Kingsmountain 200

Date: 1st February 2020

Difficulty/Climbing (from * to *****):   **

Organisers: Paul Newman & Aidan Caulfield

E-Mail: cotternewman@eircom.net, aidcaul@eircom.net

Address: 4 Iona Rd, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Entry is on the Eventmaster system at the link below:

https://eventmaster.ie/event/75GCyeFdv

Entry Fee: €5.00
Optional ACP or Audax Ireland Medal €7.00 each
1-day Licence if required €5

Closing Date: Monday 27th January 2020

Start: Whitehall Church, Dublin 9 (near Port Tunnel North end)

Facilities: Free Car Parking (CAUTION !  Height restriction barrier at entrance !)

This is a self-supported event, riders should bring or buy their own supplies.  There are plenty of places to stop on the route.  Please note that due to the time of year Lights are mandatory for this event.

Please read this page for more details on what to expect on a self-supported event.

Route Description: This is essentially a very flat route with one hill (hence the name), its rolly in two sections for about 15k, but you could do the whole course in the big ring if you so desire !
We will leave Whitehall Church, (free car parking), head west through Finglas, skirting the east of Blanch heading towards Ratoath via Kilbride. After Dunshaughlin, we go through
Kilmessan on our way to Summerhill, where we go west thru Rathmolyon and into Kildalkey. Head north to Athboy and into Oldcastle (100k), back to Kells over the Kings Mountain, thru Oristown , Gibbstown, Stackallen, crossing the Boyne at Broadbridge, into Yellow Furze, skirting around Kentstown, quiet roads to Ashbourne, and through Ballymadun, St Margarets into Finglas and turning left for the last 2k into the car park.

2017 Map Kings Mountain 200 2017

MAP UPDATED 31st January 2017

Routesheet: will be given out on the day

Cycling Ireland Licence required, One-day Licence available on the day.

Additional Notes !

(1) Good lights and hi-viz mandatory.

(2) Waterproofs, extra gloves, socks, hat and whatever else, strongly advised.

(3) Bike computer necessary, and a spare tube or two plus tools, this is a self-supporting event.

Laminated cue sheet and brevet card in start pack.

Seperate start groups at 7.00, 7.30 and 8.00am.


See also

Long-distance cycling in Ireland