PJ Logan Cup Road Race 2014 Sunday 30th March 2014
The online entry for the PJ Logan promoted by Island Wheelers will open tonight, 12th March at 9pm.
Below are some further details.
Sign on from 9:00am at Gortgonis Centre, Coalisland. Riders will be neutralised to race start at 11:45am – the first race will start at 12pm. A full rider information pack will be available on the Island Wheelers website the week before the race.
Entry fee £12. To enter this event click www.entrycentral.com
Race 1 for A* A1, A2 – 9 laps – 99 km approx (70 rider limit + waiting list)
Race 2 for A3′s – 7 laps – 77 km approx (70 rider limit + waiting list)
Race 3 for A4′s – 5 laps – 55 km approx (65 rider limit + waitinglist)
Race 4 for Ladies – 3 laps – 33km approx – sign up on the morning for this race
Tour of the Mournes 6th April 2014
The Tour of the Moournes promoted by Newry Wheelers is now open for registration.… Read more
Derek King and Fred MacSorley, both riders in their early 60’s entered the Andalusian 6 day MTB race. Trace now in its 4th year is, by all accounts, growing in popularity and professionalism every year.
We decided to purchase a support package from a firm called Pure Mountains and this, like good travel insurance, proved it’s worth from the moment we arrived at Malaga Airport on Friday February 28th when Jenny from Pure Mountains was waiting for us and within a few minutes we were in her landrover with our bike bags secured in the trailer heading for our accommodation in a beautiful villa complex in the hills overlooking Malaga.… Read more
There are four races on offer over the St Patrick’s Day holiday period.
Red Hand Trophy Saturday 15th March
First off is the Red Hand promoted by Ballymena Chain Reaction. This is a tough race and will act as a good preparation for the Easter stage races. The event head quarters for the Red Hand will be in the Rex Bonar Club House, 103 Railway St, Ballymena, BT42 2AF.
Changing facilities will be available before and after the event, also tea and refreshments will be served before the prize presentation.… Read more
Red Hand Trophy:
The first Cycling Ulster road teams of the year have been confirmed for the Red Hand Trophy and the Des Hanlon. A junior team will line up for the Red Hand trophy and will consist of Craig McCauley, Aaron Swan, Darnell Moore and Ryan Reilly. It’s encouraging to see for the first junior team of the year the Cycling Ulster team has three riders making their debuts at this level to keep up the recent band of youth riders successfully coming through to junior level.… Read more
Sunday 9th March saw the third round of the 2014 Ulster Women’s Road Race League sponsored by Bling Bike Kit. Seventeen women signed on for three laps of the rolling Tattyreagh Road/Seskinore circuit, with no limit group as all riders has previously raced.
From the off there were a plenty of attacks off the front by a number of the women including Amy Brice (DID Electrical), Rachel Mitchell (North Down CC), Lorraine Jeffers (East Tyrone CC) and Judith Russell (Phoenix CC). All attempts were reacted to, keeping the field together.… Read more
First into the fray this morning were the Masters. There was a good field of twenty five riders for this event and the pace was relatively high throughout with an average of 23 miles per hour.
The group remained together for much of the event. Wise heads reckoned it was not a day to go it alone. As a result it all came down to a bunch sprint which was taken by Banbridge’s Paul McGuckin.… Read more
It was a packed day of activities for the Neenan Travel 2020 Girls Talent Team when they held their first camp in Ulster. However since the entire squad who were able to attend were all from the Province it was great that we could host the day.
Bridge Integrated Primary School in Banbridge was the headquarters for the Talent Team and everyone was very appreciative of the facilities on offer. The staffroom had been given over for the main talks of the day while facilities were on hand to heat food and make coffee.… Read more
Castlereagh CC promoted two races today on the Carryduff circuit. The A race for A1-A3 rders saw a small group of five eventually take the lead. Coming to the line it was Northern Dave Dane rider, Fraser Duncan who had the legs to take the win. He was followed in by North Pole’s Marc Buchanan with Gary Cranston of East Antrim Audi taking third position.
Bryan McCrystal of Aquablue, well noted as a strong rider, had to be content with fourth on this occasion some five seconds down while Ronan McLaughin of Dig Deep Inspired Cycling was a further five seconds adrift.… Read more
Cycling Ulster will be a running a Safeguarding course on Monday 10th March in the Whistledown Hotel in Warrenpoint on Monday 10th March. The course wil be taken by Ptrick McAleavey and Marian Lamb.
The course has been requested by Newry Wheelers but is open to other local clubs. Designated Safeguarding Officers must do this course before doing the Designated Officer’s Course. However the course is not just for Safeguarding Officers. It is about putting into practice, policies and procedures to not only safeguard the young people in our sport but also all our clubs and volunteers.… Read more
Carn Wheelers Classic Road Race opens for entry tonight at 8.00pm The race will take place on Sunday March 23rd starting at 1.00pm. Each race will follow a number of laps as below and will be all left turns, until the last lap where each race will turn right for the final short drag into the finish in Maghera. In the interests of safety each race will be limited to a field of 70 riders with a reserve list in operation when the race is full.… Read more