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At the weekend (14 & 15 June) and in ideal cycling weather, approximately 600 cyclists took part in Bike Ride 25, the newest cross-border cycle from Co-operation Ireland. Bike Ride 25 was centred around Dundalk. In groups of 100, the cyclists started their challenge at Dundalk Institute of Technology on Saturday morning and made their way through Camlough, Pontzpass, Rathfriland. Rostrevor, Warrenpoint, Newry, Omeath, Carlingford and back into Dundalk.On Sunday morning they continued their epic journey from the Dundalk Institute and biked through Castlebellingham, Carrickmacross, Castleblaney, Crossmaglen and back into Dundalk. The challenge was a total of 250 km. Bike Ride 25 marks 25 years of cycling events for Co-operation Ireland. The charitys first 2-day cross-border cycling event began in 1984 with the first ever Maracycle, between Belfast and Dublin. Event Communications was provided by Dundalk Amateur Radio Society and Raynet.Video from Pat EI2HX.