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Routes within 5km of Bray

We wanted to share some routes within the 5km radius of Bray. Big thanks to Janos Köhler, Britta Leubert and Rory Ward for doing these routes, for anyone who would like to explore new roads close to Bray. There are hills in all of them, but that is unavoidable, given the hills that surround Bray….

BWCC AGM for 2020

Dear Bray Wheelers Members You are hereby invited to attend the Bray Wheelers Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 25th November at 8pm. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions the meeting will be held via zoom. You will be emailed a link to the meeting a few days beforehand. If you would be interested in being on…

Christy McManus and Ronnie Coates Memorial Races

Ahttps://eventmaster.ie/event/Je09TpvHRk The Christy McManus Memorial Race for A3 and A2 riders, and the Ronnie Coates Memorial Race for A4 riders, will take place on 12th Sep 2020 Event Description: Event type: Road Race Hosted by: Bray Wheelers Cycling Club Event date : Saturday, 12 September 2020 Venue : The Brockagh Centre, Laragh, Co. Wicklow https://goo.gl/maps/r2pqZoS77hxykzMS9…

50k to 100k Introduction to Club Cycling

(NB: Now meets at Bray Wheelers Clubhouse) ALL WELCOME – Our Introduction to Club Cycling starts on Sun 30th Aug and is run over five Sundays: 30 Aug & 6, 13, 20, 27 Sept – Spins are for people who can cycle up to 50k and would like to improve all aspects of their cycling…

Open Night July 2020

Bray Wheelers will host our Open Nighton Wed 15th July 2020 at 7.30pmin the Carpark in Front of the Building, with Social Distancing There will be an overview of club activities: Couch to 50km seriesIntro to group cyclingLeisure activitiesRacing programmeCoaching sessionsSocial aspectYouth and juniorsWomen’s and men’s cyclingBike maintenance tips Carpark in front of Clubhouse, Schools…

New Summer Couch to 50k

NEW SUMMER COUCH to 50k in 4 weeks NEW SUMMER COUCH to 50k in 4 weeks ALL WELCOME For Adults and Youth 12–18yrs Want a personal challenge? Get fitter and meet new people Four week cycle plan Starting with short spins Build distance and confidence Hills and descents Cycling in a group 50km graduation spin…

Paddy O’Rourke RIP

It is with great sadness that we hear of the death of Paddy O’Rourke. Paddy passed away yesterday, on the 4th April 2020. Paddy was a Life Member of Bray Wheelers C.C. and a dedicated club man. Many of you will remember Paddy from ‘his’ corner on club races over the years. He marshalled this…

BWCC WhatsApp & Strava groups

BWCC CLUB STRAVA BWCC RED GROUP WhatsApp: Contact Sean McGeown 086 605 6073 sean.mcgeown@cruinn.ie Strava: https://www.strava.com/clubs/bwred BWCC ORANGE GROUP WhatsApp: Contact Kevin Metcalfe 087 797 1712 kmmetcalfe@hotmail.com BWCC YELLOW GROUP WhatsApp: Contact Rory Ward 087 653 8634 roryward@gmail.com Strava: https://www.strava.com/clubs/yellow BWCC GREEN GROUP Contact Mark Loughran 086 822 5310 info@identikit.ie (no WhatsApp currently) RACERS A2…

Covid-19 message

BRAY WHEELERS CLUB MEMBERS : In the health interest of club members and in accordance with HSE social distancing guidelines, Bray Wheelers committee have suspended all club spins until March 31st. We will continue to keep you updated on developments. Stay well & safe, Mark Murphy  Club Chairman

50k to 100k

INTRODUCTION TO CLUB CYCLING ALL WELCOME – Our Introduction to Club Cycling starts on Sunday 22nd March and will be run over five Sundays – Dates are Sun 22nd and 29th March and Sun 5th, 19th and 26th April – Spins are for people who can cycle up to 50k and would like to improve…

Masterclass in Descending Skills

with Janos Köhler, World road downhill champion 2010 and 2013 When: Wed 11th March at 7.30pm Where: Bray Wheelers Clubhouse, Schools Road, Bray, Co Wicklow. Cost: Free for Bray Wheelers, and Youth Cyclists, non members welcome also. Descending skills for beginners and improvers alike: Preparation, focus, cornering, braking, tips and tricks for gaining more top…

Couch to 50k – How to register

You can now register here: https://tinyurl.com/BWCC-CouchTo50k2020 To sign-up email couchto50k2020@gmail.com or visit braywheelers.com for more info or contact Alison Cullen 086 805 7340 Bray Wheelers members – free Non-members – first three rides free, then welcome to join the club (annual leisure membership is €40) Information night in clubhouse on Wed 29th Jan 2020 from…

Joining Bray Wheelers

Hi all, Application for Membership of Bray Wheelers for 2020 is now open. This year I am trying to simplify the process by putting it entirely online. Click on this link where you can enter your details and pay in one easy session.   https://fs27.formsite.com/BrayWheelers/rx3xdenchj/index.html You must be a current member of Cycling Ireland to…

Bray Wheelers Open Night

Bray Wheelers will host our Open Nighton Wed 29th Jan 2020 at 7–9pm There will be an overview of club activities: Couch to 50km seriesIntro to group cyclingLeisure activitiesRacing programmeCoaching sessionsSocial aspectYouth and juniorsWomen’s and men’s cyclingBike maintenance tips Plus there will be a members sign on, for anyone having difficulty with the new electronic…

Yoga classes for cyclists

What: Yoga classes for cyclists with Certified Yoga teacher Ina Stojic Where: Bray Wheelers ClubhouseWhen: Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks @ 7.30–8.45pm Commencing 7th January 2020Cost: Will depend on numbers. Approximate cost of €63.75 per head for 6 weeks based on 8 people attending. Full payment will need to be made directly to the instructor…

Bray Wheelers AGM 2019

Please Save the Date:Bray Wheelers AGM, Wed 27th Nov 2019 at 8pm All members are invited to attend our club’s Annual General Meeting in the club house.There will be Club clothing fitting session starting at 7pm to 7.45pm followed by AGM at 8pm. All positions will be open for election, so if you would like…

BWCC 70th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Less than a month to go until the 70th Anniversary celebration dinner and tickets are now on sale from Mark Murphy 086 810 4648 or Gillian Peelo 086 362 8280. Tickets are pre-paid and in advance of October 19th and won’t be available for purchase on the night.  We look forward to seeing you all…

Joe Loughman Club Ride Out – Sun 1st Sept 2019

Categories: News The Joe Loughman Club Ride Out is on Sunday 1st of Sept 2019 All groups will visit the Dome in Roundwood, for complimentary tea/coffee and cakes. Sign on is at 9.00am, with groups departing around 9.30am. The ride is free for club members, and donations are welcome, with all proceeds going to the Five…

Paddy Martin Randonee 2019

Sign-on Bray Wheelers clubhouse, Schools Road, Bray, from 8.45–10am. Entry Fee €20.00 and proceeds to AWARE 70k https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30646514 90k https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30646515 120k https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30646516 Refreshments and home baking in Laragh and at the finish.  Groups The following groups will be leaving the clubhouse the times below. And they will be led by Bray Wheelers members, and are open to all, members…

New BWCC Spins Changes

Bray Wheelers are making some slight changes to existing spins, and adding some new spins. This is to better cater for member’s needs, arising out of feedback from the membership survey. Spins are now as follows: RED GROUP (NEW introductory spin) 20–22kph · 60km · Sundays only Contact Sean McGeown 086 605 6073 sean.mcgeown@cruinn.ie & Whatsapp ·…