Monday Senior Training Starts May 11th

Weeks 1-4 will required low gearings as we will be working on out of the saddle skills and leg speed. Gearing recommendations max 49×16 (same as hire bikes)

Pedals on Hire Bikes
For 2015 hire bikes at Sundrive Velodrome are now fitted with LOOK KEO pedals

Local Weather
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Sundrive League Results after Week 3
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New Youth Riders
New youth riders only accepted on 1st & 2nd Saturdays of any month at 1230 session.
Senior riders must attend scheduled Accreditations

 

Women’s Track Cycling Workshop

Womens Omnium
A repeated of the very well received 2014 women’s track cycling workshop has been announced for Sunday 24th May 2015. The workshop will take place from 11am to 3pm (sign on & bike hire at 10.30) and is for accredited riders. It will be aimed at those new to the track or those who have been away from it for some time and want to freshen up their skills for the season ahead. More experienced riders are invited and encouraged to come along to hone their skills and help the others get a feel for what its all about! The workshop will be coached by Hugh Byrne and will provide the opportunity for women to try out all the events that make up the Olympic Omnium.  We will also be covering the Team Sprint.

Bunch races will include Points, Scratch and Elimination  and there will be an opportunity to try some of the time trial events such as the Flying 250m, the 500m TT and the Individual Pursuit. We will be giving people an opportunity to practice the team sprint with their club mates, a great chance to start the preparations for the Team Nationals in August. This year, once again, junior women are allowed to ride the Team Sprint Nationals which should make the event even more interesting.

This workshop comes at a great time as two weeks later there will be an opportunity to race in the Duane Delaney (a friendly multi-race type event) and following that the National Olympic Omnium a month later.

Please note accreditation is a prerequisite to attend the workshop. If you are not yet accredited and would like to come along you will have to attend the accreditation on Saturday May 23rd at 2pm at Sundrive or indeed you may have attended the Women ‘specific’ Accreditation on Sat 11th April . 

Accredited junior women are also welcome to attend the workshop.

Cost €10
Please email Susie Mitchell susievet@gmail.com to register for event. Continue reading

Sundrive Track League

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League Starts Wed 29th April  -
First Race 1900  - Sign & bike hire closes at 1850

2015 Accreditation at Sundrive

Track re-opens Saturday 7th February.
The Sundrive Velodrome Committee  has scheduled ten dates for accreditation in Dublin for those who wish to get involved in track racing at the Sundrive Track in 2015.  Five of these opportunities will come before the Summer Track League, with a further three scheduled in advance of major National Championships races like the Omnium, Keirin, Team Events and Autumn Track League. The final opportunity will be 25th July a little over a month prior to the Senior National Track Championships.

Pedals : For 2015 we have changed to ‘LOOK KEO’ on our hire bikes.

2015 Dates for Accreditation at Sundrive Track below
Saturday 14th February 12.30
Saturday 7th March 12.30
Saturday 21st March 12.30
Saturday 4th April 12.30
Saturday 11th April 14.00  (Women Only Accreditation)
Saturday 18th April 14.00 **
Saturday 25th April 14.00 ** (Pre League intro to Racing for 2nd Stage Accreditees)
Saturday 23rd May 14.00 **
Sunday 24th May – Women’s Track Workshop (Accreditation required)
Saturday 13th June 14.00 **
Saturday 25th July 14.00 ** (Final Accreditation for 2015)
(Coaching Rota for Feb / March added) Continue reading