The 2015 British Cycling UK Inter-Regional Road Championships provided Ulster with one of its best results yet, both individually and for a team, in one of the counting events.
In the Street Sprint event, Harvey Barnes (East Tyrone CC) went two better from last year to take the outright win in the competition, beating off 51 of the best riders in the UK to take the top step of the podium, to give us our best ever placing in these Road Championships. … Read more
An 8 rider Cycling Ulster Youth squad will head to Sheffield this weekend for the season-ending British Cycling UK Inter-Regional Youth Championships which will take place over three days with racing centred around the National Trust property at Thoresby Hall in Nottinghamshire.
The Cycling Ulster team will comprise four Girls and four Boys, witha strong representation of National Champions and medallists among the number.
The Boys’ team is made up of Adam Ward (Omagh Wheelers), Harvey Barnes (East Tyrone CC), Conor Halvey (Errigal CC) and Xeno Young (Powerhouse Sport),whilst the girls have North Down CC duo of Molly McLarnon and Katie Armstrong along with Shauna McFadden (Errigal CC) and Amanda Gallagher (Caldwell Cycles Omagh).… Read more
Tomorrow, Saturday 12th September, Omagh Wheelers will promote Round 6 of the very successful and popular youth league. The race headquarters is Omagh Youth Sport, Cookstown Road, Omagh. The lap distance for each race is 2.2 miles. For further information contact event organiser Enda Harpur on 07739 909851… Read more
This Friday night sees GP Kinning Cycles kick start the cross season with their event in Huston Park, Belfast. Robin Seymour, Glen Kinning & Roger Akien will be at the fore of the race. With Robin recently winning the cross race in Rathfarnham he is the man on form. Third that night was Glen Kinning just 10 seconds down.
Roger Aiken, the only man to beat Seymour in recent times, has just came of a great road season for Team Asea. Hot on their heels and in the mix will be Graham Boyd, top MTB rider.… Read more
An 8-rider Ulster Youth Track squad will head off this weekend to the hallowed Boards of the Manchester Velodrome to take part in the 2015 Sainsbury`s School Games. … Read more
The 2015 Ulster Youth Road Race and Time Trial Championships were hosted by Omagh Wheelers at the weekend. A last minute change in venue due to roadworks did not prevent the club laying on a superb day of racing for the riders as they experienced the spectacular scenery and rolling rural roads of Baronscourt, just outside the village of Newtownstewart. … Read more
This weekend sees a Cycling Ulster Junior team head across to Wales for the prestigious NFTO Junior Tour of Wales stage race to be held over the August bank holiday weekend. This event is the top stage race for Juniors in the UK and forms part of the British Cycling National Junior Series. Such is the demand for entries that it goes down to a ballot, with Cycling Ulster being one of the lucky teams to receive an entry which will see the 100 rider field compete over 3 days and 5 stages for 4 jerseys and cover 180 miles in what is the grand finale to the British Junior Series.… Read more
There is still all to play for as the Cycling Ireland Men`s National Road Series and Joe Daly Women`s National League both reach their finale on Sunday in County Down with the North Down Grand Prix.
Already one of the richest one-day events on the calendar carrying a first prize of approximately €430, (£300), Sunday will also see someone walk away with the top prize of €670 as the Men`s National Series winner.… Read more
Due to road works the headquarters and course for this weekend's Ulster Youth Road Championships has changed. The new headquarters is at The Hunting Lodge Hotel, Baronscourt, only 1 mile from original location. Please help spread the word.… Read more
Team Selection has now taken place for the 2015 Inter-Regional Mountain Bike Competitions which are due to take place on 18-20 September at Hadleigh Farm in Essex. The riders were selected based on two factors, their bike skills and their results in cross-country races. Twelve riders had put their name forward, with eleven able to take part in the bike skills trials. It was a great spectacle to see how well these U14 and U16 riders performed the cycling challenges.… Read more