Cycling Ulster

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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Competitive Events This Week

The National Championships take place in Omagh this week with the TT on Thursday, Women and Masters races on Saturday and the Elite Men on Sunday. More information on these can be found HERE . There is also the Super Six TT on Wednesday and the Lurgan criterium on Friday for those who are seeking competition.
Ernie Magwood Super Six TT League Round 3 - Wednesday 24th June

The Ernie Magwood Suoer Six TT League continues this  Wednesday at 7.00pm on the Tannaghmore Course. Sign-on is from 6.00pm

Sign on location for round 3 is Tannaghmore service station.
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Lots of racing at the Crit in the Park.

Lots of racing at the Crit in the Park.IMG_00000389

The annual Crit in the Park event held by Phoenix CC in Ormeau park in Belfast attracted a wide range of riders again this year.  There were a few light showers but the racing aggressive racing was not dampened by them.

The evening started with an U10s race over two laps of the circuit.  All the riders rode their hearts out and showed true racing spirit.… Read more


Cranston Takes Ards Crit

Last night will go down in Ards CC history as one of our great events – big fields, an enthusiastic crowd, sporty motor cars, and an Ards CC winner. Excellent!

First up was the crowd’s favourite – the novice event. The race was run as a short handicap, with the under 6s getting a 30 second start on the under 8s, and a further 30s to the older kids. It was great to see the stars of the future in action. One of last year’s heroes, Bradley Kinning, had graduated from a balance bike to pedals this year.… Read more


Exciting Racing at Antrim Crit

aCrit racing returned to Antrim town last night for the first time in many years. The event which formed Round 3 of the Seat Crit Series was promoted by Old Bleach Cycling Club of Randalstown in conjuction with Antrim's programme of festivities.

First off were the U16's who were fairly evenly matched and so no-one was giving ground and the racing was fast. Riders such as Xeno Young (U/A) and Niall Lawrence (Bann Valley) were  fresh from hard racing on the track at the Duane Delaney event last weekend in Dublin.… Read more


Three Crits this Week

Tuesday 16th June Antrim Crit (Round 3 Seat Super Seven Crit Series)
On Tuesday the Randalstown Old Bleach Club is hosting another round of the popular Seat Criterium Series. The weill be running three events in the night to cater for U16 Boys and Girls, Masters and Women and the main race of the evening which os for A1- A3 riders. The race schedule can be found below.

Sign on opens at 6-30pm, closes at 7-30pm and will be located at Market Square, out the back of The Old Courthouse, Antrim. Read more


Women’s Strawberry Tour Tomorrow

 The inaugural Errigal Woman's Tour will take place on Tuesday 16th June starting at with a 7.00pm from the Lagoon Bar in Termon where the sign on will take place from 6.15pm.

As with many of Errigal’s events this one has a charitable basis with donations going to the Donegal Women's Domestic Violence Service in Letterkenny. The event raised €800 last year. 

There is a choice of either  17 or 30 mile relatively flat courses courses from Termon to Ramelton to Milford to Termon (Ray Bridge for longer course).

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Ulster Do Well in Duane Delaney Track GP

aAfter strong winds postponed the Track season opener last week it was finally underway yesterday with 75 riders from all over Ireland entered to give it their all at the Velodrome in Dublin. The event was a Omnium event with 3 "sprint" events and a tough 20 scratch race to separate the men from the boys.

Six Ulster riders braved the early start and headed down to Dublin for the season opener and what a day it was for them.

The heavy rain forecasted earlier on in the week was nowhere to be seen and the sun was out for much of the day.… Read more

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