The Mountain Bike Association of Dublin (MAD) is Ireland’s longest-running and largest mountain bike club. Founded in 1989 with just a handful of members focused mainly on cross-country cycling, the club has grown to include 150 members across multiple MTB disciplines including XC, Enduro, Downhill and Cyclocross. MAD is actively involved in running national XC races, Enduro races, and other prominent events on the Irish mountain biking calendar.

We’re fortunate to have some of the country’s best bike businesses as our sponsors (Expert Cycles, Mad Elk Cycles and, and our club members range from those who ride simply for fun, to first-time racers, to riders competing successfully nationally and internationally.

Above all, we aim to foster a friendly, sociable and all-inclusive approach to mountain biking.