Easy Going

Clarinbridge Loop

Clarinbridge National School (Scoil Mhuire)
Group size
8 Participants
Road/Hybrid Bikes

This is a spin from Clarinbridge to Athenry and back. Starting from the school in Clarinbridge, we travel south to Kilcolgan where we turn left towards Craughwell. We cross over the main road just outside Craughwell and take the road to Athenry. When we get to Athenry, we will stop for coffee at the outdoor area at the Barracks restaurant, having completed about 19km. Don't forget to bring some money for coffee and cake, and don’t forget to bring a face mask.

After the coffee break, we will head back towards Derrydonnell, taking the left turn towards Clarinbridge after we go under the motorway. When we get to Casey’s Cross, we turn left and then take the next right bringing us through Kilcornan and back to our starting point in Clarinbridge for a total duration of about 34km. 

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David Murray
David Murray


I've been cycling for over 20 years both individually and as part of a cycling club. I've really enjoyed cycling in a group, both the exercise and the social side. I'd like to help others in the locality to get out on their bikes and get that enjoyment as well. Nothing too strenuous and guaranteed to include some decent coffee stops along the way!

Leader Comments
David Murray

Perfect morning for cycling.  Sunshine, no wind and warm temperatures.  The group moved at a slightly faster pace than usual as a result but we made up for it with a nice long coffee stop in Athenry.  The Old Barracks restaurant were kind enough to open up a few minutes early so that we could enjoy coffee in their lovely outdoor area.

Overall stats for the spin:

Distance: 34km

Average speed: 21.5 km/hr

Cycling duration: 1 hr 35 mins

Overall duration: 2 hr 24 mins

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