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Member Profiles

Below you'll find a lists of member profiles made up from some of the current membership of the club.  We'll be adding to these profiles on a regular basis so be sure to revisit the page from time to time.

  • A work with Liam Loughman A word with Liam Loughman. When did you first get into Cycling? I bought a bike through the “Bike to Work” scheme about 8 years ago. I was never really up on a bike until then and I decided that having played football all my life, it would be a great way of keeping fit. I remember the very first Sunday morning, cycling into town in my shiny new bike to buy the newspapers. At Nugent’s corner, on the way back out to Gaybrook, I caught a glimpse of my reflection in a large plate glass window and to me it was like a scene from “One flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest”. There was I thinking I’d ...
    Posted 13 Jul 2020, 05:15 by Site Admin
  • A word with Ski Morgan Club Member Profile of the week:- Ski Morgan pictured with his daughter Kaydi after been away for 10 days when Cycle Against Suicide rolls into Mullingar 2015A word with Ski Morgan… When did you first get into cycling?It was a cycle called  (Into the West  Cycle Challenge) 2014 in aid of breast cancer. It was my first long-distance cycle.  In 2014 it was the 20th anniversary of the cycle and to date the event has raised over one million euro for NBCRI! The cycle sees participants cycle from Mullingar to Galway and back, a 300 km round trip over two days, in aid of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI).I did it with a group ...
    Posted 13 Jul 2020, 05:01 by Site Admin
  • A Word with Billy Cunnane  When did you first get into Cycling?Like most people I was on a bike at an early age. I started cycling competitively as a schoolboy in the Inter Firms TT in 1987. I was joined that day by Moss Keane and we bagged a prize for best newcomers. I then decided to join the Mullingar Cook Electric Cycling Club and raced under 16 and junior. I have fond memories of these times. The numbers in the 90's had dwindled off so I decided to take a well-deserved Career break. I decided to get back again and joined Lakeside wheelers in 2011 after a 21 year absence. It was an easy decision for me as I knew a ...
    Posted 8 Jul 2020, 09:25 by Site Admin
  • A Word With Brendan 'Tosh" Kiernan When did you first get into cycling?I cycled a little Raleigh Chopper to primary school everyday and when that got too small I got a Raleigh Boxer. I was always on my bike when I was a kid. Then as I got older my life consisted of playing football for Milltown, working abroad for a while, pubbing and clubbing, getting married and having two kids.At the age of 42 a mate at work suggested we buy a couple of bikes on the Bike to Work scheme and do the Sligo Spin to raise money for the Westmeath Hospice. We trained like devils and completed the spin to Sligo and back. I absolutely loved it and loved being back ...
    Posted 8 Jul 2020, 09:34 by Site Admin
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