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Feb 13

Cycling Nutrition: What to Eat and Drink During Bike Rides of Any Length

Marine Lenehan, Sports Nutritionist, Massage Therapist & Yoga Teacher When you ask your group of friends on social rides what they eat and drink on their ride, you’ll get almost as many answers as there are riders in the group. Everyone fuels rides a little differently, which is perfectly normal. We are all unique. However

Feb 09

Top 5 Foods for Cyclists

Marine Lenehan, Sports Nutritionist, Massage Therapist & Yoga Teacher As any cyclist knows, good nutrition plays a crucial role in optimizing performance and endurance on the road. Here is a non-exhaustive list of 5 superfoods for cyclists. 1. Oats/Oatmeal : sustained energy As cyclists, we require sustained energy to power through long rides, climbs and

Nov 17

2024 Registration Open!

Registration for the Wicklow 200 2024 on Sunday 9th June is now open! Your chance to take part in Ireland’s longest running annual challenge ride. The Wicklow 200km route and its partner event the Wicklow 100km route, take in many of the most iconic climbs in Ireland’s ‘Garden County’ in an event that is among

Jun 08

Event Day Checklist!

In association with Cycle Superstore You’ve clocked up the training miles and your bike is ready to go. Is there anything that needs to be done at the last minute? The friendly team in Cycle Superstore give some last-minute advice. Night Before  To help eliminate or reduce any pre-event nerves or stress, we suggest you

Jun 07

Route Update 2023

We have made some slight changes to the 100km and 200km routes. The links below will take you to the updated 100km and 200km routes, plus the ability to download a GPX file. To download the GPX file (or an alternative file type): Click the Plotaroute link below. The map of the route will be

May 20

Registration Times 2023

Before you start Wicklow 200, you will need to pick up your pack at registration. Registration is available at these times and locations: Cycle Superstore (D24 AW96) Friday 9th June: 4pm to 7.30pm Saturday 10th June: 10am to 3pm Bray Emmets GAA Club (A98 NP03) Sunday 12th June: 5:30am to 6:30am sharp You will not

Apr 28

Picking the Right Jacket

In association with Cycle Super Store When it comes to choosing a cycling jacket, the saying ‘One size fits all’ does not apply. Selecting your jacket depends on the weather condition you’ll be riding your bike in. The two most common types of jackets available on the market are ‘Rain’ or ‘Wind Proof’ jacket.  So,

Apr 24

Bicycle Shorts

In association with Cycle Super Store Now spring is finally here, it’s time to ditch those bib tights and winter clothing. Something that can be underestimated is a good quality pair of cycling shorts. A good pair of cycling shorts will make cycling long distances much more comfortable and provide cushioning and relief for your

Feb 23

Get Your Bike Ready

Your bike has been out of sight – and probably out of mind – for the last few months. So what should you look out for before taking it out for the first time after its enforced hibernation? Give the bike an M Check. It’s named for the rough pattern you follow from front to

Feb 10

New Routes for 2023

The big reveal! We can now provide you with details on the new routes for Wicklow 200 2023: 200km route changes150km brand new route100km route changes We’ve done our research on climbs, elevations, route information documents and great interactive maps.  Let us know what you think!  Register Now

Cycling Nutrition: What to Eat and Drink During Bike Rides of Any Length

Marine Lenehan, Sports Nutritionist, Massage Therapist & Yoga Teacher When you ask your group of friends on social rides what they eat and drink on their ride, you’ll get almost as many answers as there are riders in the group. Everyone fuels rides a little differently, which is perfectly normal. We are all unique. However

Top 5 Foods for Cyclists

Marine Lenehan, Sports Nutritionist, Massage Therapist & Yoga Teacher As any cyclist knows, good nutrition plays a crucial role in optimizing performance and endurance on the road. Here is a non-exhaustive list of 5 superfoods for cyclists. 1. Oats/Oatmeal : sustained energy As cyclists, we require sustained energy to power through long rides, climbs and

2024 Registration Open!

Registration for the Wicklow 200 2024 on Sunday 9th June is now open! Your chance to take part in Ireland’s longest running annual challenge ride. The Wicklow 200km route and its partner event the Wicklow 100km route, take in many of the most iconic climbs in Ireland’s ‘Garden County’ in an event that is among

Event Day Checklist!

In association with Cycle Superstore You’ve clocked up the training miles and your bike is ready to go. Is there anything that needs to be done at the last minute? The friendly team in Cycle Superstore give some last-minute advice. Night Before  To help eliminate or reduce any pre-event nerves or stress, we suggest you

Route Update 2023

We have made some slight changes to the 100km and 200km routes. The links below will take you to the updated 100km and 200km routes, plus the ability to download a GPX file. To download the GPX file (or an alternative file type): Click the Plotaroute link below. The map of the route will be

Registration Times 2023

Before you start Wicklow 200, you will need to pick up your pack at registration. Registration is available at these times and locations: Cycle Superstore (D24 AW96) Friday 9th June: 4pm to 7.30pm Saturday 10th June: 10am to 3pm Bray Emmets GAA Club (A98 NP03) Sunday 12th June: 5:30am to 6:30am sharp You will not

Picking the Right Jacket

In association with Cycle Super Store When it comes to choosing a cycling jacket, the saying ‘One size fits all’ does not apply. Selecting your jacket depends on the weather condition you’ll be riding your bike in. The two most common types of jackets available on the market are ‘Rain’ or ‘Wind Proof’ jacket.  So,

Bicycle Shorts

In association with Cycle Super Store Now spring is finally here, it’s time to ditch those bib tights and winter clothing. Something that can be underestimated is a good quality pair of cycling shorts. A good pair of cycling shorts will make cycling long distances much more comfortable and provide cushioning and relief for your

Get Your Bike Ready

Your bike has been out of sight – and probably out of mind – for the last few months. So what should you look out for before taking it out for the first time after its enforced hibernation? Give the bike an M Check. It’s named for the rough pattern you follow from front to

New Routes for 2023

The big reveal! We can now provide you with details on the new routes for Wicklow 200 2023: 200km route changes150km brand new route100km route changes We’ve done our research on climbs, elevations, route information documents and great interactive maps.  Let us know what you think!  Register Now