Cycling Ulster

Newry 3Day Open For Entry

The very popular Newry Three Day Satge race for A2's and A3's is no open for entry. The event takesplace from Friday 3rd July to Sunday 5th July.

Since the race is restricted to eighty riders Newry Wheelers will review the applications and have asked clubs who are submitting a team to restrict their team to four riders.  Should the entries fall below expected numbers there may be a chance to increase the number of members on a team.

All entry forms should be returned to Dreq McKinley as son as possible.… Read more


John Mulligan RR and Dromara Races Now Open for Entry

John Mulligan Memorial Road Race Open for Entry Today
The John Mulligan Memorial Road Race will take place on Sunday 14th June and  is dedicated to well-known cyclist John Mulligan who was killed in a fatal car accident in 2012. John was a former racing cyclist and was well known on the racing scene. He competed in many top events and represented Ulster in several occasions.

Caldwell Cycles Omagh are once agin promoting the Race which is generously sponsored by Dunnamona Engineering Who will sponsor the silverware which will entail a unique piece of Waterford Crystal which was specially designed and hand engraved from Mr Sean Egan from the heart of Waterford.… Read more


Upcoming Competitive Events

There are lots of events coming up including the Red Hand Trophy on Saturday, Dunloy GP on Sunday, Phoenix CC's Jimmy Devlin TT on Tuesday and Newry Wheelers' Round One of the Seat Crit Series on Wednesday. These are all pre-enty events so if it is not too late get online and pre-enter.
Red Hand Trophy Saturday 30th May - Sign-on Details Added
Ballymena Road Club - CRC is set to promote the second of their one day classic races on the Cycling Ulster calendar, the Red Hand Trophy on the 30th May.… Read more


Round 3 of the North West Youth League Saturday 30th May

Donegal Bay CC will host Round 3 of the North West League this Saturday 30th May in South Donegal. After events hosted by Errigal CC and Omagh Wheelers, it it the turn of the Donegal Bay Club to host their first ever open Youth race. This series has proved very popular so far and has provided for young cyclists with an opportunity to race more often.

The race circuit is a 11km loop between the villages of Laghy and Ballintra with Race HQ at the Naomh Brid GAA situated half-way between the two villages.… Read more


Ernie MagWood Super Six TT Sunday 24th

On Sunday the popular Ernie Magwood Super Six event takes place on the Toome course. This will be Round 2 of the Series. Pre-entry will go live on Entry Central very soon so please check in. The organisers prefer everyone to use Entry Central as it makes it easier for the organisers.

Sign-on wil lbe at 9.00am with the first riders off at 10.00am. A working rear red light is mandatory for this event.

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National TT Test Event Sunday 31st May

Omagh Wheelers CC promote the National Time Trial Test event on Sunday 31st May. This event provides a unique opportunity for all riders with an ‘open’ license or ‘limited competition, to try out the event in anger and compare their times against some of the best riders in the world on Championship day. The event will also give paracyclists, however, paracyclists must pre-enter online before the closing date on 23rd May 2015.

Sign-on for the TT test event will be from 11:30am from Killyclogher GFC, Carrickmore Road, Omagh, Co Tyrone, BT79 0PZ.… Read more

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West Down GP Postponed

The West Down GP which was due to take place this coming Saturday at Katesbridge has had to be postponed due to circumstances beyond the control of the club.

The hard working members of the clubs had recently found out that much of the circuit was going to be sprayed with loose chippings. They have worked with the contractors to no avail. A new route was not possible as the PSNI said they required 28 days notice for both the Parades form and the Form 18.… Read more


Draynes Farm Bobby Crilly Classic – Pre-entry info.

aOn Saturday 13th June 2015, Phoenix Cycling Club will be hosting The Bobby Crilly Classic which will be kindly sponsored by Draynes Farm again this year, visit the Draynes Farm Website.

The A1 & A2 race will be round 11 of the popular National Road Series.The course, famous for it's spectacular finish at the top of Divis mountain will feature 3 separate races.There will be three races:

1. The A1 & A2 race will be four laps of the circuit then up the climb, approximately 70 miles, this will count as round 11 of the National Road Series.… Read more


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


17/05/2015 Champion of Champions TT – Portaferry

chaSherry is the Toast of Champion of Champions TT
Martin Sherry’s (Emyvale) long journey paid off when he won today’s Champion of Champion’s 25 mile time trial on the classic Portaferry Road course. On a cold morning, with a rising westerly wind, Chris Boardman’s 49 minute course record was never in danger, but Martin’s time of 55:00 gave him a clear margin over Sean McIntyre (Orchard Wheelers) in second place with 55:48, and local man Paul Crossan (Killinchy CC) in third with 56:37.

There was a good turnout of women, with Eileen Burns (Ballymena RC) fastest in a very impressive time of 59:22.… Read more

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