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Extended Lough Mahon Loop Cycle Route



Ireland > Cork > Mac Curtain Street, Cork City
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameExtended Lough Mahon Loop
Distance : miles (km)39.92  (64.24)
Duration(hh:mm)03:54
Difficulty
Posted Byjeandominoserver@gmail.com
Calories Burned kcal
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Cycle Route Location
CountryIreland
Town/CityMac Curtain Street, Cork City
County/RegionCork
Start LocationMac Curtain Street, Cork City
End LocationMac Curtain Street, Cork City
Cycle Steps
extended Lough Mahon/Cork Harbour loop; reaching as far as Midleton and then back to the skirts of Fota, heading south to Cobh.
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
fota / Cobh / Titanic Museum / several Pubs along the route

Cycling Clubs located in this region
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Your comments?
posted by:33730Rating : difficult :
This is my benchmark route/"clear-the-head" sunday route.
I forgot to mention during the initial post; 15mins into the ride while in Glanmire comes the first hill; i do not have the topographic data but it is steep enough that whilst i can sustain 25Km/h with little efforts, this hill which is probably about 600meters long will slow me down to 9/10 Km/h.

mostly flat thereafter. While in Midleton, it would a crime not to stop at the Distillery if you are not a Local/never seen it before.

Cobh has a very short but devilish hill while heading toward the ferry.

after the ferry; head left for about 3/4kilometers; plenty pubs for grub there by the marina (it seems the "Bosun" is renown enough); then head right on the L2489: 4 kilometers long hill, before heading back down to Rochestown; the surface is not perfect nevertheless safe to ride but watch out for patches/manholes/minor pot holes.



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