Club Spins - no matter what, cycle

See details on how club spins are currently affected: McNally Swords CC COVID-19 Protocols

TuesdayThursdayWeekends

Tuesday Touring

When: Tuesday
Location: Applegreen, North Street
Time: Depart 9.00am (Arrive 8.50am)
Speed: Depends on participants ability. Typically 25-28kph.
Distance: 80-100km
Spin Leader: Please contact Frank Rooney on 087 9886520 if you would like to join this spin group.
Notes:

  • Average climb is approximately 350m, but depending on the route this can rise substantially, particularly in the Summer
  • Coffee Stop: Always.
  • Weather dependant; any frost, snow, extreme wind and heavy rain may delay or cancel the cycle.
  • Summer may include cycles in the Wicklow mountains, Dublin mountains, Slieve Blooms, Mournes and Armagh.

Howth Repeats

Running over winter only. Meet at Sutton Cross at 7pm for some repeats of Howth Hill.

Photo by Martin Moore

Thursday Touring

When: Thursday
Location: Applegreen, North Street
Time: Depart 9.00am (Arrive 8.50am)
Speed: Depends on participants ability. Typically 25-28kph.
Distance: 80-100km
Spin Leader: Yes

Green When: Saturday & Sunday mornings
Location: North Street
Time: Depart 9.00am (Arrive 8.50am)
Speed: Depends on participants ability. Typically 20-22kph.
Distance: TBA
Spin Leader: Yes
Notes:

  • Nobody gets left behind.
  • This spin is weather dependent and is liable for cancellation.
  • ALWAYS check the Swords CC Facebook Social Page for spin updates.
Orange When: Sundays only
Location: North Street
Time: Departing at 9.00am
Speed: 22-24kph
Distance: 60km (approx)
Suitability: Beginner/intermediate
Spin Leader: Leader “elected” by Group on the day.
Notes:

Blue When: Saturdays ONLY
Location: North Street
Time: Departing at 9.00am
Speed: 25-27kph
Distance: approximately 60km
Suitability: Intermediate
Spin Leaders: No
Notes:

  • Nobody gets left behind. However, if the spin leader determines that a rider is not up to the required fitness level, you may be respectfully asked to find your own way home.
  • ALWAYS check the Swords CC Facebook Social Page for spin updates.
  • During the summer months, operation of this spin is dependent on who turns up on the day.
Red When: Saturday (Sunday also, but check Facebook Social page for times etc.)
Location: North Street
Time: Departing at 9:00am Saturday, 8.30am Sundays (Check the Swords CC Facebook Social Page)
Speed: 29-32kph
Distance: 60-70km
Suitability: Experienced
Spin Leader: No
Notes:

Touring When: Sunday only
Location: North Street
Time: Departing at 9.00am
Speed: 26-28kph
Distance: 80-100km. Includes coffee stop
Suitability: Intermediate/Experienced
Spin Leader: yes
Notes:

Black When: Sunday only, (October to January)
Location: to be announced
Time: Departing at 7.30am
Speed: 30kph+
Distance: 140km+
Suitability: Advanced
Spin Leader: no
Notes:

  • Sink or swim. For those who want to race
  • Strictly Club Members ONLY