Early Bird Incentive

Register Early to Receive Your 2018 Jersey Cyclists who register early and qualify for the early bird entry will receive a free cycling jersey exclusively designed for the Tour de Conamara. If miss out on the early bird registration you can still receive a jersey by adding it to your event registration for only €10. Registration is open to the …

The Weekend in Belgium

A weekend in Belgium bringing all the famous climbs to their knees.   The winner of the prize for a weekend cycling in Belgium was James Duane of Portumna Cycling Club.  Here is the write up  by Portumna Cycling Club of a unique cycling experience delivered by https://belgiumbikesbeer.com One of our members Jamie was lucky enough to have won first prize in …

Save the Date – 2018

Save the date for the 2018 SKODA Tour de Conamara – Saturday May 26th 2018 Registration will open on January 1st.  If you took part in any of the ŠKODA Celtic Cycle Series events in 2017 you will have a chance to register during December before the registration opens up to the general public.  The 2017 event sold out in 6 …

Well Done to All Cyclists

Well done to all the cyclists who completed the 2017 SKODA Tour de Conamara.  In particular we would like to thank the many people who make the event possible and contribute to making it a great day out for cyclists against the best cycling scenery in Ireland. A big thank you to the following who make it all happen and …

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 …