Open Racing

Orwell are very active on the national scene - see all the results and reports from open races here.

The Rás Tailteann 2018 starts this Sunday with a top class field of domestic and International cyclists. Scott Orwell Wheelers is continuing a proud tradition of entering a team in this grueling race. In the lead up to the event we are doing a series of profiles on the riders and support team. Read on to learn a little more about all our racers!

The Ken Duff Memorial is the "little brother" to the Iconic Shay Elliot race. It is a grueling, hilly race that attracts some of the top A3 riders in the country. This year Michael Hanley not only raced but survived to send us this race report!

Michael Hanley was a member of the recent very successful Scott-Orwell Wheelers Gorey 3 Day Team. Michael takes us through his experience of the weekend itself and also the unexpected obstacles he had to overcome to get there. Thanks to Michael for sharing this very personal account with us

Veteran of two Rás campaigns, Brian Mc, recounts his third Rás in a row. Tight for training time and an early crash seek to thwart his aims of finishing. He also has one eye on the A2 Classification.

Bryan Geary takes us through his recent upgrade to A1. He recounts his early racing days and his return to the top domestic level.