaked the routes…

Ring of The Reek – Minister Ring launches Westportif 2015

By John Lenehan | March 31, 2015

 Minister Michael Ring officially launched the Westportif cycle, at Monaghan’s Skoda Castlebar, Co . Mayo. The West of Ireland’s most spectacular leisure cycle takes place on Saturday 18th July 2015 and is part of the ŠKODA Cycle Series in association with Independent News & Media. Nicknamed “Ring of the Reek” the Westportif routes circumnavigate Croagh…

Good luck to all cyclists taking part in the Ras Mhaigh Eo

By John Lenehan | March 12, 2015

The Rás Mhaigh Eó 2015 is taking place over the 14th and 15th of March. Based in Westport this event has gone from strength to strength and is open to A2 and A3 riders with A4 and youth races also in the line up.   Get the full low down here: Home

ŠKODA CYCLE SERIES 2015 – Are you a Warrior or a Legend?

By John Lenehan | March 12, 2015

ŠKODA continues sponsorship of ŠKODA Cycle Series 2015 in association with Independent News & Media ŠKODA has today announced the renewal of the “ŠKODA Cycle Series” in association with Independent News & Media, a series of eight cycling events which will appeal to all grades of cyclist. The series will kick off in April 2015…

Pasta Party

By John Lenehan | July 12, 2014

Westportif Criterium 2014

By John Lenehan | July 7, 2014

Want to experience real European racing? Then take to the streets of Westport on July 19th at 8 pm to experience a  criterium or crit, which is a bike race held on a short course (usually less than 1 km) on closed-off city/town center streets. The route of this high speed race will start outside Carraig Donn…

Choose your distance

By John Lenehan | July 5, 2014

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Westportif Press Release

By John Lenehan | June 12, 2014

The Westportif cycling challenge is now in its second year and just launched its 2014 schedule that promises a weekend of superb cycling festivities on the 18th, 19th and 20th July. Westportif are delighted to that the cycling event is now part of the inaugural Skoda Cycle Series, in association with INM Regional’s. The Škoda…

Westportif and Console

By John Lenehan | May 21, 2014

Console is a National Prevention, Intervention and Postvention Suicide Charity with centres in Dublin, Cork,Galway, Limerick, Kerry, Athlone, Wexford, Mayo, Kildare and London in the United Kingdom. Console offer counselling and support to families, children and work colleagues who have lost someone to suicide as well as offering counselling to someone who may be contemplating taking their own…