Cycling Ulster

Top class Ulster downhill juniors

Hitting the big time both at home and abroad are two Ulster junior downhillers: Sasha Biggerstaff and Jacob Dickson. Both are currently at Mont-Sainte-Anne in Canada at the DHI Round 5. Jacob was the fastest junior rider in the qualifier on 31 July. Sasha's qualifier time leaves her second junior in the womens event. … Read more


Donegal Bay Youth Race (Round 5 of North West Youth League)

Donegal Bay CC hosted the penultimate round of the North West Youth League and were rewarded with a beautiful day for some great Youth cycling, with every position being fiercely contested. Once again, young cyclists from all over Ulster traveled to take part with many getting in a final blow-out before the Errigal Youth Tour next weekend. … Read more


Jake Gray finishes top 10 in the Junior Tour of Ireland

The final stage of the 2015 Junior Tour of Ireland took place on Sundy 19 July with a 77.5 km road race on the Ennis Circuit. Ulster rider Jake Gray finished 7th on the final stage which gave him 8th in the overall General Classification across the 6 stage event.… Read more


Rain stops play at the National Youth Track Championships at Orangefield

The National Youth Track Championships in Belfast did not go quite according to plan, or to the weather forecast for Saturday 18 July 2015. A fine but breezy morning saw riders travel from Donegal, Dublin, Limerick, Kanturk, Westport and the closer counties of Ulster to take part in a full days programme which included Time Trials, Sprint and Scratch title races. … Read more

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Junior Tour of Ireland – results after stages 3, 4 and 5

The Junior Tour of Ireland started on 14 July and lasts until 19 July. Stage 3 was a 98.7 km road race around east Clare. Stage 4 was a 113.6 km road race around the Wild Atlantic Way. Stage 5 was a 101.3 km road race around the circuit known as Gallow Hill.… Read more


Junior Tour of Ireland – results after stages 1 and 2

The Junior Tour of Ireland started on 14 July and lasts until 19 July. Stage 1 was a 6.2 km time trial from Drumquin to Ennis. Stage 2 was a 109.4 km road race around the Burren.… Read more


Leisure Events 12th July

For all thoseĀ  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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Youth Camp 2015 – off-road skills for youth riders

Cycling Ulster Youth Camp
Off-road skills sessions for Under 12s will take place on Monday evenings from 7-8:30 pm at various locations.… Read more

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Well Done to Shimna Wheelers

aShimna Wheelers - Sprocket Rocket Programme. A Massive success.

This time last year a few Shimna Wheelers had the foresight to realise that the
development of the club required a strong youth development programme. Work began in the background to gain support and they were delighted when seven club members agreed to undertake the relevant coaching course.

Passing the course with flying colours they were well on the way. Safeguarding Officer, Rodger Neil, kept them right and organised some invaluable training from Cycling Ulster. The programme was planned with dates set.… Read more

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AAA Cycling invest in Youth Development

aAAA Cycling (Triple A) are delighted to announce a new sponsorship deal in association with Sioen Ireland, Cope Cycles and McFaddens Garage, Bunbeg.

With the help of their sponsors the Academy has purchased ten new road bikes for the exclusive use of new recruits to AAA's youth development programme, it is often the case that a number of those children who may have the potential to go far in cycling are lost due to the fact that many who would be interested in taking up the sport do not have the means to buy a bike at the outset.… Read more

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