Experience Clifden & Connemara

Its not all about the bike There is a wide programme of entertainment taking place before and after the SKODA Tour de Conamara.  Take a look at the wide range of options for you to consider and soak in what makes Clifden and Connemara a special place. Click on the entertainment guide link below pulled together by Clifden Chamber and …

Final Participant Information

Prepare for the SKODA Tour de Conamara – 2017 Rider Information Pack  Find everything you need to know about the event from sign on to event timings in the 2017 SKODA Tour de Conamara Rider Park – Click on the link below to download and read. Don’t forget the Pre event Pasta Party at Monaghans SKODA Showroom on the Tuam …

Strava Links

For all the stravaphiles out here are the links to the routes on Strava Strava Route for the 140km cycle  https://www.strava.com/routes/7743404 Strava Route for the 80km cycle  https://www.strava.com/routes/7743485

Sample the Connemara Gaeltacht Pubs

Visitors to the SKODA Tour de Conamara have a unique opportunity to sample the Connemara Gaeltacht after their cycle.  After the cycles, you can travel into the heart of the Gaeltacht area for a night of food, music and entertainment.  Why not round up a group and visit a few Gaeltacht pubs, have some food and enjoy a few drinks …

PowerBar Refuel Advice

Our long time event partner PowerBar will be at a number of PowerBar Refuel points to get you home on the 140km and the 80km routes on May 27th. Here is their advice on nutrition and hydration as you start to countdown to the day itself.  Have a read through by clicking on the link. powerbar_nutrition_coach_cycling_engl_2015 PowerBar will be at …

Recovery is as important as training

As you ramp up the miles in preparation for the event it is as important to be aware of the benefits of good recovery as much as munching the miles. Post Ride Recovery Routine? Listen to your body Do you pay attention to how you recover after a bike ride?  Do you have a set routine where you know what …

2017 Celtic Series Kit Revealed

Our Atlantic Rouleur Celtic Series kit for 2017 is revealed.  This year you have an extended range of styles along with the main Celtic Series 2017 Jersey and Bib Shorts.  We have short and long sleeve options plus a new breathable weather proof jacket.  These are limited edition ranges. Cyclists who have registered for the event will be sent a …

February Winner

Congratulations to the winner of the February participants draw.  This months prize was a weekend break at the Station House Hotel, Clifden, Powerbar three month supply pack and a set of SKODA cycling kit (bib shorts and jacket). Winner: Anthony Craven, Blackrock, Co. Louth.  

Winners Announced

Congrats to our prize winners in the participants registration draw. SKODA Tour de Conamara Early Entry Draw Prize – four night self catering break at the Clifden Station House Hotel 4* Apartments for your family or friends, a Powerbar three month supply pack and a set of SKODA Cycling kit plus a Retul Bike fitting with Bike Fit Studios. Winner …

Bike Exchange Joins the Team

Win a Ridley Noah with Bike Exchange To celebrate Bike Exchange becoming one of the event partners to the SKODA Tour de Conamara and the Celtic Cycling Series they are giving away a Ridley Noah.  To enter the competition to win the Ridley Noah just click HERE   The draw for this phenomenal bike will take place during the SKODA Celtic …