What is the ride itinerary for the 220 Hour group?
Day 1 : Thursday 25th Bantry 253 km sleep zone sleep zone opening from 5.00 pm to 10 am..
Light refreshments tea coffee, toast beans, cake, quick soups, pot pasta mug, pot noodles, followed with continental breakfast self-service.
Friday 26th ..Riders find their own accommodation on the ride to Dingle.
Cahirciveen 437 km Lunch (served only from 12 noon to 5.00 pm)
Saturday 27th - 740 km Kilrush community centre sleep zone opening 16.00pm to 11.00am.
Dinner on arrival at nearby Vandeleur, walled and woodland Bistro, followed in a community hall with light refreshments tea coffee, toast beans, cake, quick soups, pot pasta mug, pot noodles. The morning with continental breakfast self-service Audax style. And drop bag change.
Sunday 28th - 951 km. Oranmore community centre GAA sleep zone opening 4.00 pm to 11.00 am. Hot food served on arrival by the Old Barracks catering & continental breakfast self service.
Monday 29th —1225 km Rice College Westport sleep zone....opening 5.00 pm to 11.00 am. Hot food on arrival & continental breakfast self-service.
Tuesday 30th— 1492 km. Brendan's College Belmullet sleep zone -opening 5.00 pm to 10.00 am
Hot food on arrival & continental breakfast self-service. Drop bag change
Wednesday 1st. 1755 km - Bundoran. Riders book their own accommodation here. Dinner in Ballina @1602km
Thursday 2nd,1997 km -Dunfanaghy sleep zone, opening 5.00 pm to 5.00 pm, hot food on arrival, followed with continental breakfast self-service.
Dinner in Dungloe 1925 km from 12 noon to 6.00 pm.
Finish Peace Bridge
Camper Van as in 2016 will be out and about with tea coffee cake on some of the days,and doing random secret controls.
What is the ride itinerary for the 184 Hour group?
Same as 2016 - details to follow
Can riders push on beyond their daily time limits?
Yes, apart from not crossing the Shannon before day 3. This will lead to disqualification.
Will there be accomodation at the start?
Accomodation options will be available at the KInsale community sports centre, depending on interest.
What about travel to the start and from the finish?
We will be publishing bus and train timetables from Dublin to Cork/ Kinsale
and from Derry to Dublin, along with accommodation options at the finish. Watch this space.