A beginners’ cycling series to encourage young people to take it up as a leisure or sporting option will start with a skills night on Monday, July 2nd. at the Library Car Park in Castleisland at 7.30pm.
Currow Cycling Club
These events are organized by the Currow Cycling Club and will cover basic bike handling skills and maintenance.
As the roads are black with cyclists these days ahead of the ‘The Ring Cycle’ the initiative is timely. More so in a town which has a long and illustrious association with cycling as a sport.
Races for all Ages
“Beginners’ races for all ages will be held on Monday 9th July for all grades over the short Kilmurry-Cordal circuit, here any type of roadworthy bicycle is allowed with cycling helmets compulsory. Another race will take place on Monday 30th and the route for this will be announced later,” said Éamonn Breen – himself a former Kerry RÁS Tailteann team member.
“Looking further ahead, the club will be competing in the Limerick Cycling Club weekly series which takes place in the month of August over the short, closed circuit at Limerick Racecourse.
Action in Cordal on Thursday Evening
“The fourth round of the senior and underage county cycling league takes place in Cordal on this Thursday evening with juveniles starting at 6.45 pm and the seniors at 7.30pm approximately. The usual Kilmurry circuit will be used, no parking allowed on the circuit,” said Éamonn in conclusion.
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