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2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« on: December 01, 2017, 02:04:05 PM »
Hey Guys,

I am getting the ball rolling on this now if i don't  have a plan in advance it wont go ahead let me know what you think, i will create Facebook event as well to go along with this i would like to post this in December to get the Buzz going,  I will need a few helpers on each day too depending on numbers.

Going to get the ball rolling the Beginner Spin Series early this year so you be able to enter into the MTB friendly race that start on the 11th February 2018 that called the biking blitz ran by Biking.ie

Beginner spins going to be held on the following Saturdays in January/February @ 10:00 am till 12:00pm :

-13th  - Ballinastoe( Bikes can be rented from biking.ie in advance)
-20th -  Ticknock( Bikes can be rented from biking.ie in advance)
-27th -  LeadMines
- 3rd  -  The GAP(Don't need to worry about insurance and be a nice wrap up to the series)
 
These spins are open to both men and women over 14 years of age and any skill level.
Riders under 18 years of age are required to print off and bring along a signed parental consent form and give it to the spin leader: click here

You will need the following:

– A helmet (No Helmet = No spin)
– A mountain bike in good working order with suitable brakes & gears
– Appropriate clothing for cycling in cold wet weather including gloves & rain-jacket (no jeans)
– Spare tube (suitable size and valve for your bike)
– Basic tools (allen key set, tyre levers, chain link)
– Food (cereal bar, banana…etc)
– Water
For additional info and comments, see the club forum

You must register for these spins, please use the form below and submit.

Sign up for Beginner Spin Series
(https://goo.gl/forms/8kNUvluPv4Yt3o1U2)


Regards

Chopper
« Last Edit: December 04, 2017, 11:08:48 AM by Chopper »
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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2018, 04:34:54 PM »
Hi All,

Firstly Thanks To the Following for helping out yesterday:
Paul
Marek and Reinis
Tim
John
Alan 

A little update for yesterdays spin, it went really well i think it the biggest number to date that i have taken out for a beginner spin (12 in Total)

We had a few complete beginners on the bikes but in all the fitness levels where very good

Ballinastoe Group Photo:


Next week there a slight change we are going to head to Lead Mines instead of Ticknock

Till next week!

Jon
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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2018, 09:06:31 PM »
Well done all great turnout by the look of it.

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2018, 09:38:21 PM »
Well done all great turnout by the look of it.
Thanks Davey

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2018, 10:41:56 PM »
Well done Chopper and fair play to the lad on the CX bike which was not disadvantage.!  ;)

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2018, 09:01:18 AM »
Hi All,

2nd installment of the Beginner Spin happening this Saturday this time where going to Lead Mines

The mails have been sent out to people and there is a good bit of interest again

So meeting at the school and on the bikes for 10am  back about 1230/1pm

I understand there a memorial spin happen in ticknock  and i hope to do a little some thing to mark our respects too,

All The best

Jonathon
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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2018, 09:55:07 AM »
Deadly bunch out this  yesterday morning! Done a bit of the XC Loop and up to the top of Carrickgollogan for a moment for #rideforryan then over to Barnaslingan to session some jumps, Well done to everyone your all great on the bikes, Till next Saturday we are heading to Ticknock Bike Trails

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2018, 10:22:42 AM »
Deadly bunch out this  yesterday morning! Done a bit of the XC Loop and up to the top of Carrickgollogan for a moment for #rideforryan then over to Barnaslingan to session some jumps, Well done to everyone your all great on the bikes, Till next Saturday we are heading to Ticknock Bike Trails


Great bunch of people, great atmosphere

Praying for good weather for Saturday  already, we deserve it this time

Really good spin, thanks for organising it Johnathon

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2018, 02:10:59 PM »
Well done chopper.

Pity it wasn't in ticknock as you could have started with the other spin. I should be along for the next one. Please arrange a dry day for a change

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2018, 03:21:44 PM »
Yeah great turnout Jon,
Hope to make next one too

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2018, 02:11:18 PM »
Hi All,

3rd installment of the Beginner Spin happening this Saturday this time where going to Ticknock

The mails have been sent out to people and there is a good bit of interest again

So meeting at the back of the Biking.ie hut car park  and on the bikes for 10am  back about 1230/1pm

All The best

Jonathon
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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2018, 05:26:53 PM »
Hi All,

3rd installment of the Beginner Spin happening this Saturday this time where going to Ticknock

The mails have been sent out to people and there is a good bit of interest again

So meeting at the back of the Biking.ie hut car park  and on the bikes for 10am  back about 1230/1pm

All The best

Jonathon
Did you sorted weather too?

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2018, 05:22:51 PM »
Hi All,

Well Firstly THANK YOU for coming along to day, Its the first time in 3 week that the weather was kinda on our side.

You all done AWESOME, I Really Mean it!

You can find all of the photos on our IMBRC Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/IMBRC-Irish-Mountain-Bike-Racing-Club-316207487946/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10155366729227947

Jumping Video Can be downloaded:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1kLSNxQ1QkVHlHWEaVmF9faqmJaI_sGCV

Ballinasote Video:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1DXRRG0nEdF7X2AEi2Re5L0x1fL3WdLnz

Again Thanks for a great day!!!! Im Still Smiling which such a big crew.
 
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STRAVA
Look for it on the App or play store and register with it and choose IMBRC as the club too
You can do this on the computer too :)

Regarding next week where going to the GAP and where going to pedal up
https://www.thegap.ie/

Please book in advance €5 per entry 

Til next time:
RUBBER SIDE DOWN!!!!

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2018, 10:22:17 PM »
Savage spin, well done all and thanks Jonathan

Unfortunately I wont make it to the GAP next week as I'll be away biking in the sun  :-\

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Re: 2018 - Beginner Spin Series - Information
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2018, 11:08:26 AM »
Great spin! still having banana-smile on my face

Great job Jonhathon as usual