Try a Bike for Health: Mizen 2 Malin Tour 2010
It’s not long now before the Mizen2Malin Tour 2010 so we wanted to ensure that you
are fully prepared for the event. Hopefully, by now you will have the miles in the legs
and will be raring to go!
First things first, if you have a mobile, please put the following mobile numbers in to your
phone so you can contact us if needed before or during the trip
Malcolm Good (Bike collection & Drop-Off) ph: 087-6814852
Sarah Good ph: 086-1700190
Eamonn Linnane ph: 086-2375027
Aidan Flynn ph: 086-8775752
We have tried to include a reasonably comprehensive guide to the trip but please free to contact any one of us if you require further information, or if there’s something we haven’t
， The average cycling speed for the trip will be approximately 15mph (24km/h) and
regular breaks will be taken each day as well as a lunch stop so on average you will
be stopping for a break every 20-25 miles (35km).
， Water and some snacks will be provided throughout the trip as will lunch (usually
soup and sandwiches).
， Breakfast time each morning will be approximately 7.00-7.30am and set-off will be
approximately 8.30am (this may vary depending on the length of the day’s cycle, but
you will be advised of this the previous evening).
， Please ensure that if you have any maintenance concerns with your bike that you
address them at the end of the day’s cycle so as not to hold the group up the following
， Dinner will also be provided each night in the hotels at either 7.30 or 8pm.
， We will have a Garda Van, Motorbike Marshals, Luggage Van and Maintenance
Truck with us throughout the trip, as well as other support vehicles so you'll be well
， You will be issued with a Guide Dogs Polo shirt and Mizen2Malin cycling jersey.
The polo shirt is for casual wear throughout the trip but the cycling jerseys MUST be
worn as your outermost layer whilst on the bike (unless of course you are wearing a
rain jacket). As you can imagine 70 cyclists all wearing the same cycling jerseys
arriving in a group through a town has an amazing visual impact and helps to raise
awareness of the event.
， If you have any specific dietary requirements, please let one of us know in advance so
we can notify the hotels.
The itinerary for the week is as follows: