If you’ve taken to indoor cycling during COVID-19 lockdown, Cycling Ireland are hosting a virtual sportive on Swift with Nicholas Roche this Sunday in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.
Led by Roche and Eddie Dunbar plans are in place to have many of Ireland’s top professional cyclists join in the craic on May 3rd.
Building on their already massively successful Saturday Zwift races, hundreds of people are expected to ride the virtual sportive from the safety of their own homes using a stationary bike and turbo trainer.
The aim is to make it the largest mass participation sporting event in the country.
The event caters to a variety of fitness levels with the option to ride for a portion of, or the full 75-kilometre route.
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Found a few good photos of @tourdesuisse_official. One of the race that i always liked doing. Finished twice top 10 in gc, , some other year helping out my team leaders. @r_kreuziger Miss the beauty of those never ending pass! #gottardpass #albulapass #fluelapass #nufenenpass and many more
Participants have the opportunity to chat with Ireland’s top professional cyclists as well as friends from around the country using Cycling Ireland’s chat app, discord.
Cycling Ireland’s designated charity for the event is the Irish Cancer Society.
The Covid-19 outbreak has had a huge effect on the Irish Cancer Society as it works with the most vulnerable to the virus.
Join in and come together while staying apart to support the most vulnerable in our society.
- Date: Sunday, May 3rd @ 9:30am
- Zwift Route: TugaZ Sunday Cake Ride (75km)
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