Youghal town has a proud tradition of cycling with a club in existence since the 1950s. Over the years all disciplines of cycling have been participated in by members from grass track racing in the early years to competitive road racing. A very successful juvenile section that challenged for national titles was in existence in the early 1990s. The current club which was formed in 2006 is focused on the leisure/sportive side of cycling taking part in the ever increasing number of events that form part of Cycling Ireland's leisure calendar. Members also compete in Cycling Ireland's Road race Calendar with strong performances in these events.The club takes full advantage of the spectacular roads and scenery that East Cork and West Waterford have to offer.
A very successful Spring racing league series is run off annually on the local Gortroe circuit. This fun,competitive league allows members to enjoy a good workout with riders grouped according to ability,with groups handicapped it provides exciting racing.A time trial and hill climb are also incorporated into the league with a cup awarded to the winner at the end of the series. This league is confined to club members only.
Club membership has grown strongly in the past number of years and actively growing with both male and female members participating in a wide range of cycling challenge events both at home and abroad.The club has hosted many leisure tours over the years with clubs travelling from around the country to participate on challenging and scenic routes.
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