Easy Going

Bike Week - Royal Canal and Phoenix Park

Cross Guns Bridge, Phibsboro
Group size
6 Participants
All Bikes

Join me on a little circle tour along the Royal Canal, and returning via Phoenix Park and quiet roads.

This is a friendly beginner cycle. We will take all the time needed to ensure everyone is feeling safe and comfortable as we make our journey.

We will meet at Cross Guns Bridge in Phibsboro next to the Des Kelly shop. We start off with a peaceful cycle along the paved towpath of the Royal Canal (no cars!). After Broombridge, we will encounter a few small rises which will provide an opportunity to practice changing gears in a quiet setting. Don't worry, we will be in no hurry and we will all stop for a breather after each little hill.

When we reach the 12th Lock at Castleknock, we will leave the canal path behind us and continue on quiet roads for about 1km before we enter Phoenix Park where we will stop for a coffee (cake?) and chats at DASH.

Once we are rested and ready to move on, we will head back to Phibsboro via quiet roads.

It would be a good idea to bring along a water bottle, particularly if it is a sunny day. 

Please click here to complete a self-assessment personal screening questionnaire in advance of your bike ride.

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Note that insurance cover is only extended for the duration of the individual bike ride you have registered to complete.

Leader Recommendations
Rain Jacket
Spare inner tube
Coffee Money
Water Bottle
Lisa  Cavern
Lisa Cavern


I love getting out and exploring in the fresh air, and cycling at a comfortable pace is my favourite way to do this! My goal is to help others enjoy the fun and freedom of leisure cycling. All are welcome on my bike rides, and of course, we will stop for a cuppa along the way!

Leader Comments

Lisa Cavern

Thanks to all who joined today! We had clouds, we had sun, we had a bit of rain, and most of all we had plenty of great chats along the way. Looking forward to meeting you again soon!