Cycling Ulster

Bann Valley Classic Gallery 13/04/2014

aaThere was great racing around Clady on Sunday when Bann Valley promoted their annual Bann Valley Classic. Alistair Gribbon of Carn Wheelers took the win in the A race while relative newcomer Craig Rea won theB Race for A4 riders. Both events passed off safely and were well organised.

A few pics of the event by Marian Lamb can be viewed by clicking continue reading.

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Wallace Caldwell Gallery 2014

The Wallace Caldwell Memorial Road Race was won today by Adam Armstrong of Northern Dave Kane after a fantastic ride over the seventy mile course. His club-mate Fraser Duncan took second with Cormac Clarke of Newry Wheelers in third. These latter two had ridden a stormer to get back to the break and power their way through to take the podium places.

Also riding well today was Marcus Christie of the Sean Kelly squad, Mark Buchanan of North Pole and  James McMaster of Curran Racing.

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Tour of the Mournes Gallery 2014

Derry teenager, Ryan Reilly of Foyle CC reigned supreme today in the Kingdom of Mourne when he won the prestigious Tour of the Mournes  promoted by Newry Wheelers. Despite a strong Newry presence in the breaks, the Junior from Foyle kept his cool to solo home a worthy winner.

David Hamilton of Curran Racing was second while race organiser Drew McKinley was third. Many thanks to all at Newry and to all the marshalls and PSNI outriders for a great event.

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John Beggs Gallery 2014

There was lots of exciting racing around Dromore today when Banbridge CC prooted the John Beggs ans Sean McGreevy Memorial road races. Newly upgraded A2 rider took the win in the main race from Cuchulainn’s Liam Dolan while Mark Downey (NRPT) showd how strong the Ulster Juniors are hwhen he took the win in the A3 race from Nathan Mullan of Dromara.

The A4 race was won by Tommy Wilson of Ballymena CRC from Nathan Mullan of Dromara. In the Master’s event Brian Hannan of Phoenix took his first win in this event with Lorraine Jeffers of East Tyrone getting first woman.… Read more

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Women Sample Trails at Barnetts Demesne

aOver forty women attended the first Women’s training day of 2014 on Sunday.

With the weather cold but bright everyone was in a good mood and looking forward to the day which was organised by Cycling Ulster’s Road Commission Chair, Ryan Connor.

In the interests of safety Ryan had decided to run the event off road incase weather conditions were less than kind. The day started in Belfast Activity Centre with a short talk before those who had never ridden off road previously were fitted for mountain biles by Ryan Connor and Colin Hughes, Cycling Ulster’s Youth Officer.… Read more


Riders Rise to Cody’s Challenge

aOver two hundred and fifty riders turned up at Richhill today to take part in the annual Cody’s Challenge in aid of Children’s Heartbeat Trust.

Organised by Stephen and Judith Gallagher, supported by Dig Deep Coaching and Promoted by Steady CC this event raises much needed funds for this charity.

Members of Steady CC were out in force today to ensure that every corner was marshalled and that the two routes of fifty and seventy miles were well marked. Goody bags were presented to all the participants.… Read more

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Ulster 100 Mile TT Championships 2013 Gallery

bryanThe Ulster 100 mile TT Championships promoted by Ballymoney at the end of September produced two new records, Senior Record taken by Bryan McCrystal of Cuchulainn (3:34:52) and a new Veteran’s record by John Madden of Curran Racing (3:42:49). Both records are subject to ratification by Cycling Ireland .

The event attracted twenty six riders on a warm but breezy day.

Photographs have now been added to the main report in addition to the gallery below. The main report provides all the results. To access the report click 100 m TT Championships. Read more


National Veteran’s Championships 2013 Photo Gallery

The National Veteran’s Gallery is now online. Apologies for the delay as internet is very slow. To view some of the action around the roads of Carlingford click ‘continue reading’.

All photographs by Marian Lamb. Photo galleries can also be accessed using the Gallery button on the right hand side of the News page.

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National Women’s Championship 2013 Gallery

The 2013 Women’s National Championship took place in Carlingford in horrendous weather conditions. The fifty strong field of women, the best field ever, faced strong winds and heavy rain making the course treacherous at times.

Melanie Spath successfully defended her title while the team of Judith Russell, Therese Zwahlen and Karen Hull of Phoenix CC took the Team title.

For a few pictures of the event click ‘continue reading’. Apologies for the quality but the weather was not kind to photographers. All pictures by Marian Lamb.… Read more


National Veterans Championship 2013 Picture Gallery by

There was a terrific battle played out around the small town of Carlingford today when Cuchullainn CC promoted the National Veterans Championship for 2013. Some great photographs of the action were taken by

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