Cycling Ulster
21Apr/150

Up Coming Competitive Events Updated

There are lots of events on in the coming days with to suit both testers and road races. TVR's TT League kicks off things  this evening along the Warrenpoint dual carriageway. On Saturday there are two events in the calendar with Orchard CC promoting a mountain Time Trial and Donegal Bay running their famed Kermesse. On Sunday there is road racing for both youth and senior riders at the Mid Ulster GP while the very popular Ernie Magwood TT Series kicks off at Toome.

TVR TT Series Wednesday 22nd April
The first of the TVR TT Series this Wednesday night on the Warrenpoint dual carriageway.… Read more

19Apr/150

Gray Retains Yellow After TT Stage

aJake Gray of the Nicholas Roche Magnet.ie team retained his Yellow jersey following today's 2.5 mile time trial stage inthe Lakeland 2 day A3 stage race.

Gray, who was last man off, held onto Yellow by the smallest of margins when he won the TT in a time of 5'40.17" a mere 0.25 of a second faster than Gerard McNally of Bann valley.

Andrew Reid of CCT put in an excellent performance to take third in a time of 5'41.97" with Glen Howe of Bann Wheelers in fourth position a second later.… Read more

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15Apr/150

Lakeland CC Two Day Stage Race Details

On Saturday and Sunday Lakeland CC will promote a two day stage race for A3 riders only. This event was pre-entry and is now full. The event is an ideal opportunity for A3's to test themselves on three stages over two days and to gain valuable points. Full details of the running order can be viewed below.
Lakeland 2 Day Race Routes and Timings.
Stage 1 Saturday Afternoon:  Stage Start 1.00pm : Is a fairly flat stage starting from Share Centre the race is neutralized until after the second of the two bridges towards Derrylin.… Read more

13Apr/150

Details Ras na nÓg 2015

Drogheda Wheelers are delighted to announce details of this year's Ras na N'og youth stage race. This year's event will take place on Sat/Sun April 18th/19th. We are also delighted to announce a brand new headquarters this year. Bellewstown Racecourse in Co Meath will play host to the event.

Already on the Cycling Ireland grant aided events list we are thrilled to have Gery Cumiskey VW Commercials returning to us as a sponsor and also the IVCA have come on board as joint title sponsor, a real example of the older members of our sport giving to the youngest members.… Read more

11Apr/150

Good Turn-Out for Youth TT

4There was a good turnout this morning for the Youth Time Trial promoted by the David McCall Foundations in conjuction with Maryland Wheelers.

Despite the extremely blustery conditions there were lots of good times recorded.

The event took place on a circuit course outside Crumlin and the event forms part of the popular David McCall Youth Series. The U12's did one lap, the U14's did two laps while the U16's completed three laps 0f the 4.8 mile course.

Island Wheelers up and coming rider Darren Rafferty took the honours in the U12 event with a 13.49 ahead of Sarah Elder of Carn Wheelers and Shea O'Kane of Phoenix CC.… Read more

9Apr/150

Lots on this Weekend for Youth Riders

There is a busy weekend ahead for our Youth riders with  the Omagh Youth League  and the David McCall Youth TT , on Saturday and the North West Youth League on Sunday. For those who prefer off road there is also racing in Fermanagh at the Second round of the Ulster XC Series.

Omagh Youth Development League &North West Youth League (Sat11th/Sun 12th April)
Omagh Wheelers' planned events this weekend centres around youth. On Saturday 11th April their youth development league starts at the  Youth Sport Track off the Gortin Road, Omagh.… Read more

8Apr/150

Keady Mtn TT – Pre-entry Opens Tomorrow

On Saturday 25th April 2014, Shelbourne Orchard CC will be hosting the Keady Mountain Open Time Trial. There will be  Pre Entry for this event  via Entry Central. Pre-entry will open tomorrow, Thursday 9th April 2015, at 8.00pm.

Entry is limited to 75 riders. The fee for the event is £11. There will be prizes for the top six, combined team, and 1st Woman.  Refreshments and food will be available after the event in Basil Shiels Bar, Tassagh. Sign on for the Event will be from 10.00 - 11.00am with first rider off at 12.00 noon.… Read more

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5Apr/150

McGlinchey in Yellow by One Second after ToN Stage 2

cmThis morning' short 2.6 mile Time Trial in the tour of the North saw a change in GC. Chris McGlinchey, riding for the Ballymena squad, topped the results sheet with a magnificent 4m 57.06s.

This was sufficient to put him in the Yellow Jersey position just one second ahead of Banbridge's Gareth McKee the previous holder of the jersey.

Better known as a top international downhiller, McGlinchey has exploded on the road race scene this year. Starting off the year as an A4 he rapidly moved to A3 and is now an A2.… Read more

11Mar/150

Events Coming Up

There is a busy St Patrick's weekend coming up with lots of cycling events on offer. There are road races on Saturday, Sunday and on St Patrick's Day as well as a leisure event on Sunday in Newry. There is also a Youth Time trial on St Patrick's Day.

See Sense Tour of  Ards - Saturday 14th March
This was a pre-enty event and the race is now full with a waiting list. The event is supported by the PSNI who provide outriders for the event.… Read more

4Mar/150

Rás na nÓg now Open For Entry

Drogheda Wheelers have announced details of this year's Rás na N'og youth stage race. This year's event will take place on Sat/Sun April 18th/19th.

The event will have a brand new headquarters this year. Bellewstown Racecourse in Co Meath will play host to the event.
The will be sponsored by Cycling Ireland and previous sponsor Gery Cumiskey VW Commercials returning as a sponsor. This year the IVCA have come on board as joint title sponsor, a real example of the older members of our sport giving to the youngest members.… Read more

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