Want to be part of something special in 2009 ? want a challenge only the brave take part in ? want to push yourself both mentally and physically ? then come along on Sunday January 11th 2009 and have a go of trying to get on the squad that will aim to cycle from Mizen to Malin non stop in under 20hrs (375miles)in July 2009
Western Lakes CC and MTS will run a “Try out” day for participants who want to make the M to M squad, that will aim to break the Blazing saddles record from Mizen to Malin (20hrs 45minutes) an average speed of 19MPH.
The Try out is an essential part of the initial training process for getting people fit for doing this challenge, its also an opportunity to get to know your fellow team mates and to train properly.
Participants interested in having ago must fill out the entry form and send it back with the entry fee by January 5th.
To be part of the squad you must attend the Try out in January
Sign on from 9am at the Western Lakes Cycling Centre on the Kilmaine Rd Ballinrobe Co Mayo.
The spin will leave at 10.30am sharp for an 80 mile guided spin, which will have a back up van with spares.
To qualify for the next phase, participants will have to be able to complete 80 miles in 4hrs as part of a sizable group, leaders will control the pace and aim to help participants in their conquest.
20hr agenda for 2009
Try Out date (January 11th )
March camp, aim “ getting used to riding at night as a group”
May 12hr spin
June Wicklow 200 ? or similar
The Weekend of July 18th a bid on the Mizen to Malin route, (weather depending)