Weekend Activities

Due to the uncertainty of the weather; Storm and dangerous gales forecast for Saturday there will be no designated cycle Saturday 21st October

 

SUNDAY 22nd October 
TIME: 10AM
MEET Point: County Hall
ROUTE: Will be decided on the morning if a cycle goes ahead
DISTANCE: 
DIFFICULTY:  
COFFEE
 
Weather
Possibly could be ok.

Weekend activities Sat 14th and Sun 15th October

Saturday 14th Oct
TIME: 9.30AM         
MEETING POINT: KINSALE. Public Car Park adjacent to Supervalue
ROUTE: Long Kinsale-Old Head-Garretstown-Timalogue-Courtmacksherry-Barryroe-Clonakilty. Return via Timalogue –Ballinspittle-Kinsale | Short route excludes Old head and directly to Ballinspittle
DISTANCE: Long 90KM | Short 80KM
DIFFICULTY: Long 1000Mtrs climbing HARD | Short 800 Mtrs climbing  HARD
COFFEE: Supervalue Roundabout Clonakilty
Weather outlook
Reasonable should be dry
 
Sunday 15th Oct
TIME: 10.00AM
MEET POINT: County Hall
ROUTE: Long route Shournagh . Start-Cloghroe-New Tipp-Coachford-Dripsey-Home | Short Route Start-Cloghroe-Donoughamore Cross-Coachford-Dripsey-Home
DISTANCE: Long Route 60KM | Short Route 48KM
DIFFICULTY: Long Route Moderate 400Mtrs climb | Short route Easy 300Mtrs climb
COFFEE: Griffins Garden Centre
Weather
Showery Rain jacket advised.

NB

Those coming back after a long lay off need not worry about pace or being isolated. There will be an experienced Leeroadie cycling at the back of the group to deal with any mechanical or other issues.

Weekend Activities 30th Sept & 1st Oct

Saturday 30th September
TIME: 9.00AM         
MEETING POINT: Bandon Road Roundabout (At entrance to Amber Filling Station)
ROUTE: Kinsale. The Liberty-Innishannon-Ballinspittle-Old Head-Kinsale-Half Way-Home
DISTANCE: Long Route 85KM  | Short Route 70KM (Turn left at Ballinspittle for Kinsale)
DIFFICULTY: Long Moderate  850Mtrs climb   Short 650Mtrs climb
COFFEE: Blue Haven  ( Bikes can be parked at back entrance)
Weather outlook
Showers Raingear advisable
 
Sunday 1St October
TIME: 10AM
MEET POINT: County Hall
ROUTE: Start-Killumney-Begleys Forge-Crossbarry-Bandon-Innishannon-Half Way-Home
DISTANCE: 62KM       
DIFFICULTY: Easy
COFFEE
Billys Rest ( Cork side of Bandon)
Weather
Looks Good

Weekend Activities Sat 23rd and Sun 24th Sept

Tour De Mallorca Mon 14th May-21st May RYANAIR flights are available BOOK NOW if travelling and advise pacoleary@yahoo.com

Saturday 23rd Sept
TIME: 9.00AM | 9.20am
MEETING POINT: St Pats Lower Road | Island Gate Little Island 
ROUTE: East Cork. Cork Little Island Carrigtwohill Midleton Dungourney Castlemartyr Shanagarry Cloyne Midleton Fota Home
DISTANCE: Long Route 100KM | Short Route 82Km
DIFFICULTY: Moderate  600Mtrs climb
COFFEE: Kilkenny Shop Shanagarry
Weather outlook
Showers in the afternoon Bring Rain Jacket
 
Sunday 24th Sept
TIME: 10AM
MEET POINT: County Hall
ROUTE: Start-Killumney-Crookstown-Windy Gap-Coachfoed-Dripsey-Home
DISTANCE: 62KM | Shorter route available if required 55KM
DIFFICULTY: Easy  400Mtrs climb
COFFEE: Griffins Garden Centre Dripsey
Weather
Looks Good

Weekend Activities Sat 16th & Sun 17th Sept

Tour De Mallorca Mon14th May-21st May 
RYANAIR flights are available BOOK NOW if travelling

Saturday 16th Sept
TIME: 9.00AM
MEETING POINT: Cloghroe Church (West of Muskerry Golf Club)
ROUTE: Cloghroe-Nadd-Banteer-Kanturk. Return via Lombardstown-Bweeing-Cloghroe
DISTANCE: 80KM
DIFFICULTY: Moderate 700Mtrs climb
COFFEE: Thomas Browns ( Supervalue Car Park)
Weather outlook
GOOD
 
Sunday 17th Sept
TIME: 10AM
MEET POINT: County Hall
ROUTE: Start-Cloghroe (10.30)-Shournagh Line-Donoughamore-Coachford-Dripsey-Home
DISTANCE: 70KM ( Shorter option 50KM if required)
DIFFICULTY: Easy
COFFEE
Griffins Garden Centre Dripsey

Weekend Activities Sat 9th Sapt and Sun 10th Sept

As there are a significant number of LEEROADIES doing the Rebel tour next Sat out of Glengariffe those wishing to cycle as a group should meet up outside the Tourist Office at 8.45am for a 9am start

