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Team Comline get on their bikes to conquer The Wicklow 200


Date: 14-Jun-2019

A team of cyclists from Comline Ireland, one of countries leading aftermarket parts suppliers, proudly adorn the company's colours to took on Ireland's world-famous Wicklow 200 cycling challenge.   

Ashley McGonnell, Stephen McGrane, Caroline O'Neill, and Lee McKenna all employees at the Monaghan based company, came together to back in January to begin training for the annual challenge which is widely acclaimed as one of the most strenuous and highly regarded events on the world cycling calendar.

Warehouse Operative, Lee McKenna commented "I have always been a keen cyclist, but my inspiration to tackle this iconic course was sparked by my colleagues Ashley, Stephen and Caroline all of whom undertook the challenge last year.

"We have certainly trained hard and put the hours in, I am hoping this, the breath-taking scenery, and the great comradery we have as a team will be enough to get our blue and yellow jerseys safely over the finish line."

Damien Larkin, Comline Ireland’s General Manager also added "I am extremely proud of the team and truly admire their determination.  They have the whole Comline family behind them, and we wish them all the very best of luck as they set about achieving their goal."

Established in 1982, the 38th Wicklow 200 took place on Sunday, June 9 starting in Bray, Co Wicklow. Taking in many of the most iconic climbs in Ireland's 'Garden County' this high-profile event is organised by the Irish Veteran Cyclists Association.

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