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Winter conditions didn’t dampen successful Westportif

Cyclists of all abilities  made their way to Westport for the Westportif Cycle Challenge  in anticipation of a great  weekend of cycling, despite the wet and windy conditions that participants had to endure.  Over 70% of the participants were from outside of Connacht, Westport’s name as an adventure capital of Ireland  still has a big…

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Cycling Safety Guidelines

Hi again As we count down to Westportif, we wanted to focus on cycling skills and safety. Now is the time to get your bike serviced so that it is ready for the sportif. Here is a checklist to help you: Check your bike, for loose, worn or rubbing parts. Oil and clean chain. Check…

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Westportif Checklist

Really important Helmet Bike Cycling shoes (If you intend using them) Inner tubes Emergency patching kit Pump Tyre levers Multi tool including Allen keys Saddle bag Lock Clothing Bib shorts Socks Jersey Base layer Gloves Sunglasses And depending on the conditions Rain jacket Gilet Arm warmers Nutrition Water bottles Electrolyte/carbohydrate tablets Energy bars/gels/foods – Fruit…

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Clew Bay Garden Bike Trail Announced

Join in as we discover some of Westport’s beautiful gardens by bike at 2 pm on Sunday the 19th July. Meeting point: Westport College of Further Education, Newport Rd. Cost: €5 (donated to charity) Meeting at the Westport College of Further Education, we will explore the fruit and veg of the horticultural students in their…

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Rules and Etiquette for Safe Group Cycling

The ethos of the Westportif  has always been to encourage new cyclists to get involved and have fun while doing so. However it is important that we all get there safely so for that reason you are expected to familiarise yourself with the following safety points and put them into practice on training cycles and…

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