Malin To Mizen Cycle Information

To Whom It May Concern: Team Dave Riordan Cycle Club are undertaking a cycle from Malin Head to Mizen Head in August 2014, to raise funds to purchase a Horse Riding Simulator for the Liskennett Autism Project, which will be situated in Granagh, Co. Limerick.The aim of the Horse Riding Simulator is to introduce service users to equine therapy, which will enable them to develop physically, emotionally and cognitively. Service users will be able to ride a controlled manner and for many will be a stepping stone to actual horse riding. We, as a team, are arranging several events over the next eight months to raise funds for this purchase. As this is a big financial undertaking we would appreciate any donation you may be in a position to contribute to assist us in this endeavour. Yours sincerely Signed Maurice Riordan Chairman On behalf of Team Dave Riordan   TEAM DAVE RIORDAN MALIN TO MIZEN CYCLE RULES & REGULATIONS Bicycles must be roadworthy. Fitness level must be appropriate to the event. Team Dave Riordan marshals are to be obeyed at all times. Adherence to rules of the road and laws covering littering, public decency, etc. Minimum cyclist age is 16, however those under the age of 18 must have their entry forms signed by a parent or guardian and be accompanied by an adult throughout the event. Wearing of helmets is compulsory. Designated Malin to Mizen cycling attire must be worn throughout the event. All cyclists must be members of Cycling Ireland. Any maintenance issues need to be addressed at the end of each stage as this can cause...

Team Dave Riordan 20 week training Plan

Team Dave Riordan   Malin to Mizen – 20 Week Training Plan Week (Sunday) Long Cycle (km) Total km / week Target time / week 1  (16 Mar) 50 70 3 hours 2  (23 Mar) 60 80 3 hours 30 mins 3  (30 Mar) 70 90 4 hours 4  (06 Apr) 70 100 4 hours 30 mins 5  (13 Apr) 80 110 4 hours 30 mins* 6  (20 Apr) 90 125 5 hours 10 mins 7  (27 Apr) 100 140 6 hours 8  (04 May) 100 160 6 hours 45 mins 9  (11 May) 90 (x2) 200 8 hours 30 mins 10 (18 May) 130 180 7 hours 30 mins 11 (25 May) 140 200 8 hours 30 mins 12 (01 June) 150 220 9 hours * 13 (08 June) 130 (x2) 280 11 hours 15 mins 14 (15 June) 150 250 10 hours 15 (22 June) 120 (x3) 400 16 hours 16 (29 June) 180 300 11 hours 30 mins 17 (06 July) 130 (x3) 420 16 hours 18 (13 July) 160 250 9 hours 45 mins 19 (20 July) 120 200 7 hours 45 mins 20 (27 July) 80 80 3 hours 21 (03 Aug) Rest and Light Cycles Distances marked with (x2) or (x3) should be done two or three days, respectively, in succession.   Target times are proportional to the Total km/week – starting at 23 km/h, increasing to 24 km/h at the first*, increasing to 25 km/h at the second * and to 26 km/h at the third *. Weeks 3, 7 & 11 indicate large group training to simulate M2M and to get...

Malin To Mizen Cycle Challenge Route August 2014

Sunday : Travelling by coach on the 10th August to  Buncrana,Co,Donegal.Brief stop off in Buncrana at Inisowen Gateway Hotel.Change into cycling gear and travel on to Malin Head.Cycle 37km from Malin Head to Bruncrana. Monday:10th August Morning Buncrana to Sligo,161 km.Lunch in Donegal Town,96 km and then moving on to Sligo Town. Tuesday: Morning Sligo to Galway,142 km.Lunch at Claremorris,80km.Travelling onto Galway City. Wednesday : Galway to Charleville,146 km .Lunch at Ennis,66 km.Moving on to Granagh.Stop off,then on to Charleville.Staying at home Wednesday. Thursday: Charleville to Macroom,71 km.Stop off in Millstreet,50km. Friday: Macroom to Mizen Head,120km.stop off for lunch in Skib,54 km,Travel on to our destination Mizen Head to where we touch down safe and...