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 7th & 8th Oct

Saturday 7th Oct
TIME: 9.00AM         
MEETING POINT: Hartys Quay Rochestown Road  (Adjacent to Rochestown Inn)
ROUTE: Passage West-Monkstown-Ringaskiddy-Carrigaline-Nohoval-Roberts Cove-Minane Bridge-Fountainstown-Crosshaven-Carrigaline- Rafeen-Turn left past Dump-Home | Shorter route turn left at Ballyfeard for Minane Bridge then on to Crosshaven
DISTANCE: Long 77KM | Short 57KM
DIFFICULTY: Long 1000Mtrs climb  Moderate | Short 750Mtrs climb moderate
COFFEE: Opposite the Royal Yacht club
Weather outlook
Good

Please not that Sundays cycle is supporting the annual Charity Cycle from Griffins Garden Centre €20 in support of Cork Simon community.

Please note change of start location
Sunday 8th October     
TIME: 10AM
MEET POINT: Griffins Garden Centre Dripsey
ROUTE: Start- Donoughamore-Nadd-Lombardstown-Bweeing and back to Griffins
DISTANCE: 60KM      
DIFFICULTY: Easy
COFFEE: Griffins Garden Centre
Weather
Looks Good

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 Activities

All Leeroadies please note that there are two posts on the website LEEROADIES.COM “ Tims Ride 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 2nd Sept
TIME: 9.00AM St Patricks Church Lower Road | 9.20AM Island Gate Rest Little Island
MEETING POINT: St Patricks Church Lower Road | Island Gate Pub and Restaurant Little Island
ROUTE: Lower Road-Little Island-Ballymacoda -Aghada-Churchtown South-Ballycotton. Return via Cloyne-Ballymacoda-Fota-Little Island
DISTANCE: Long route  from city  96KM | Short Route from Little Island 80KM
DIFFICULTY: Long and Short  850Meters climb      MODERATE
COFFEE: If Sunny. Bayview Ballycotton otherwise Shanagarry  (Decision on Morning)
Weather outlook
GOOD
 
Sunday 3rd Sept
TIME: 10AM
MEET POINT: County Hall
ROUTE: Lissarda. Out via Coachford-Windy Gap and Return via Coachford-Donoghamore
DISTANCE: 65KM  Shorter option 55KM
DIFFICULTY: Easy
COFFEE: Ma Fitz Pub and Restaurant Lissarda
Weather
Looks Good but showery

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.