Cycling Ulster

Some great leisure events on 9 August

On Sunday 9 August 2015 there are three leisure rides to choose from. In County Monaghan the Killylough Charity Cycle takes place, further north the Sperrin Challenge and in County Down the Dromara Hilly.… Read more


Clogher Valley Wheelers include an addition route for their Sportive

Clogher Valley Wheelers is running their annual sportive on Sunday 2 August from Ballygawley. The poster states two routes available on the day, but due to popular demand they've added a third which is 35 miles. All routes are fully marshalled with lead cars and broom wagons.… Read more


Freewheelers Tour of the Lough – 1 August 2015

This annual charity cycle tour / wheelchair push as organised by the Ulster Hand Cycling Association, will take place on Saturday 1st August 2015. This will be the 25th year of this popular event. Participants to assemble at Antrim Forum Peace Carpark between 9.00 am - 9.30 am, and report to the 'event registration desk' in order to receive an Official participation number. … Read more

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Tour of the Glens – Entry now open

The Tour Of The Glens is one of the toughest events on the Cycling Ireland calendar and incorporates many tough climbs through the beautiful Antrim Glens. The event has long been a must do for local cycling enthusiasts and with the Giro D'Italia having passed along parts of the route last year, we are hopeful of a big turnout of cyclists to take on the roads the Giro missed through the scenic Glens of Antrim. Early online entry fee is £25, with on the day entries at £30 dependent on allocated entries not being filled.… Read more


Emyvale Cycling Club events

Emyvale Cycling Club is hosting the Monaghan County Championships this Friday night as well as the Tour of Monaghan leisure cycle on Sunday 26 July. … Read more


Shimna Challenge going from strength to strength

The Shimna Challenge went from strength to strength with over 300 cyclists taking part this year on Sunday 12 July 2015. This was an increase of over 100 riders from the inaugural Shimna Challenge in 2014. The option of a shorter 30 mile route proved incredibly popular with the recreational and leisure cyclists while the 50 mile route provided a challenge to the keener rider and aspiring racer. … Read more

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Leisure Events 12th July

For all those  people on holidays this weekend who are looking for something to do why not sign-up for one of the great leisure events taking place in some of the most scenic parts of the country. In fact why not make it a weekend away and relax before participating in the event. There are two events in Donegal. In the north of the county North Pole CC are promoting their annual Tour of Inishowen rescheduled from the previous week while further south Tir Chonaill Gap are promoting their very popular leisure mountain Bike event.… Read more

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Causeway Challenge and Shimna Challenge Open for Entries

Bann Wheelers Cycle Club annual "Causeway Cycle Challenge" will be taking place on Sunday 26 July 2015 from Coleraine Rugby Club.  The sportive has two routes in 2015 with 40 mile and 65 mile options, taking in the picturesque Lower Bann and stunning Causeway Coast.  The 65 route also takes in the world famous Dark Hedges.

Registration is from 08:30 am with a mass ride out at 10:00am.Refreshments and support are provided along the routes, with food provided on return to the Rugby Club. The event is also being covered by a local camera club to ensure you don't forget your enjoyable experience - as if you could!… Read more

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One for the Women Sunday 5th July

On Sunday 5th July Foye CC will be promoting a fund raising cycle, the Foyle Hospice ladies cycle. The event is being run to foster the two wheeled sport among women and to raise much needed funds for a very worthy local charity.

Evelyn Callan from the Hospice is doing great work to get girls out on bikes and takes a group of women out each Sunday from Templemore at 0915 for an introductory cycle. Many of these people will of course take to the paths and roads on July 05.… Read more

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Leisure Events this coming Weekend

Doochary Charity Cycle Sunday 28th June.
Four Masters Cycling Club in conjunction with Omalleyscanlon Insurance Brokers are running their annual Doochary Charity cycle on Sunday 28th June.

This is a 46 mile route taking in some of the most scenic areas on Donegal cycling along the back to Glenveagh National Park. This year  the route will go in the opposite direction, finishing with the Meenaroy climb.

Minimum entry fee is €10.00 but all donations are greatly appreciated with all the proceeds going to The Northwest Cancer Bus, who offer a free transport service for patients to Galway for Cancer treatment.… Read more

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