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Category Archives: Events

Cycling fundraiser for the RNLI

A one day cycling fundraiser for the RNLI is set to take place on Sunday 16 September when four cycling friends will cycle 310km from Dublin to Clifden in Co. Galway while wearing life-jackets for the entire trip. The 300km spin will be undertaken by four members of the Twelve Bens Cycling Club/Western lakes Cycling Club, […]

Welcome to the Tour de Bens

It is with great pleasure that we welcome everyone, competitors, our sponsors:  Mannion Bike Hire, Conn O’Mara, Roundstone House Hotel, Connemara Pony Breeders’ Society, The Candle Store, Connemara Spinning, Clifden Service Station – Topaz, Faherty Wholesale, Kylemore Service Station, Kavanaghs Supervalu Clifden & Marrey Bikes. The Twelve Bens Club was only set up in March […]

Tour De Bens Finishers Mugs

Have you booked your place on the Tour De Bens to receive one of our specially commissioned mugs? Saturday 8th September, Clifden, Co Galway. 125km and 85km routes. Online booking will close Tuesday 4th September 2018 at 10.00pm but you can still book on the morning at the Clifden Station House Hotel theater from 08:00am. […]

Tour De Bens 2018 Finishers Medals

The Twelve Bens Cycling Club are once again delighted to be partnering with GMIT Letterfrack for the 2018 Tour De Bens Sportif. GMIT Letterfrack have designed and produced the 2018 finishers medals and all in the club are very appreciative to all involved. Great job guys!             Dermot O’Donovan, Head […]

Dublin to Clifden Cycle for RNLI

On sept 16th four members of the Twelve Bens Cycling Club / Western Lakes CC, will cycle 300 km coast to coast, from Dublin to Clifden. The purpose of the event is to raise funds for the RNLI, to help them continue their lifesaving work along our coast and on our inland waterways . The […]

SRAC Atlantic Challenge Cycle

The Twelve Bens Cycling Club was represented at the SRAC Atlantic Challenge in Ennistymon on 24th March 2018. In attendance were, Rob King, Ciarán Hickey, Johnny King and John Brittain.

Tour de Bens 2018

The 2018 Tour de Bens takes place in Connemara on Saturday, September 8th.The event, in its second year, has a choice of two routes – 125km and 85km. Both routes start and finish in Clifden.  The routes will showcase the beauty of Connemara while always keeping the Twelve Bens mountains in sight.

Wild Atlantic Way Sportif

Well done to club members Ciaran Hickey, Trisha Griffiths and Rob King who completed the 100km Furbo to Roundstone stage of the Wild Atlantic Way Sportif on 21st September 2017.

Tour de Bens 2017

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Inaugural Tour de Bens on 9th September 2017 in  tough conditions! We will order the good weather earlier for next years event! Enjoy the photos.