News

May 21

COVID-19 – Important Update

The Wicklow 200 will not go ahead in 2020. We are very disappointed to have to cancel the event, this is due to the ongoing impact and restrictions around Covid-19. All registered participants will receive an email today (21 May) with details and will automatically transfer to next year’s event which will take place on Sunday

Mar 09

5 mistakes to avoid on your bike

Ronan McLaughlin and Philip Deignan are back with some more advice in advance of the Wicklow 200, this time on common mistakes and how to avoid them! Not showing proper group etiquette: If you are doing some group rides as part of your training towards the Wicklow 200, it is important to make sure you

Mar 06

Discovering Wicklow 200 – Anna Stanton

We recently caught up with veteran Wicklow 200 cyclist and inspiration to us all Anna Stanton who is preparing for her fifth event! Anna reveals how she got into cycling, how it has transformed her life after retirement and how she is preparing for the Wicklow 200 on June 7th. “My name is Anna Stanton

Mar 05

Wicklow 100km Route – What To Expect

Starting at Bray Emmets GAA Club the route takes the riders to Enniskerry, Old Long Hill, Roundwood, Laragh, the Wicklow Gap, Hollywood, Baltinglass, Aghavannagh, Slieve Maan,Glenmalure, Drumgoff, Rathdrum, south through Ballinaclash before turning north for Glenealy and Ashford when the route takes the riders through Newcastle, Kilcoole, Greystones, up the short climb at Windgates before cutting west

Feb 06

Spring Bike Maintenance

If your bike has been locked away in the shed for the winter or has only been out for a few winter spins, it’s time to give it a little TLC and a spring clean. Cleaning Your Bike A lot of dirt can be collected on a bike after the winter weather. Give your bike

Jan 31

10 signs of a cycling obsessive!

Their current Facebook cover page includes pictures of their bike, not family, friends or their significant other They look at Strava as soon as they finish a training session to compare previous sessions and see how they fare against other cyclists. They feel its ok to have ‘unique’ tan lines on your legs and arms

Jan 23

Wicklow 200 announces Panache Coaching as official coaching partner

We are delighted to team up with former pro cyclists Ronan McLaughlin and Philip Deignan of Panache Coaching who will be sharing pro training plans, nutrition advice and plenty of other hints and tips between now and the event on 7th June. Both Ronan and Philip are well known on the Irish and international cycling

Jan 15

7 cunning ways to get your friend to sign up to cycling challenge with you!

You know that you always feel AMAZING after completing a physical challenge like a cycling event. So, you want your mate, other half or loved one to get that buzz too. Or maybe you just want someone to suffer a little with you as you train. Either way, here are 7 tips to help you

Nov 29

Registration Opens 06th December!

Registration for the 2020 edition of Ireland’s longest running annual challenge ride, the Wicklow 200, will open on the 06th December, 2019. The 2020 event will be held on 07th June, 2020. The Wicklow 200 – and its partner event Wicklow 100, take in many of the most iconic climbs in Ireland’s ‘Garden County’ in

May 31

New Anti-Litter Initiative for Wicklow 200

Wicklow 200, Ireland’s longest running annual challenge cycling event, has created a new initiative aimed at preserving the environment on the roads of Ireland’s Garden County. The Love It Don’t Leave It campaign centres around the beauty of the surroundings the riders will be travelling through during the Wicklow 200 and its Wicklow 100 sibling on