2016 Event is Now Full

The 2016 SKODA Tour de Conamara is now full after only 46 days. Like last year we will operate a waiting list to accommodate cyclists if places become available. Cyclists can register through the link on the registration page for the waiting list and will be contacted if additional places become available. We will advise those on the waiting list …

January Winner

Congrats to the winner of the January competition Mr Terry Devlin, Dundrum, Co Dublin. Winner of a self catering stay at the Station House Hotel, a nutrition advice session with the Nutrition Centre, a Retul Bike Fit with alimaysport.com and a winter cycling jacket from Velotec

Register & Win

Register by Sunday evening and have a chance to win these great prizes in the January monthly draw for cyclists who have registered for the SKODA Tour de Conamara. Each month we have a fantastic participants draw for cyclists who have registered for the event.  The January prizes are as follows 4 Nights at the Clifden Station House Hotel self …

Nutrition – Getting the basics right

Maev Creaven, Nutritionist [Functional Medicine] of the Nutrition Centre, Galway & Dublin, brings us the first of a series of blogs and nutritional advice as you build up towards the SKODA Tour de Conamara. Let’s face it. Its no fun when your digestion isn’t functioning well. Do you suffer from any bloating, cramping, irregularity, pain or other conditions most people …

Return to Wheel Religion

SKODA Tour de Conamara blogger John Donnelly talks about the return to the bike after Christmas, new health and fitness promises and the twenty week training countdown. Where’s my gloves?  Where’s my water bottle? Where’s my jacket?   These were the questions I asked myself this morning in the dark, stumbling around the house before my 1st spin of the …

Meet Our Bloggers

Meet our bloggers for the 2016 SKODA Tour de Conamara. In the coming months our two intrepid bloggers will provide you with a monthly update on how they are preparing for the SKODA Tour de Conamara.  Each has their own goals trying to fit work and life in around cycling and training.  Meet the bloggers. Barbara Kruta Barbara is 29 years …

What is your off season goal?

Are you ready to set some long term goals for 2016? Maev Creaven [mIFM, mNTOI] Nutritionist [Functional Medicine] of the Nutrition Centre in Galway and Dublin will be bringing you regular nutrition advice on preparing for the Tour de Conamara. Here is the first of the blogs as you prepare for Christmas. What you do during the winter months will …

Connemara or Amalfi Coast

Paul Deane is a freelance journalist based in the south west of England and serial blogger who joined us on a ‘reccie’ trip around the 80km course on Easter Saturday. Here is his report back on his day on the 80km Tour de Conamara route. When you accept the invite of a former pro to cycle around one of the …