Gravel Grind West was an excellent success for off-road biking within the West Mayo space
The weekend kicked off with an introduction to biking by YDO Daire Feeley and his coaches. With the end line setup and the picturesque options round the pond down on the Quay it was the best setting for a youths occasion.
Biking Connacht and Gravel Grind West organisers had an excellent day placing the subsequent technology of enthusiastic youth bicycle owner by means of their paces with a biking workshop led by the one and solely Ras Tailteann champion Daire Feeley.
On Saturday afternoon grownup individuals pitted their bikes and our bodies towards the infamous steep Skelp climb, the off street path that brings walkers and hikers over the shoulder of Croagh Patrick identified regionally because the Western Method proved a stern take a look at. Pictures and outcomes hooked up.
On Sunday Members had the selection of three gravel routes relying on their health and talent. The routes took within the coastal roads and tracks of Kilmeena and Newport earlier than hopping onto the Nice Western Greenway to the Furnace lakes, their journey actually took on a lifetime of its personal as soon as they hit the Wild Nephin Nationwide park at Letterkeen earlier than a return journey dwelling through the Burrishoole walks and a a lot deserved wind down spin dwelling on the Greenway again to Westport.
Gravel Grind West biking occasion has been made attainable with the assistance of: The Towers Bar and Restaurant | Westport Bike Store | Mayo.ie| Marrey Bikes | Nuasan | Coillte | Civil Defence | An Garda Síochána |Biking Eire | Wild Nephin Nationwide park | Resort Westport | Del &Lee jewelry| Resort Newport| and an entire host of volunteers from across the space.