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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
The 125km route starts with the breath-taking Sky Road and then turns left along Streamstown Bay, Omey Island at Claddaghduff and into the fishing village of Cleggan. We have a nice little climb out of Cleggan before re-joining the n59 towards Letterfrack. Once we turn left in Letterfrack, the kettle will be boiling for a well-earned […]
Online registration is open for the Tour de Bens 2018 with 85k and 125k routes on offer.
Download a very informative “Guide to Cycling on the Road” from Cycling Ireland.
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.
Advice and tips on how to stay safe while cycling on Irish roads. Never cycle in the dark without adequate lighting – white for front, red for rear Always wear luminous clothing such as hi-vis vests, fluorscent armbands and reflective belts so that other road users can see you Wear a helmet Make sure you […]
The Twelve Bens Cycling Club will be holding it’s club membership and Cycling Ireland licence renewal night in the Clifden Station House Hotel on Wednesday the 17th of January from 7-9 pm for anyone who’s membership is up for renewal and may need some help in processing it. This is also an opportunity for anyone […]