Our Saturday cycles all depart from the Maxol service station in Turvey, Donabate. Cycles can cover anything from 40km to 70km. Barbara, our training co-ordinator will advise on a Friday what the training plan is for the cycle on a Saturday morning. Sometimes it may be a hill repeat session in which case members do as many repeats as they are capable of, some will do more than others but it’s a great session for everyone. We have a ‘leave no man behind’ policy on our cycles so the sessions really cater for everyone, however we would recommend that you have completed a 30km cycle yourself before joining in on these spins.
Please also consider the weather and have appropriate attire, we would recommend always having a light rain jacket to throw on. Cycling during the winter months can sometimes be weather dependent, if the weather is deemed to be too dangerous the club cycle will be cancelled in advance, this will be notified via our ‘WhatsApp’ group.
There is ALWAYS time for a cake and coffee stop on our Saturday spins!
We also offer Turbo sessions during the winter months in place of the open roads on a Saturday morning. These are based in the Parish Hall in Donabate and start at 7:15am sharp.
What to bring on the Saturday Spin:
Hybrid, road or time trial (TT) bike
Two spare tubes
You should always bring liquids and something small to eat such as a banana or a protein bar.
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