A busy time ahead for the off-road cyclists with the last round of the Ulster XC Series on this Sunday at Craigavon, the upcoming National Marathon Championships at Kilbroney the following weekend and then there is cyclo-cross.… Read more
A host of leisure events on this weekend along with some competitive ones too. On Saturday the Dave McCall Bun Run heads out, on Sunday the leisure rider has the choice of the PIPS run, the Harvest Tour, Spires CC Sportive and the Minnie Clarke Tour. For the off-roaders there is the final round of the Ulster XC series at Craigavon on Sunday.… Read more
The Ulster Youth Track Squad will be flying out to Manchester this weekend to take part in the 2014 Sainsbury`s UK School Games. Track Cycling is one of the 12 sports included in the 3-day multi-sport Games, and will see 7 of Ulster`s best young Track riders take to the indoor boards at the `medal factory` - Manchester velodrome over the weekend. … Read more
There are a few places left on this Saturday's Bike for Life Leader Course which takes place at the House of Sport in Belfast. The course lasts from 10am - 5pm at a cost of £26. Pre-requisite for the course is a Foundation Level Coaching certificate.… Read more
The fifth round of the Ernie Magwood Super Six TT Series once again saw some fast times at Woodgreen but to the disappointment of sonme ot was not a day for record breaks.
There was a strong headwind which testers had to fight against. Marcus Christie of the An Post CRC team emerged as the winner with a time of 19.17 just over a minute faster than second placed rider John Madden of Dig Deep Inspired.
Aspiring contender Sean McIntyre of Orchard CC took third place with a time of 20.26.… Read more
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
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
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
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
Colm Cassidy made the journey up from Dublin to take the win in Round 4 of the Ernie Magwood Super Six TT Series with a time of 19.09. He was followed in by John Madden of Dig Deep Inspired who recorded 19.42 while Northern Dave Kane's Frazer Duncan was third with a time of 19.59.
John Heveroin of Clann Eireann was the second veteran home on a time of 20.09 with Newry;s Sean Featherstone coming in next to take fifth place in a time of 20.44.… Read more