I wrote about the Westportif in my last post, and got a reply in the comments from a guy called Mairtin who suggested I do a new sportive taking place in Ballycastle on the north Mayo coastline. I’ve been up there quite a bit and I know just how spectacular the area is. The “Giro De Baile an Chaisil”, to give it its full name, is a cycle sportive hosted by the new Baile an Chaisil Cycling Club. It has three different route lengths, 130km, 60km and a 10km family route, bringin
The AN POST RAS has announced that this years stage 5 will cover a large section of the famous GIRO DE BAILE sportive routes. An inside source was quoted saying "I cycled the GIRO last year an was so awe-struck that I had to ensure the RAS took in some of the same route. North Mayo is a hidden gem and its time the world discovered it. Hopefully by bringing the RAS, I can play some small part in the future success of North Mayo and the GIRO DE BAILE."