Totum Sport – New Event Hydration Partner

Totum Sport Announced as Hydration Partner to ŠKODA Celtic Series We are delighted to announce Totum Sport as the new hydration partner to the ŠKODA Celtic Series and the ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle. From Nadal to Galway GAA, Totum Sport is considered among the most advanced hydration solutions in the marketplace. Event participants will each receive a Totum Sport …

The Chocolate Damage – How many miles to burn it off

With the Easter Eggs eaten for 2019 or many still staring at you, how long will you have to cycle to burn off the Easter calories. How many calories do you burn cycling? Realistically, it depends on your height and weight and the speed you are cycling. The intensity of your cycling has an impact on how many calories you …

April Registration – Enter & Win

WINNERS ANNOUNCED Cyclists who registered for the ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle by the end of April were all entered into a draw to win some fantastic prizes. We teamed up with ŠKODA Celtic Series Partner, Clifden Station House Hotel and ŠKODA to provide some great incentives to register early. Watch out for a fantastic June Draw that everyone will …

Preparing for the Bike Fleadh Trad Trail

After the cycling comes the party. Ireland’s freindliest town, Ennis will provide a wide schedule of entertainement at the third SKODA Ring of Clare Bike Fleadh, a programme of entertainment throughout pubs in Ennis.   As the host town to the 2019 Munster Fleadh Cheoil, cyclists have a chance to sample what  made the town of Ennis special with the Bike …

New Celtic Series Range Revealed for 2019

The annually popular Celtic Series Atlantic Rouleur cycling range has been launched. Cyclists who have registered for the events will have the opportunity pre-purchase the limited edition before the events. There is only a limited number of each garment produced each year so one early pre-purchase is recommended. The range includes a mix of long and short sleeve jerseys with …

Media Partner – Spin South West

We are delighted to announce the continued media and event partnership with Spin South West. Tune into Spin South West for some great cycling giveaways and keep and eye out for them at registration and on the day.

Best Stretches For Cyclists

Stretching A Day Keeps the Aches Away Stretching probably get the attention it needs among cyclists. Here are a number of post ride stretches you should consider in your post ride habits. Kneeling Lunge For: Hip flexors and Psoas Due to the forward-leaning position on the bike, cyclists are prone to tight hip flexors because the muscles are almost always …

Registration Competition Winner

Are you the winner for registering for both the ŠKODA Tour de Conamara and the ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle. A great prize for two in conjunction with sportivebreaks.com The winner of the cycling trip for two to Italy or Morrocco is Brian O’ Neill of Clonbullogue, Co. Offaly and a member of the Grand Canal Wheelers.

Training for the Ton

Kick Start the Training – Reboot the Focus – a few tips to consider as you start to focus on the events that are coming your way. A 100-mile or 100 km cycle is a milestone nearly every cyclist strives to reach. The roadblock for most of us is finding the time to prepare for a century or the ton. With only so many hours in the day, most of which we spend working and sleeping, ride time is …

First Registered – Best Dressed

Early Bird Registration This year cyclists who register for the early bird places will receive a cycling leisure hoodie. The hoodie is a heavy cotton quality garment with logo on the chest and embriodered logo on the sleeve. It will be what all cyclists will want to wear off the bike in 2019. Register early to gaurantee your free hoodie …