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Free Gifts and Prizes (on the ride and afterwards)

There are loads of spot prizes after the ride and the dinner with Nicolas, such as Saxo jerseys, bottles, caps and other signed items by Nicolas, Alberto and Bjarne Riis. All kids/juveniles at 11am will get a special gift from Nicolas. Tickets are on sale for the 6pm Dine with Nicolas.

HeadQuarters: Garryvoe, Co-Cork

Located 8 miles from Midleton, departing Midleton, head for Castlemartyr and take the right at the bridge (left if you are coming from Youghal direction), centre of the town and continue for 4 miles on that road and you will come to Garryvoe. There is plenty of parking at the beach front and the hotel which is the main HQ is unmissable.

Kids Ride 11AM / 12.30PM Jun/Senior Ride

Nicolas will ride for 6-10 km with the kids at 11AM. This is free and open to all kids and family members who want to ride with the juveniles. This will be no more than 10km and we will try and help and assist all kids to ride with Nicolas.


I cannot wait to come to Midleton again this year and see all my friends and fans. It has been an incredible year riding with my new team at Saxo Bank Tinkoff and Alberto Contador. I look forward to telling you all about it and talking about my first Grand Tour Stage win at the Vuelta.

Nicolas Roche

All of us at Midleton Cycling and Triathlon Club are honoured and very happy that Nicolas Roche, another one of Irelands famous son's when it comes to Grand Tour Stage victories, is willing and able to join us again for the second year in East Cork. To have such a talent willing to take time out of his busy schedule to come down to us and tell us about his year riding with his new Saxo Bank team and that great win in Spain will be incredible but more to the point, to have him coach our new young Cadets and spend some time with them will be fantastic. Maybe one day, one of them will be like Nicolas.

Ken Savage, Club Chairman

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What is this Event?


Midleton Cycling & Triathlon Club was formed in 2009 replacing Midleton cycling club which was originally formed in 1968 as part of Midleton Athletic Club. The club ethos is to get people on their bikes, in the water & on the road. Midleton CTC believes that the club is all about its members. It aims to further their enjoyment, satisfaction and participation in cycling and triathlon events. We welcome Nicolas.

Kids and Family Fun Cycle for 6-10km leaving at 11am sharp with refreshments, photos and autographs afterwards. All completely free of charge, to help promote cycling in our area. There will be a special gift to all juvenile riders from Nicolas.

12.30pm Departure. 80KM. This is not a race but will be at a controlled pace. Everyone should get a time to ride alongside Nicolas Roche. Free Finger food, tea/coffee, photos and autographs afterwards in the hotel along with showers.

DINE WITH NICOLAS ROCHE @ 6pm for 30euro

Contact Tosh Cahill at or 087 2073049 for tickets.

  • 4 Course Meal
  • Autograph Session
  • Q & A Session
  • Photos
  • Auction
  • Raffle

Get in touch

Alternatively, contact Tosh Cahill via or on 087 2073049.