Cycling Ulster
28Aug/140

Downey smashed Junior 10 TT record as Madden equals Vets 10 TT

On what can only be described as a blustery evening few would have expected the times recorded at the Ballymena Road Club Chain Reaction 10 mile TT on the A26 Woodgreen Course on Wednesday 27 August 2014. Marcus Christie, John Madden and Mark Downey arrived ready to take on the current records that stood for the 10 mile TT Irish Record. Subject to ratification the times posted showed that with the South East wind anything was possible.… Read more

28Aug/140

A return to Castlewellan Forest for the Ulster MTB Championships

A great day at Castlewellan Forest Park with dry conditions for the 2014 Ulster Cross-country mountain bike championships which took place on Sunday 24 August 2014. Event headquarters was placed prominently on the hill in front of the castle which then had a great vista overlooking the lake and forest. Banbridge Cycling Club have worked closely with Down Council and the Forestry Service to create a course which used parts of the trail centre trails, fire roads and sections of forest single track. … Read more

27Aug/140

Events coming up this weekend – 31 August

Termoneeny Cycling Club and Omagh Wheelers CC will be running leisure events this weekend. Island Wheelers will be running the Ernie Magwood Super Six TT at Woodgreen… Read more

25Aug/140

Martin fastest at West Tyrone TT

Lurgan's Thomas Martin (Caldwell Cycles) took the win in the West Tyrone Time Trial Grand Prix in Omagh on Sunday 24th August. Despite missing the majority of the season through illness, Martin was the fastest over the 10 miles course on the Dromore Road with a time of 21 minutes 50 seconds. Omagh Wheelers duo Paul and Darragh McCarter also recorded sub 22 minute times to take second and third respectively. … Read more

18Aug/140

2014 Youth Inter-Provincial Track Championship.

proWhilst the National Championships are the platform for Youth riders to shine as individuals, in Track racing the annual Youth Inter-Provincial championship is an opportunity for Youth Track riders to compete together as a team representing their Province in competition for this prestigious title, which since 2010 has also included the winning Province lifting the impressive Sean MacAoghain memorial trophy.… Read more

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13Aug/140

Events on weekend 16/17 August

This weekend there is a mixture of events happening in Ulster. On Saturday there is the Billy Kerr sportive. On Sunday the Killinchy 150 run takes place as well as BCC Camlough's The Hog Run and the Tyrone Road Race Championships.… Read more

11Aug/141

Wallace McNaul RIP

wnIt is with great regret that  the Cycling Ulster Executive had learned of the death today of Wallace McNaul from Ballymoney. Wallace was a well known figure in Irish Cycling and was particularly interested in the development of Youth and Women's cycling. He also had a deep seated love of the local Time Trial Scene. Wallace was a member of Team Route and is an Honorary Life Member of Cycling Ireland along with peopel such as Stephen Roche and Sean Kelly.

The Executive would like to extend its deepest sympathies to the family and Friends of Wallace at this sad time.… Read more

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10Aug/140

Woods wins stage 4 – Montgomery wins the Newry 3 day.

The fourth and final stage of the 2014 Newry 3 day took place on Sunday 10 August and was the hardest stage of all, 70 miles in torrential downpours left over from ex-hurricane Bertha. … Read more

10Aug/141

Marcus Christie Takes Senior Ulster 10 mile TT Title

Church Island Cycling Club hosted the Ulster 10 mile Time Trial Championships on Sunday 10th August 2014 on the A2 Toome course. Conditions were simply horrendous with most of Britain and Ireland under the wake of the ex-hurricane Bertha coming cover the Atlantic. Very heavy rain but with little wind meant for persistent downpours. Of the 100 pre-entered riders there were 82 finishers.… Read more

10Aug/140

McBride wins the White Harte Cup at the Tour of Rathmullan

The Tour of Knockalla was hosted on Sunday 10 August 2014 by Rathmullan CC. Two races were put on with the main A race competing for the White Harte Cup. Michael McBride of Errigal CC took the win with Rory Devlin (North Pole CC) second and Eugene McBride taking third.… Read more

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