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Widening our membership

Member Esirigho Ofurhie shares his thoughts.

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Win a bike worth €1,000 and get to meet and ride with Eve McCrystal!

Win a bike worth €1,000 and get to meet and ride with Eve McCrystal!

Would you like the opportunity to meet and ride with Paralympian Eve McCrystal, and a chance to win a bike worth €1,000?

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NEW 250 rides reward

NEW 250 rides reward

Nigel McCullough is our first member to complete a phenomenal 250 bike rides and here he is with his new reward!...

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Podcast - member insight from Shirley Coogan

Podcast - member insight from Shirley Coogan

This month we caught up with member Shirley Coogan (Dublin) who chatted to us about her experience of getting involved...

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The advantages of going electric

The advantages of going electric

"For those people who think an electric bike is cheating I can tell you it's not. If you don't pedal you don't move"...

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Share your favourite route to win a Gym+Coffee voucher

Share your favourite route to win a Gym+Coffee voucher

Join our Strava Club, enter the competition and be in with a chance to win a €100 voucher...

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Could you become a leader?

Could you become a leader?

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Kilkenny group member leads the way

Kilkenny group member leads the way

Brian Fennelly is one of our newest recruits as a leader and we’re delighted to have seen him...

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National Volunteering Week 2021

National Volunteering Week 2021

A thank you to all our volunteer AXA Community Bike Ride Leaders!

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Group Rides return in Northern Ireland

Group Rides return in Northern Ireland

When I said goodbye to the participants on my AXA Community Bike Ride on the 17th of December 2020, I did...

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Podcast - Gerard White shares his experience

Podcast - Gerard White shares his experience

This month we caught up with member Gerard White (Dublin) who chatted to us about his journey to 100 bike rides....

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Move for March winner

Move for March winner

A massive well done to all those who took part in our Move for March campaign! During the month of...

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Meet Dublin Leader - Dave Conroy

Meet Dublin Leader - Dave Conroy

"I'm not your typical cyclist...I'm just under seven feet tall and not very aerodynamic! My way of saying I might be carrying a few extra pounds."

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Cycling in your bubble

Cycling in your bubble

"We can encourage each other to go out on a ride when one of us is perhaps feeling a little low or less enthusiastic!"

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Join our Strava Club

Join our Strava Club

Interested in tracking your distance and viewing the rides other members are completing? Looking for the challenge of beating your...

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Meet Wexford Leader - Georgina Gaul

Meet Wexford Leader - Georgina Gaul

My super power...is getting people to believe they CAN do things they thought they couldn't!

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Move for March

Move for March

Ready to move but need some motivation? We’re offering all March participants the chance to win a See.Sense ACE rear bike light worth €50!

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Margaret’s experience during Covid-19

Margaret’s experience during Covid-19

"Participating in regular bike rides has made me feel fitter, stronger, and given me a new sense of confidence, as I no longer worry about being out on my own on the bike".

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€10 off Cycling Ireland Membership

€10 off Cycling Ireland Membership

As an AXA Community Bike Rides member, we’re pleased to offer you an exclusive €10 discount* off Cycling...

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Discovering your area

Discovering your area

"I am merely an old bloke who has recently rediscovered exercise in a form that not only permits elements of lung-busting, heart pounding exertion, but also carefree freewheeling respite".

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Meet Tyrone Leader - Joan Potts

Meet Tyrone Leader - Joan Potts

Passionate about the impact cycling has on health and well-being, Joan takes time out to talk about her...

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NEW e-learning resource

NEW e-learning resource

Cycle Right is the national standard for cycle training and provides practical safety and skills training to promote competent and...

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Meet Waterford Leader - Declan Kelly

Meet Waterford Leader - Declan Kelly

For Declan Kelly, the Waterford Greenway is the perfect place for new AXA Community Bike Rides members to build their confidence...

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Connecting has never been easier!

Connecting has never been easier!

Did you know that you can now connect with your leader and other registered participants ahead of your bike ride? ...

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Participating in Kerry

Participating in Kerry

Isabel Jordan is a nurse in University Hospital Kerry. Originally from Barcelona, Spain, she moved to Ireland in 2006, and has...

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Meet Kildare Leader - Ailish Harney

Meet Kildare Leader - Ailish Harney

We caught up with Ailish, who believes cycling is an activity anyone can enjoy no matter what their fitness...

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15% off bike lights

15% off bike lights

See.Sense are Cycling Ireland’s official bike light supplier, and they are delighted to be able to provide...

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Meet Cork Leader - Mark Cronin

Meet Cork Leader - Mark Cronin

As an avid cyclist, Mark saw AXA Community Bike Rides as a great way to empower others. We spoke...

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Meet Kilkenny Leader - Helena Maye

Meet Kilkenny Leader - Helena Maye

We had a chat with Helena, who has been leading groups since the beginning of 2020. Location: Thomastown, Kilkenny. What motivated...

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Sheila’s journey to 100 Bike Rides!

Sheila’s journey to 100 Bike Rides!

Sheila O’Brien is the first female member to complete 100 AXA Community Bike Rides. American born to Irish parents,...

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Meet Down Leader - Jeff Aiken

Meet Down Leader - Jeff Aiken

We had a chat with Jeff, who is passionate about sharing his cycling experience with others. Location: North Down. ...

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