M2M 2018 Kickoff Meeting Thursday November 2nd


Thanks to all who were able to attend the meeting on the evening of November 2nd.   This article with attachments serves as a summary of the discussion and next steps.

Firstly, we would like to introduce to you the members  of the M2M 2018 organizing committee and outline their roles.  Their e-mail addresses  are copied on this email and their mobile numbers are below. Feel free to call or contact via email any of them for advice / help in preparing for the cycle or any aspect of the kickoff meeting material we covered.

Liam O’ Carroll – Committee Chairman   - 0879422197

Hugh Campbell – Vice Chair with a focus on the sponsorship/fund raising  aspect of the cycle - 0868106845

Michael Mullin – Treasurer - 0872271519

Frank Rutledge – Route Planner - 0872653653

Gerry Greene aka Bomber – Accommodation  Logistics - 0862523304

Ronnie Murray – Comms - 0872317255

Mick Carolan aka Marathon Runner Extradionaire  – Support Lead - 0860854237

Dave Byrne – Chairman of KC Wheelers, Lead Organizer for Weekend Training Spins - 0872385488

Pat Rowley – Ladies Rep - 0876373942

Paul Gallagher Aka Gazza – Link to BCI / Cycle Sponsorship  0862563449

Ritche Stakelum – General Organizational Support for Cycle - 0872087473

Barry O’ Gorman - General Organizational Support for Cycle - 0872445063


Below you will  find the Following documents :

Details of the fundraising  commitments and logistics ( Note to Cyclists)

Cycle Wavier which will need to be signed and returned at a follow-up cyclist meeting to be arranged

Route Plans

Inputs from 1st time participant

Club Membership / Cycling Ireland Insurance

All Cyclists need to be a full member of Kilmacud Crokes for 2018. If you are not a member  you can sign for annual membership/renewal in the new Year. More details will follow. This can be done online.

All Cyclists are encouraged to signup also for Cycling  Ireland Membership.   This membership will provide you with insurance. You need to be a member of Crokes before you do this as KC Wheelers ( name of our cycling club) affiliation to Cycling Ireland is underwritten by Kilmacud Crokes. To signup do the following.

Go to Cycling Ireland website - http://www.cyclingireland.ie/

Join up online.

Seek "Leisure Membership"

Club affiliation : Kilmacud Crokes Wheelers.

Currently €40 p.a. 

Submit request and committee will approve request.

Next Steps / Key Summary Points:

Our M2M 2018 What’s App Group will be setup by Friday November 10th. If you were not in attendance at the Kickoff meeting and did not sign in and give us your mobile number, please respond to me with your mobile details and we will add them. If you don’t have What’s App installed on your phone, please set it up.

The 300 euro event signup needs to be paid by November 30th. Transfer to KC Whelers Bank Account – see details on how to do this in document “Note to Cyclists ”

In the New Year, sign up for Crokes membership if you are not a member. If you are a member, pay your renewal. Then ensure you sign-up for Cycling Ireland Membership with KC Wheelers.

Start your training  and ride safely  


Crokes / BCI M2M 2018 Organising Committee