Angel of Mons 200

Date: 11th November 2018

This date is the Centenary of Armistice Day, the end of World War I.

Organiser: Ronnie Moore, Phone: 087 6297693

START:  This event actually starts from the SCOTS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH in Clontarf.  The route description is the old one . The map is correct.

https://www.clontarfchurch.ie/harry-clarke-window

J Clarke-Receipt

Clontarf and Scots Window

I will post a corrected route brief shortly. You will need to bring a pen for info controls at all of the memorials that are actually on view.

E-Mail: chairmanmao@eircom.net

Address: Ronald Moore, 54 Elm Mount Road, Beaumont, Dublin 9

Entry Fee: €5 by cheque or Postal Order (plus €5 for optional medal if required)

Download Entry Form: Entry Forms

Closing Date: 5th November 2018.  Entries in advance only.  No entries on the day !!

Time: 07.00 am

Facilities: None, This is a Self-supported event, there is absolutely no back-up !

START@ 7.00AM  SHARP from SCOTS PRES CHURCH, CLONTARF,****

This is the first of the GWM on the route, There is memorial HARRY CLARKE window on the south facing wall. Details attached.

Be ready to go at 7.00am

Limit of 35 RIDERS.*******

DISTANCE; 207km

This is a self-supporting event. There is no back up

NO TRIBARS SO DON’T BRING THEM**

YOU MUST WEAR A HELMET

Good lights, high viz and warm clothing are essential.  This is a winter spin.  Don’t get caught out.

NO LIGHTS NO RIDE.

Bring a pen for info controls. Info controls will be at all the visible GWM, these are:

BRITISH LEGION HALL, MIDDLE THIRD, KILLESTER 4.5k
GWM DROGHEDA 82k
GWM CASTLEBELLINGHAM 110k
GWM COLLON 132k

CONTROLS :
SKERRIES 46K
DROGHEDA 84K
SLANE 144K
GARRISTOWN 176K

FINISH AT SCOTS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 207K.

Turning left from the SPCH the route goes east towards Howth.  Swinging north towards DROGHEDA via MALAHIDE RD. ESTUARY RD, BALHEARY, BALLYBOUGHAL, LUSK, SKERRIES (control), BALBRIGGAN.

STAMULLEN, JULIANSTOWN  into DROGHEDA (control).  From DROGHEDA the route continues north to CASTLEBELLINGHAM via SANDPITS and ANNAGASSAN.  CASTLEBELLINGHAM  is the most  northerly part of the route.  It then heads south to SLANE (control)  through STABANNAN, DROMIN, COLLON.  SO at the XR in SLANE down the sharp descent of SLANE HILL. This is a** VERY DANGEROUS STEEP DESCENT ** with a sharp, right hand bend at the bottom before crossing the  River Boyne.  After crossing the Boyne take the next right turn off the N2.  DONT MISS IT, continuing South  to  GARRISTOWN (control) via BEAUPARC, PUDDIN HILL and into GARRISTOWN. LT in  GARRISTOWN follow the R130 turning right onto the R122 through OLDTOWN across R125 through ST MARGARETS, WHITEHALL, MALAHIDE ROAD, MARINO, finishing at SCOTS PRES CH at 207K. Get a finishing receipt at COST CUTTERS on the left at 206.8 beside NATIONAL ELECTRICAL WHOLESALERS to the right.

Ride with GPS Map: Angel of Mons Map-2019 updated 3rd Nov 2018

Cycling Ireland Licence required, One-day Licence available on the day for €5.00

DISTANCE 209 KMS

ADEQUATE LIGHTING (INCLUDING BACK UP LIGHTING) FOR DARK UNLIT VARIABLE ROAD SURFACES IS A MUST – NO LIGHTS NO RIDE ******
LIGHTING SYSTEMS SUITED FOR CITY RIDING ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR UNLIT COUNTRY ROADS !

The Weather is likely to be cold !

PLEASE DRESS APPROPRIATELY FOR WINTER RIDING, PARTICULARLY AT NIGHT TIME, AND WEAR HI-VIZ CLOTHING !

Entry by official entry form in advance only.
****No “on the day” entries.****


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11 thoughts on “Angel of Mons 200”

    1. I got an email from Ronnie last night (21/01) confirming my entry and new start location of Whitehall Church – so yes.
      GPS is to follow – so I guess watch this space!

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