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Planning your 2018 season?

Book your pre-season training on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way and get your cycling club race fit!
The Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportif is a unique 16-day fully-supported multi-stage cycling event covering 2,095 km of Ireland’s spectacular west coast. Perched on Europe’s most western edge, the Wild Atlantic Way route passes through some of the most dramatic scenery in the world as it winds its way along the coastline of 9 counties jutting into the Atlantic Ocean. Stretching from Kinsale, County Cork in the south to County Donegal’s Inishowen peninsula in the far north, the Wild Atlantic Way is the longest coastal cycling route in the world.
The route is both challenging and rewarding, Ireland’s coast roads are dotted with steep climbs and sweeping descents to give you a cycling experience you will never forget. The 16 stages are broken into 4 blocks of 4 consecutive sportifs specially designed by cyclists for cyclists to challenge you and bring you up against a tough early-season fitness test. The food is good, the road surface is great, and the views are out of this world – what are you waiting for?
Air access into Ireland has never been easier, over 60,000 seats are available on flights between Ireland and the United States each week so now is the time to bring your club to cycle Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way! And if you have 10 or more cyclists in your group, we’ll provide free airport transfers for you and your bikes!

When can I come?

19th April – 4th May 2018: The Spring Cycle Sportif is specifically designed for club cyclists who want to improve their fitness before the summer cycling season kicks off. 13th – 28th September 2018: The Autumn Cycle Sportif is a series of leisure sportifs designed for cyclists who want to enjoy the Wild Atlantic Way at a more relaxed pace but are still looking for a challenging cycling experience.

 

What’s included?

  • Official Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportif Cycle jersey
  • 5 nights’ accommodation based on twin room occupancy with breakfast included
  • Lunch and roadside refreshments (water, fruit and energy bars)

As this is a fully-supported, multi-stage sportif we also include:

  • All luggage transfers
  • Roadside assistance
  • Bike mechanic
  • Massage service
  • Paramedic support (first come, first served)
  • Broom vehicle

 

How much does it cost?

The Early Bird Registration fee is €700 based on 5 nights’ accommodation and 4 sportif stages. Groups of over 10 cyclists can avail of free airport transfers for cyclists and bikes. Bike hire can also be arranged if necessary.