Beginner Spins

Bray Wheelers committee members will undertake to run beginner spins from October 15th 2011, starting from Kilmacanogue flyover at 9.45am sharp.
The spins are ideal for all new and inexperienced members.
They will be approx. 30 to 40kms with a coffee stop included.
Please see home page for list of dates and group leaders.


Bray Wheelers welcome new members

We always welcome new members to the club. Currently the club has about 150 members. The club is primarily a cycle road racing club, but members are also involved with leisure cycling, touring, track racing and mountain biking.


Club Activities

Open races

The club is to run two open races in 2011 – Shay Elliot Memorial (A+/A1/A2) on 15th of May 2010 and the Christy MacManus Memorial (A2/A3/A4 Youth) on the 11th of June 2011. Details will be posted here once avaliable

Club Races

Bray Wheelers stage club races for members every Thursday evening, from May to August, meeting up at the Calary Car Park at 7.00pm.


Women's Cycling

Bray Wheelers currently has a large number of female cyclists. We now have a women's league as part of the Spring and Summer league club races. If you would like more information about Women’s cycling,
please contact
Siobhan Duggan 087 418 3796
Orla McEvoy 086 378 9287

Underage and Entry Level Spins

For the younger riders we run a spin on Sunday afternoons in the winter, and Monday evenings in the Summer months. This would also suit newcomers to the sport. If you would like more information about Underage cycling, please contact
Mark Loughran 086 822 5310
Mark Murphy 086 810 4648
Ger Ivory 087 991 7090

Randonnée

The club will hold two Randonnees with the Paddy Martin Randonnee being held on 20th February 2011 and the Joe Loughman Randonnee on September 11th 2011. Through 2011, Bray Wheeler members will participate in numerous events up and down the country. for more information see events


Training Spin

Training spins around Wicklow depart from Kilmacanogue, at the new fly-over on the N11, every Saturday and Sunday at 10am sharp. Riders must wear a hard shell helmet at all times. Routes are posted in advance on the messages section of the website.


History

Established in 1949, the club is one of the oldest and most respected cycle racing clubs in Ireland. Early members include; the late Shay Elliot, the first Irishman ever to hold the yellow jersey in the Tour de France.
for more information see history


Supporting the Club

As a member of Bray Wheelers, you may be required to assist in the marshalling of the open events held by the club during the year.


Bray Wheelers Youth Coaches

Bray Wheelers are proud to have foundation and level one cycling coaches willing to give instruction to young riders.

Bray Wheelers Cycling Coaches


Gerard Ivory Level 1 087 991 7090
Mark Murphy Level 1 086 8104648
Colin Short Level 1 087 2505797.
Mark Loughran Level 1 086 822 5310
Eamon Tilley Level 1 086 809 7162
Ian Mulvaney Foundation 087 660 1120
Rory Dowling Foundation 087 986 3784
Anthony Crean Foundation 086 841 8864
Deborah Crean Foundation 087 292 4141
Declan Crean Foundation 086 873 0196
Fiona Crean Foundation 086 318 4289
Frank O’Leary Foundation 085 144 5457
Gillian Peelo Foundation 086 362 8280
Michael O’Donnell Foundation 087 628 7128>
Larry Clarke Foundation 087 2447082
Fiona Duggan Foundation 086 3313263.


Membership of the club costs

Adult€50.00
Adult Leisure€40.00
Under18 years €30.00
Under 16 years €20.00
Under 14 years free


In addition, any member who wishes to take part in either open or club races is required to have either a racing or non-racing license from Cycling Ireland or the Irish Veterans Cycling Association. You can apply using the application forms available for download here.

You can download an the following forms here: Note 2013 forms are available now


1 Club membership Application Form
2 Membership Renewal Information
3 Cycling Ireland Application form (Not needed if applying online)
4 Parental consent form The parental consent form, if you are applying for anyone under the age of 18 years, and you are applying online, you will need to fill this out an post a copy to Cycling Ireland, before a licence can be issued. (Not needed if using the traditional Cycling Ireland paper application form).


Contact


If you would like more information, please contact: Damian Doyle
143 Clonkeen Road
Blackrock
Co. Dublin

tel (mobile) 087-1603499
for committee members see contact section


 

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