Saturday 9th Sept for those left in Cork
TIME: 9.00AM
MEETING POINT: Cloghroe Church (West of Muskerry Golf Club)
ROUTE: Cloghroe-Rylane-Ballinagree-Macroom and return via Coachford and Dripsey
DISTANCE: 66KM
DIFFICULTY: Easy  600Mtrs climb
COFFEE: Vaughans Macroom
Weather outlook
GOOD
 
SUNDAY 10th Sept
TIME: 10AM
MEET POINT: County Hall
ROUTE: Start-Cloghroe (10.30)-Donoughamore-Coachford-Dripsey-Home
DISTANCE: 65KM  Shorter option 50KM
DIFFICULTY: Easy
COFFEE: Griffins Garden Centre Dripsey
Weather
Looks Good but showery

Weekend Cycle

All Leeroadies please note that there are two posts on the website LEEROADIES.COM “There and back again” and “Dingle this time the force is with us” both well worth a read. A big thank you to the author “The Lantern Rouge”

Saturday 26th August
TIME : 9.00AM
MEETING POINT: Bandon Road Roundabout (Amber Filling Station)
ROUTE: Liberty-Innishannon-Ballinadee-Ballinspittle-Old Head Kinsale and return via Half Way
DISTANCE: Long route Old Head 80KM | Short Route Ballinspittle 67KM
DIFFICULTY: Long 1050Meters climb MODERATE | Short 800meters climbing MODERATE
COFFEE: Blue Haven ( Park bikes at the back)
Weather outlook
GOOD
 
Sunday 20th August
TIME: 10AM
MEET POINT: County Hall
ROUTE: Overseas trip. Lower Harbour, City-Fota-Ferry-Carrigaline-Ballygarvan-Ballinhassig-Home
DISTANCE: 60KM
DIFFICULTY: Easy
COFFEE: Pavillion Garden Centre Ballygarvan
Weather
Looks Good

Weekend Activities

Due to popular demand and considering our disappointment earlier this year when we failed to complete the course due to weather conditions next Sat we are doing the Dingle Cycle

Saturday 19th August
TIME: 10AM
MEETING POINT: Camp, Dingle Peninsula. Allow Min 2 Hours driving from Cork. N22 to Tralee and then N86 to Camp
ROUTE: Camp, Conor Pass, Dingle, Slea Head Drive, Ballyferriter, Feohanagh, Dingle, Anascaul,  Camp
DISTANCE: 105KM
DIFFICULTY: Moderate except for Conor Pass   About 1250Meters climbing
COFFEE: Louis Mulcahy Pottery,Ballyferriter
Weather outlook
Looks Good
Car Pooling: For those who have no means of transport and those wishing to car pool I will do my best to facilitate all. Please contact me if you need transport or are willing to car pool. 0870561199

Sunday 20th August
TIME: 10AM
MEET POINT:County Hall
ROUTE: Overseas trip. Lower Harbour, City, Fota, Ferry, Carrigaline, Ballygarvan, Ballinhassig, Home
DISTANCE: 60KM
DIFFICULTY: Easy
COFFEE: Pavillion Garden Centre Ballygarvan
Weather
Looks Good

Weekend Activities Sat 29 and Sun 30 July 2017

Saturday 29th July
TIME: 9.00AM | 9.20AM
MEETING POINT: St Patrick’s Church Lower Road  | Island Gate Rest Little Island 
ROUTE: Carrigtwohill, Midleton, Dungourney, Castlemartyr, Shanagarry, Cloyne, Midleton, Fota, Home.
DISTANCE: Short 75KM | Long 90KM
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
COFFEE: Kilkenny Shop Shanagarry
Weather outlook
Looks to be good
 
Sunday 30th July
TIME: 10AM
MEET Point: County Hall
ROUTE: Start Tower, Shournagh Line, New Tipp, Donoghamore, Coachford, Dripsey, Home
DISTANCE: 60KM
DIFFICULTY: Easy
COFFEE: Griffins Garden Centre Dripsey
Weather
Looks very good

Weekend Activities Sat 22 & Sun 23 July

Important notice

Kenmare weekend Sept 8th & 9th   CANCELLED due to insufficient interest

Saturday 22nd July
TIME: 9.30AM Long route | 10.00AM Short route
MEETING POINT: Long Route The Mons Bar 5KM west of Macroom on the Killarney road | Short Route Top of the Ri Na Ri climb by the Monument
ROUTE: Long route Mons Bar-Ri Na Ri-Coombe-Kilgarvan-Bourlagh Valley-Ballylickey-Keakill-Ballingeary-Ri Na Ri-Mons Bar | Short Route Same except start and finish top of RiNaRi
DISTANCE: Long Route 105KM | Short Route      80KM
DIFFICULTY: Long Route 1400 Mtrs Climbing | Short Route 1000 Mtrs Climbing
COFFEE: Ballylickey Petrol Filling station after 60KM
Weather outlook
Looks to be good but cloudy
 
SUNDAY 23rd July
TIME: 10AM
MEET Point: County Hall
ROUTE: Start-Liberty-Innishannon-Dunderrow-Kinsale-Home via Bawnleigh and Half Way
DISTANCE: 64KM
DIFFICULTY: Moderate  700 Mtrs climbing
COFFEE: Blue Haven
Weather
Looks very good