rayquinn1 Registered User
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The second edition of the Kilmessan GP, promoted by Skane Wheelers CC, takes place next Sunday the 26th of March in Kilmessan, Co. Meath.
A challenging 19km route with someone to suit everyone!
Sign-on opens at 8:30am in FP Maguires pub in Kilmessan village with underage racing starting at 9:30am and senior racing starting at 11:00am.

Strava link to route
https://www.strava.com/routes/4284808

More details to be found on Skane Wheelers Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/Kilmessancyclingclub

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Miklos Registered User
#2

Will the senior racing be run incrementally from 11? So A4 would be setting off around 11.15?

Cheers.

rayquinn1 Registered User
#3

Thats right - senior races will start incrementally from 11am, with the A4's being the last out.

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boysinblack Registered User
#4

Anyone racing Sunday? Course meant to be lumpy enough?

Sarz91 Registered User
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boysinblack said:
Anyone racing Sunday? Course meant to be lumpy enough?


Yeah supposed to be. Seems the course is pretty lumpy enough but nothing major. Mostly drags I think aside from the finish which is about 5-6% for 3 or so minutes, can't remember the distance. With the being mother's day I may have an issue.

The left before the finish looks tight enough and with the quarry just up the road it may make for a pretty sketchy finish.

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Beasty Mods > Rockers
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Threads merged

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jimm Registered User
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The junction in Dunsany should be interesting with the IVCA race coming into it from the Dunshaughlin direction . Thankfully, it's a little offset so not a true crossroads. Cooperation required from both sets of marshals.

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Raymzor Registered User
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Sarz91 said:
Yeah supposed to be. Seems the course is pretty lumpy enough but nothing major. Mostly drags I think aside from the finish which is about 5-6% for 3 or so minutes, can't remember the distance. With the being mother's day I may have an issue.

The left before the finish looks tight enough and with the quarry just up the road it may make for a pretty sketchy finish.


I did this race last year. It was very safe. The last turn is far enough from the finish its not an issue. The race was decided with a very tough uphill sprint.

Raymzor Registered User
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jimm said:
The junction in Dunsany should be interesting with the IVCA race coming into it from the Dunshaughlin direction . Thankfully, it's a little offset so not a true crossroads. Cooperation required from both sets of marshals.

You are correct that the two junctions are staggered. the races will not cross paths. the vets race starts at 9am.

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