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.
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.
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.*******
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
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.****
- 1.5 Loughs winter permanent.
- Adrian Nealon 200 (& 100)
- Angel of Mons 200
- Ardattin 200
- Around Down 200
- Audare 200
- Banner 200
- Birr 200
- Blackwater 200 (Permanent)
- Coastal Classique 200 Permanent
- Dark Hedges 200
- Dawn Raid 200
- Dying Cow 200
- Dying Light 200
- East Wicklow 200 (Permanent only)
- EWC 200
- Excelsior 200 Permanent
- Faceless Monk 200
- Fermanagh 200
- Forgotten Roads 200
- Fratres Cruciferi/4 Towers 200
- Gheimhridh 200 (Winter 200)
- Gimme Shelter 200
- Inner Ring 200
- Kingsmountain 200
- Long Heron/5 Aqueducts 200
- Mayo 200
- Mayo Western Lakes 200/100 MTB
- Mayo XTRM 200
- Mick Byrne 200
- Midlands Meander 200
- Midleton 200
- North Leinster Riviera 200 Permanent
- Nutcracker 200
- Orwell Dublin-Meath-Kildare 200
- Pink Elephant 200
- Rock Savage 200
- Tara 200
- Temporary Fever Hospital 200
- Titanic Torr 200
- Tubbercurry Offroad 200
- Vanishing Battalion 200
- Waterside 200 (Permanent only)
- West Wicklow 200 Permanent
- Wolfe Tone West Cork 200
- Wolftrap 200
- Yola 200