BeSPOKE - Limerick's Cycling Festival

Manager: Lise-Ann Sheahan

BeSPOKE – Limerick's Cycling Festival:

 

Information:

As part of the festival a variety of FREE cycling inspired events will be taking place across the city and county, between the 11th to the 19st of June 2016. There really is going to be something for everyone, so come along, bring your friends and family and lets celebrate all things bicycle. 

 

The Riverside Family Cycle

The highlight event from Limerick Smarter Travel will take place on Sunday June 12th  with registration from two o’clock with the ‘Riverside Family Cycle’ starting at the Irish Estates, passing through the Shannon Fields before turning down the Park Canal and ending at O’Brien’s Park in Clare Street. The family-friendly cycle will be immediately followed by a ‘Party in the Park’ where there will be entertainment/refreshments and include:

  • Ireland’s first ‘Cycle Trials’ competition, with 3 competitive class categories(Novis, Intermediate & Elite) and one kids leisure class, hosted by Sean Putt, one of Ireland’s elite cycle trials riders
  • The 1916 | 2016 ‘Best in Show’ competition for cyclist/bicycles from 1916 or 2016, hosted by Richard Lynch, RichardKnows& ILoveLimerick.com

 

National Bike Week -Event Funding:

For the second year running individuals and groups from schools, communities, campuses and workplaces have the opportunity to avail of funding to help them run their own cycling inspired event.  Limerick’s ‘Bike Week - Event Fund’ will see 18 groups receive financial support to independently run their own BeSPOKE event. Event fund winners include: Milford N.S., St. Pauls N.S., Shanagolden VTOS, Team Adare Cycling Club, Extern Foster Care, Cook Medical, Wild Atlantic Sports, Cycle4Sick Children, Johnson & Johnson, West End Youth Space, Northside Youth Space, Southill Area Centre, Northern Trust, Southside Youth Space, Sophie’s Journey Foundation, Limerick Milk Market, Mary Immaculate College, & Kileedy GAA. Full details are listed on this website and on www.bikeweek.ie

 

Live updates from the events:

Feel free to follow these Facebook and Twitter links to get information and live updates from all the BeSPOKE events:

 

List of Events:

See attached programme leaf let

 

Further Information:

For further information please do get in touch:

Contact: Limerick Smarter Travel

Telephone: +353 (0) 61 407 453

Email: smartertravel@limerick.ie

 

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Could you be a finalist in the 1916|2016 ‘Best in Show’ competition?

Lise-Ann Sheahan 1 year 1 month ago

About:The 'Riverside Family Cycle' and  ‘Best in Show’ Competition will form part of the'Ireland 2016' centenary programme of events and activities happening across Ireland to mark 100 years since the Easter Rising in 1916, a seminal moment on Ireland’s journey to independence. The 'Riverside...

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The 1st 'Cycle Trials' event of its type in Ireland! Register today!

Lise-Ann Sheahan 1 year 1 month ago

About:The 'Cycle Trials' event is supported by Cycling Ireland, The Hub, Limerick City & County Council, Limerick Smarter Travel, National Bike Week and Sean Putt Elite Trials Rider.  Date:12.06.16 Important Times:Registration & License: 13:00Pre-Trial Briefing: 14.00Prize-giving 17:00 ...

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Launch of BeSPOKE - Limerick’s biggest ever cycling festival!

Lise-Ann Sheahan 1 year 1 month ago

MEDIA RELEASETuesday, 17th May 2016 Launch of BeSPOKE - Limerick’s biggest ever cycling festival! A variety of FREE cycling inspired events will take place across Limerick for BeSPOKE, Limerick Smarter Travel’s cycling festival between 11th-19th June 2016, it was announced today (Tuesday). For the...

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