Welcome to The Bike Week 2022 Events Page for Mayo.

Please note: Information on this page will be updated regularly to let you know about the Bike Week Events that are taking place in your area and who to contact for more information.

Day Date Event Details Time Target Audience of Event Locations(s) of Event
Saturday May 14th Ballina Cc MTB group open day. Contact : ballinaadventurehub@gmail.com  **Participants must have their own bike and helmet. 10am All Belleek Forest car park Ballina
Learn to cycle Ballina.  Runs for 6 weeks. Contact:rmcnamara@mayococo.ie 11am Children with mild or general learning needs. St Dymphna’s School Ballina
Monday May 16th Schools Cycle : Westport Schools – Holy Trinity and Quay NS.  Contact: msp@mayococo.ie 10am Secondary Schools Holy Trinity NS, Westport
Schools Cycle : Westport Schools – Rice College and Sacred Heart School. Contact: msp@mayococo.ie 1pm Secondary Schools Scared Heart School. Westport
Learn to Cycle for Children with ASD.  Runs for 6 weeks.  Contact: rmcnamara@mayococo.ie 5.30pm – 6.30pm Children with ASD Manualla Soccer Club
Tuesday May 17th Schools Cycle : Castlebar Primary Schools : St Patrick’s BNS and St Angela’s, Contact: msp@mayococo.ie 10:00 am National Schools The Mall. Castlebar
Balance Bike Blitz – fun with balance bikes for pre-schoolers Contact: 10am Pre-schoolers – 3 to 5 year olds  Lakeside Sports Hall , Ballinrobe
Islandeady Cycling Club – Senior / Retirees cycle along greenway to Lough Lannagh and back to Jacks for refreshments 10am Senior/Retired Jacks Old Cottage, Islandeady, Castlebar
Schools Cycle : Castlebar Schools : Davitts College. Contact: msp@mayococo.ie 1.30pm Secondary School – Town Cycle The Mall, Castlebar
Westport Bike Shop – Bike Information Evening Contact Declan info@westportbikeshop.ie Ph:098 24966 6.30pm – 8.30pm All Westport
Wednesday May 18th Smooth Cruzin : Community ride with post tea/coffee in Seven Wanders Louisburgh town. Contact: Miriam Haskins- hello@smoothcruzin.ie Ph: 0852160498 9.15am Adults, Women in Sport, women who don’t regularly cycle Route : Louisburgh town – Leacta – Louisburgh Town
Schools Cycle : Swinford. Contact: msp@mayococo.ie 10am School Cycle Swinford
Balance Bike Blitz – fun with balance bikes for pre-schoolers Contact: 10am Pre-schoolers – 3 to 5 year olds  Lakeside Sports Hall , Ballinrobe
Castlebar Cycle Club . Contact: eoinmcgreal1@gmail.com Ph: 0879090002 6.30pm beginners cycle approx 20k Meeting at ‘The Sacred Heart Home’, Castlebar
Islandeady Cycling Club – Open club spin including beginners/family cycle 7pm Family Jacks Old Cottage, Islandeady, Castlebar
Thursday May 19th Schools Cycle : Bonninconlon NS : msp@mayococo.ie 10am National Schools Bonniconlon NS, Ballina
Schools Cycle :Quay School : msp@mayococo.ie 1pm National Schools Quay School, Ballina
Westport Bike Shop – Social Cycle  Contact Declan info@westportbikeshop.ie Ph:098 24966 6.30pm All Westport
Islandeady Cycling Club – Beginners gravel cycle
(Refreshments served)
7pm Beginners Jacks Old Cottage, Islandeady, Castlebar
Lankill N.S: Cycle Bus (Parent & child group cycle to school). Lesson: Rules of the road. Contact: info@lankillns.ie School day Children, Families, Disadvantaged communities Lankill N.S, Westport
Friday May 20th Schools Cycle :Robeen NS:  Contact: msp@mayococo.ie 10am National Schools Robeen N.S, Ballinrobe
Lankill N.S: Cycle Bus (Parent & child group cycle to school). Obstacle course on pitch for younger classesContact: info@lankillns.ie School day Children, Families, Disadvantaged communities Lankill N.S, Westport
Taugheen NS: School Lunchtime cycle. 1pm National Schools Taugheen N.S, Claremorris
Castlebar Foroige Club: 2nd Year Club – Cycle the greenway from Castlebar to Turlough: Contact Stella O’Malley: ssomalley73@gmail.com TBC Children, Teenagers Castlebar
Saturday May 21st Cairdeas Kilmovee:  KILKELLY
Cycle safety and 5 k Family Leisure Cycle in conjunction with local enthusiast.                     Refreshments served on return  Contact: Siobhan Smith siobhan.kilmoveefrc@outlook.com
11.30am Families, Aspiring cyclists Kilkelly Carpark, Kilkelly
Cairdeas Kilmovee: KILMOVEE
Cycle safety and 10k Family Leisure Cycle
Contact: Siobhan Smith siobhan.kilmoveefrc@outlook.com
1.30pm Families, Aspiring cyclists Kilmovee community centre
Sunday May 22nd Killeen Community Council : E-bike information workshop. Community cycle around Killeen followed by refreshments in Killeen Community Centre. Contact Eileen O’Malley killeencc@gmail.com 1.30pm Children, Families, Adults, Disadvantaged communities, Community Killeen Community Centre, Louisburgh

 

 

 

For more information:

Contact:  Deirdre Donnelly, Mayo Sports Partnership

E:  dedonnelly@mayococo.ie

 

Recommended Cycle Routes in Mayo

Route Length in Km Terrain Skill Level (All, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced) Web link
Great Western Greenway 44km Smooth surface, a combination of tar and dust finish Intermediate Click here for more information
Monasteries of the Moy – Killala Greenway 6km Smooth surface, a combination of tar and dust finish Intermediate Click here for more information
Castlebar – Turlough 7km Smooth surface, a combination of tar and dust finish Intermediate Click here for more information
Lan of the Giants, Claremorris 8km Smooth surface, a combination of tar and dust finish Intermediate Click here for more information