Saturday 8th March – John Moore Memorial
The John Moore Memorial promoted by Caslereagh CC takes place this Saurday. Changing and sign on will be in Carryduff Baptist Church ( beside Lough Moss Centre) with showers and refreshments in Lough Moss after the event, both places are on the Hillsborough Road out of Carryduff. Sign-on opens at 9.00am with the race starting at 10.00am. There are two races on offer – the A Race caters for A1-A3 riders while the B race wil be for A4′s.… Read more
This Sunday 9th March the first round of the National BMX Series takes place at DCBMX track in Unit 64, Cherry Orchard Industrial Estate, Ballyfermot Road, Dublin.
The 2014 Irish BMX National Series will be run over 6 rounds with each riders best 5 results counting towards their final ranking.
Age Group Guidelines:
The age a rider turns in 2014 is the age group they race i.e. if you are 12 now but turn 13 on or before the 31st December 2014 you race in the 13-14 year old category.… Read more
Following on from the success of last year, the XMTB McConvey Cycles team has now been able to step up a level. A newly formed development team will act as a feeder for the established race team. The development team will provide support to U14 and U16 riders, these riders will then be able to progress to the race team when they enter the junior ranks.
The race team will be targeting British MTB series, commonwealth games selection, Irish NPS along with the Ulster league. Team manager, Lance McCarthy expressed his delight at the team’s performance, “I was pleased with the team’s performance last year, we achieved medals in the Irish and Ulster championships along with several high quality performances which we hope to build on in 2014.… Read more
The Danny Boy races promoted by Roe Valley CC are now open for entry on Entry Central. Roe Valley will be promoting three races on Sunday 16th March. These will include separate races for A3 and A4 riders as well as a Women’s and Master’s event.
The Race headquarters will be St Mary’s Banagher Gaelic Football Ground in Feeny, County Derry. The course is the usual Dany Boy circuit of Feeny – Park – Feeny a distance of twelve miles. Both the A3′s and A4′s will complete four laps while the women and Masters will cover twenty four miles in total.… Read more
Sunday 2nd March saw the second round of the 2014 Ulster Women’s Road Race League sponsored by Bling Bike Kit. Twenty six women signed on for three laps of the flat Warrenpoint Road/A2 carriageway circuit.
No limit group in this race, as it was a mass start with the Masters (over 50’s). There were forty two in the field in total.
From the off there were a few attacks off the front from some of the Masters and women as we headed down the carriageway straight into a headwind, but all were reeled in.… Read more
The Cicli Sport GP promoted by East Tyrone takes place on Saturday 29th March. Entries for the three main races of the day opens today at 7,00pm. Riders wishing to take part are advised to enter early as these events fill up very quickly.
On the day East Tyrone wil lbe promoting three races for Senior riders, an event for Women and Masters 50+) and Youth Races for U16 and U14 riders.
Please see below for details.
A – RACE (A1, A2 Cats) 6 laps (limited to 80 riders)
B – RACE (A3 Cat) 5 laps (limited to 75 riders)
C – RACE (A4 Cat) 4 laps (limited to 80 riders)
The entry fee is £12 and the sign on at Loup GAC from 10:00 – 11:00am.… Read more
Newry Wheelers catered for all Senior categories today when they promoted the John Haldane Memorial on the Newry to Warrentpoint Dual Carriageway. First into the fray were the A1′s and A2′s with the A2′s getting a short handicap over scratch. This race went from the gun and even the strong headwind did little to slow down the determined riders. With six laps of the nine mile circuit to complete a number of riders were determined to be make their mark early on.
Gary Cranston of East Antrim Audi showed no sign of tiredness following his terrific ride yesterday in the Spires GP as he was one of the first riders to bridge the gap to the A2′s.
This weekend sees two road races, a youth event and a Reliabiliy Trial take place. The full details are as follows.
Spires GP Saturday 1st March 2014
On Saturday the 1st of March, Spires CC (Magherafelt) will be holding their second annual Grand Prix road race with new race head quarters based in the Ballyronan Marina Centre.
The event will feature two separate races on the Ballyronan/ ‘three road ends’/ Loup circuit.
The event has already attracted a strong field including the top club riders from around the Provence with riders from Carn Wheelers, East Antrim Audi and East Tyrone CC all taking part.… Read more
Cycling Ulster Women’s Commission are delighted to announce our new sponsors for the Ulster Women’s Road Race League 2014. Bling Bike Kit has come on board to support Women’s Cycling Ulster Commission in their promotion of a Women’s Road Race League.
Sunday 23rd February saw the first round of the 2014 Ulster Women’s Road Race League sponsored by Bling Bike Kit take place. Fourteen women signed on for three laps of the demanding Nutt’s Corner circuit.
One of the objectives of the League is to encourage women into racing, so with this in mind, Phoenix were able to start three of the women who hadn’t open raced before, 4 minutes ahead of the remaining field.… Read more
Phoenix CC put on a feast of racing today around Nutts Corner today. The hard working club members were on the go from early on checking the course and putting out barriers at the finish line. Safety Officer, Jim Hegarty had left nothing to chance and had produced an excellent race handbook listing the marshalls and the positions as well as letting them know when they would be relieved.
In the race headquarters in Crumlin United’s Clubroom the sign-on crew were on hand from 9.30 while the catering crew plied the first arrivals with tea/coffee and scones which were were well received on the cold blustery morning especially by the many who had travelled some distance to get to the races.… Read more