Cycling Ulster

Lots of Winners at Emyvale GP

aThe hardworking crew at Emyvale CC had a busy day today when they promoted no less than seven races for all categories from early morning to late afternoon.

The marshalls had been busy putting signage out from early morning and even the sign-on location was well signposted.

The youth races for U12's, U14's and U 16's kicked off at 10.00 am. There was a big turnout for all categories. In the U 12 event it was a clean sweep for Ulster with Errigal's Odhran Doogan taking the win from Darren Rafferty of Island Wheelers. … Read more


Newry and Maiden City Crits Open for Entry: Youth at Newry

SEAT SUPER 7Newry Wheelers Crit Wednesday 3rd June
The first of the Seat Super Six Criteriums takes place on Wednesday 3rd June in Newry promoted by Newry Wheelers. It will go live on Monday 18th May at 7.30pm via Entry Central. As well as promoting Round 1 of the Seat Super 7 series Newry wheelers will promote three youth races on the night  which include racing for U12's. U14's and U16's. Full details below.
Under 12s- Sponsored by Whistledown Hotel
Under 14s- Sponsored by Greenbikes
Under 16s- Sponsored by Haldane Fisher.… Read more


Youth Event This Thursday

Omagh Wheelers Youth Development.
The first  of only four summer road races takes place this coming Thursday 14th May on laps of the Arvalee 2.2 mile circuit in Omagh.  These event ar ebeing promoted by Omagh Wheelers Youth Development Committee.
The entry fee is £2/€2
Sign on from 6:30pm at the Arvalee school.… Read more

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Racing Wednesday to Sunday this Week

Another busy week of road racing lies ahead with TVR's TT on Wednesday, Road Races for A1-A3. A4's, Women and Masters on Friday in Carndonagh, U16 race and Senior races at The Tommy Givan on Saturday, the Ards CC Champion of Champions TT on Sunday and races for all categories at the Emyvale GP on Sunday. For more details of these events see below.

Wednesday 12th May : TVR Time Trial Series Round 2
On Wednesday night TVR will be promoting the second round of their Time Trial Series.… Read more


Kanturk 2015 Ulster Youth Report

aaA large contingent of Ulster youth riders trvelled to Kanturk to take part in the two day stage race. Due to the U16 time trial stage of this year’s Kanturk 2 day being used as a selection event for the European Youth Olympics the Ulster Youth Academy decided that no U16 teams should be entered. This gave an opportunity for the Cycling Ulster Youth Academy to bring an extended U14 development team which comprised of 6 boys and 5 girls.

Due to their birthdays Ellie Kelso and Sarah Elder qualified for the U12 category.… Read more


2016 Ulster Championships Now Open for Application

While it might seem very early the Executive of Cycling Ulster would like to hear from any clubs interested in promoting any of our Ulster Championships in 2016. We have a meeting in June and would like to be able to approve the events at that meeting in order to include them in 2016 calendar when it opens in September. This will allow the calendar co-ordinator to close off certain dates and allow club promoters to see when the Championships are on to avoid clashes.

With the growth of cycling and the increase in the number of clubs it is foreseen that 2016 will have  a very full calendar of events and clashes will be inevitable.… Read more


Track Training Begins Thursday 7th May

Track Cycling in Ulster gets underway on Thursday evening with the first of the season`s accreditation sessions getting underway at 6.45pm at Orangefield. This will be followed by a further session on Sunday afternoon at 1.30.

With Ulster hosting the National Youth and Junior Championships as well as the Youth Inter Provincial event this year, we are hoping for a good turnout of our younger riders over the year. There is also the opportunity for up to 4 boys and 4 gilrs to be selected for the Sainsbury`s School Games in September, where they will compete at the Manchester Velodrome.

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Tommy Givan and Ulster TTT Championships Open for Entry

Ulster Team Time Trial Championships Tuesday 5th May
On Tuesday, 5th May, Phoenix CC will again host the Ulster Team Time Trial Championships which will be held over the 25 mile course at Woodgreen. This event is growing in popularity every year and a large entry is expected. A Limited Competition Licence is required as a minimum.

The first team will start at 7.00pm, entry is £21 via Entry Central or £25 per team on the night, teams of 4, third rider over the line will stop the clock.

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Packed Racing Programme at Mid Ulster GP

There was a full programme of racing today when Harps CC promoted their annual Mid Ulster GP. The day dawned bright and sunny but this was deceptive as it was bitterly cold with a biting wind and temperatures not rising above 6 degrees. This did not discourage the large number of Youth riders who turned up or the women and 50 Plus Masters who were also racing in the morning events.

In the afternoon there were two races on offer, namely a combined A1 to A3 race and a separate A4 race.

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Get the Family Fit and have Fun Launched at Omagh

aYesterday Omagh Wheelers launched their Get the Family Fit and have Fun initiative which was greatly boosted by the 25,00 euro grant which they got from the Coca Cola Thank You Fund. The progressive club applied to this fund earlier in the year and were one of only five sports club to achieve the maximum grant and not only were they the only cycling club they were also the only club from the north to be successful.

It is not surprising to those who know the club as they have never sat on their laurels in their sixteeen year history.… Read more

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