Wednesday, 6th June 2012
Sram Summer League
This week saw another large contingency turn out for week 4 of the SRAM sponsored summer league, over 60 cyclists participated in the 3 lap race which attracts riders from all over the south east. This weeks results:
1. Robin Kelly(WRC)
2. Hugh Mulhearne(Iverk Carrick Wheelers)
3. Paul Flynn(Iverk Carrick Wheelers)
4. Martin Cullinane(Comeraghcc)
5. David Quigley(WRC)
6. Ray Cullen(Iverk Carrick Wheelers)
7. Hugh Byrne(Barrowwheelers)
8. John Horgan(Blarneycc)
9. Diarmuid O'Dwyer(Marble City Cyclers Kilkenny)
10. Joe Ryan(Marble City Cyclers Kilkenny)
In other news in Corkagh Park last weekend our young rider Cian O'Keeffee from Tramore took first place in an U12 race, the race was held on a 1.5km track in Corkagh Park in Dublin, Cian who had mechanical trouble at the start, missed the break but rode his heart out, catching the breakaway group and a lone rider which had gone off the front to finish well ahead of the field. Our neighbours in New Ross held the Barrowwheelers Grand Prix last weekend, with over 150 riders on a tough hilly circuit and 25 degree heat. Our riders found the going tough, a couple of riders withdrew from the event but Finbarr Power our A3 rider had the ride of his life, involved in many of the main moves of the day, Trevor Robinson was 7th just outside of the prizes, other riders involved were Thomas Lavery, Eoin Maher, Mick Fanning, Gary Robinson & Conor Trihy. Over the bank holiday weekend we have two riders participating in the Ras Donegal a three day event based around the beautiful area of the Glenties, full race report and photos can be seen on our website.
In our Leisure section a group of 7 Comeragh ridersand 2 Sportif Waterford cc riders traveled to the Saint Savin in the Pyrenees in France, over the week. They took in some of the hardest climbs which will part of this years Tour de France, Col De Soulor, Hautacam and the big one the Col de Tourmalet, this is an 18km climb which has a 9% gradient with the final 2km at 18% the 18km taking the riders over 2 hrs to complete, well done for Flying the Comeragh colours in France.
Coming soon "National Bike Week" June 16 in the RSC spectacular family day with bike skills, safe cycling,
Bike Village and BMX ramprage, look out for posters and signs all over the city and on our website in the
Coming days http://www.comeraghcc.com
Comeraghcc members on the Tour De France route Paul Brett, Philly(Sportif cc), Tom Duggan,
Steven(Sportifcc), Mark McGee, Ray Grant, Christine Grant, David O'Brien & Jeff Spencer.
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