Cycling Ulster

Western Hills Sportive Open For Pre-Entry

Omagh Wheelers CC once again promote their annual sportive on Sunday 31st August 2014. Based in the foothills of the Sperrin mountains, Omagh is surrounded by beautiful scenery and epic roads.

This year’s event will feature two routes covering 100 miles and 100kms. The 100mile ‘hilly’ route traverses Tyrone, before bridging through Donegal and has a total ascent of 5808ft! The shorter 100kms route is still tough going with a total ascent of 3363ft.

The event will offer chip timing for all participants so that they can measure their performance.… Read more

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Events on weekend 16/17 August

This weekend there is a mixture of events happening in Ulster. On Saturday there is the Billy Kerr sportive. On Sunday the Killinchy 150 run takes place as well as BCC Camlough's The Hog Run and the Tyrone Road Race Championships.… Read more


Amy Brice Takes on Massive Challenge

amyAfter 4 years of cycling, three times Cycling Ulster Champion Amy Brice and current leader of the Women’s National League ventures into the mountains to tackle what she quotes as “a huge endurance challenge that will test me to my limit”.

The Haute Route is a relatively new cyclosportive compared to others but has been described by the Haute Route organisers as the highest and toughest cyclosportive in the world. This 7 stage timed event traverses over the greatest cycling terrain in the world.

There are now three events where the Dolomites, Alps and the Pyrenees play host.… Read more


Inaugural Billy Kerr Sportive Open for Pre-Entry

bkIn memory of the legendary Billy Kerr BRC road racer, a sportive with 3 distances will be organised for Sat 16 August

Sean Kelly famous Irish professional road bicycle racer will be attending this event. Sean will be riding the course as well as being available at the start / finish location.… Read more


Upcoming leisure events this weekend

Looking ahead to this weekend we have 2 leisure cycles taking place on Sunday 10th August. To the west we have the Sperrin Challenge hosted by East Tyrone Cycling Club and to the east we have Dromara Cycling Club's Mourne Sportive and Hilly Leisure Tours. Details below. … Read more


Upcoming leisure events this weekend

Details of the Freewheelers Lough Neagh Charity Cycle and the Tour of the Glens is shown below.… Read more


Sperrin MTB Sportive – cancelled

The Sperrin MTB Sportive which was due to be held this Sunday (27 July) by Harps CC has been cancelled. Pre-entry closed on the 22nd but the target number of entries had not been reached. The club hope to run the event next year.… Read more


Weekend Events Updated

Tir Chonaill Gap MTB Leisure Event - Saturday 12th July
Tir Chonaill Gap Cycling Club, is pleased to announce that on 12th July we will be holding a mountain bike event (The Rescheduled Mad March Hare)

With some of our members working tirelessly on adding to and improving the course it is sure to be an unreal event!..... The start of the event once again will create a bit of a stir as the participants have to ride down the steps beside the Garda station in Glenties. Read more


Up-coming Events – Updated with Additional Events

Thursday 3rd July - West Down TT - Warrenpoint
Tomorrow night West Down Wheelers will promote the third in their series of 10 mile time trial on the Warrenoint to Newry Dual Carriageway. Sign-on is from 6.00pm at the Warrenpoint Harbour Docks. The first rider will be off at 7,00pm. Riders are reminded that a  working rear red rlight is compulsory for this time trial.

Friday 4th July - Banbridge Criterium
Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstance this event has had to be postponed. Banbridge CC are hoping to run the event in August if  a suitable date can be arranged.… Read more


Ballymena Road Club Billy Kerr Sportive Now Open for Entry

On Line Registration is now open for the Billy Kerr Cycling Sportive which takes place on Sat 16 August 2014. We wish to extend a warm invitation to all both new and seasoned cyclists

This event is being organised for the first time to commemorate the legendary cycling career of Billy Kerr who sadly passed away in 2012. Billy was a member of Ballymena Road Club and he represented Northern Ireland at two Commonwealth Games and Ireland in the 1980 Olympic games in Moscow. Mr Kerr’s talent shot the name of Ballymena Road Club to the forefront of amateur cycling after back-to-back successes in the prestigious Tour of the North race in 1978 and 1979.… Read more

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