Cycling Ulster

Congratulations to new National Elite and Grade B Commissaires

Martin Grimley, of Dromara Cycling Club is to be congratulated on his recent successful completion of the Mountain Bike Elite National Commissaire Course. Well known throughout the off road scene, Martin attended the course which was run by the UCI in Budapest last month, and he is now a qualified Elite National Commissaire MTB.

Congratulations are also due to Cycling Ulster’s newly qualified National Grade B Commissaires. Following a Commissaire training course in February, promoted by Cycling Ulster and hosting the Cycling Ireland College of Commissaires, the Trainee Commissaires have been serving their apprenticeship on the Ulster races throughout the 2015 season.… Read more

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Site Mantenence

The website will be going offline in the coming days and will be unavailable for a short period of time  as essential maintenance work is carried out. We will endeavour to keep the disruption to a minimum and be back online as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.… Read more


Voting Opens for 3rd Annual Fréd Awards.

The polls have opened for the the 3rd annual Fréd Awards. The Awards recognise the non-sporting side of bike culture.  They are voted on by the cycling public for the people and places they think make an mportant contribution to bike culture in their area. 

This could be a small local bike shop who keeps a community on the move or a favourite café who also keep a few spare tubes and a track pump under the counter. Employers large and small are beginning to recognise the benefits cycling brings to their organisation with less sick days and higher productivity.… Read more
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Cycling Ulster MTB XC team 2016

In 2015 Cycling Ulster had sent a cross-country mountain bike team to the British NPS series. The Off-road Commission is now looking for expression of interest from riders who wish to join this team to compete at the British events in 2016.  As per 2015 the team will be made up of a maximum of 4 riders. Age categories are Junior and Under 23 (male or female). … Read more


Leading Physiotherapist Phil Burt comes to Belfast

RE:PLAY Clinic is delighted to welcome renowned British Cycling's Lead Physiotherapist and Team Sky's Consultant Physiotherapist Phil Burt to their clinic on Thursday 10 December 2015.  Numbers will be limited so please book early to secure your place.… Read more


Cycling Ulster EGM

Following the recent Cycling Ulster AGM, some anomalies arose in the election process, and on seeking advice from Cycling Ireland, the recommendation was that an Extra-ordinary General Meeting (EGM) be held to re-run the election of officers for the province. The EGM has been scheduled for Monday 7th December 2015 in the White Water Hotel, Toomebridge at 7 pm. … Read more


Adrian Mullan – An Appreciation

Adrian Mullan's untimely death on the 17 October has left a huge void in the lives of many. Adrian was a devoted husband of Trisha and loving father to Gemma, Rachael and Josh. He was a hard-working, committed family man who was passionate about cycling. … Read more


Sprocket Rocket Courses – Newcastle and Belfast

Cycling Ireland are running two Sprocket Rocket courses in Ulster and there are a few spots left on both courses. This is an ideal starting point for any club wishing to get involved with Youth Development. Participants will be trained as Sprocket Rocekt Tutors and taught how to run the programme which is geared towards new young riders although the normal age range for this programme will be 6 - 12 years old.… Read more


Information Regarding Important Courses for Clubs

Please find below details on courses which are necessary for clubs who have a youth membership. Priority will be given to bookings from individuals or clubs within Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council and Mid Ulster District Council. There are a number of courses being organised by these local authorities over the next few months which would be essential for club members to attend. A brief description of each course follows and then dates, times and venues will be found after that. Application forms can be downloaded at the end of the article and these should be returned to the relevant authority as indicated.… Read more

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Foundation Coaching Course Omagh

Cycling Ireland are running a Foundation Cycle Coachong Course in Omagh on Saturday 14th November. This is a one day course and is the pre-requisite for most other courses including the Level 1 Coaching Course and the new Ride Leader Course.

A Foundation in Cycling Coaching Award is the first level of the Cycling Ireland Coaching Pathway. This course is, aimed at people new to coaching and those wishing to start on the cycling coaching ladder. The course covers all the basics of cycling coaching and provides you with a good introduction to the principles of coaching and training.… Read more

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