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Roscommon Bike Week 14th-22nd June 2014

BIKE WEEK 2014

Get on your Bike for County Roscommon Bike Week 2014 with a wide range of biking activities for all ages to enjoy! 

Event Guide

Saturday 14th June

INTRODUCTION TO MOUNTAIN BIKING

Skills workshop to introduce children and adults to trail and mountain biking.

Location: Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm


Saturday 14th June – Sunday 22nd June

PICK YOU UP ON YOUR WAY ROUND (looped 5-10km cycle)

Aimed at children and families and will be done in conjunction with local cycling clubs and schools.

Location: 2 Rural Areas


Sunday 15th June

CYCLE TO THE PARK (Boyle)

Leisurely day out in Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle.

Location: Meeting in the Church Car Park, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Time: 3:00pm


Monday 16th June – Friday 20th June

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF CYCLING

Geared towards adults who are returning to cycling as a physical or leisure activity or those who wish to take up cycling as a new activity.

Location:Various venues throughout the county


Monday 16th June – Friday 20th June

CYCLE SAFETY TRAINING

Location: Participating Schools


Wednesday 18th June

CYCLE TO SCHOOL DAY

This event aims to encourage as many teachers and children in the County as possible to Cycle to School on this day as part of Bike Week 2014.

Prizes on offer for schools with most participants.

Location: Participating Schools


Thursday 19th June

OPEN TIME TRIAL COMPETITION

Held in conjunction with local cycling clubs.

Prizes for the fastest time over a 10 mile course.

***Cycling Ireland Members Only

Location: Castlecoote

Time: 7:00pm


Friday 20th June

THE “HIGH NELLY” 10km CYCLE

A vintage cycle and display for the public to come along and view vintage bikes on display and to take part in the 10km cycle.

Location: The Square, Roscommon Town

Time: 7:00pm


Saturday 21st June

Gearing Up Off-Road

Trail cycling in association with Cycling Ireland. Mountain bikes and helmets available at discount price of €10 to hire for the day if needed.

Cost: €40 includes lunch in the Lakeside Cafe and Gearing Up Off-Road Manual.

Location: Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle.

Time: 9am – 5pm

Contact: Email info@trailcycling.ie or Call 086 8586225


Sunday 22nd June

ROSCOMMON GRAND TOUR 50km LEISURE CYCLE

Aimed at adults and teenagers to promote and encourage cycling.

Location: The Square, Roscommon Town

Time: 10:00am


Sunday 22nd June

CYCLE TO THE PARK (Roscommon) FAMILY CYCLE

This event aims to promote and encourage families to cycle as a leisure activity in Mote park, Roscommon.

Location: The Square, Roscommon Town

Time: 3:00pm


Contact Details for Roscommon Bike Week 2014:

Noel Feeley, Coordinator, Roscommon Sports Partnership on 090 66 30853 / info@rosactive.org

or

Anita Kenny, Social Inclusion Officer, Roscommon County Council on 090 66 37359 / akenny@roscommoncoco.ie

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