Cycling Ulster
19Jan/150

Banbridge CC’s Winter Training Open to All

 Banbridge Cycling CLub have started a series of winter training evenings. On Monday evenings they will have circuit claasses from 7.00pm -  8.00 pm in Banbridge Academy on the Lurgan Rd.

There will be spinning classes on Wednesday night at 8.45-9.45pm in Banbridge Leisure Centre

Both these classes are suitable for all levels, from absolute beginner upwards. Banbridge CC would welcome members from other local clubs or anyone with an interest in getting fit whether they are cyclists or not.

For further information contact Maurice Mayne phone 02840628454.

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17Jan/150

Information Cycling Ulster Championship and Promoters Required

With the road racing season due to start in six weeks Cycling Ulster are calling on clubs to consider promoting one or more of the remaining Ulster Championships. Our championship events are always eagerly looked forward to by riders across disciplines, ages and genders.  Currently there are a few of our major champsionships not in the calendar. These include the Ulster RR, the Ulster Youth Championships, the Hill Climb and the Criterium.

To date the the following clubs have stepped up to the mark to promote some of our hotly contested time trials.… Read more

16Jan/150

Upcoming Safeguarding Courses and Information – Updated

The Cycling Ulster database of Vetted Leaders has now been updated with new members added and all those members whose certificates have expired (ie anyone before 2012) have now been removed. If you wish to have your name added to the list of vetted Leaders please go to the Safeguarding link on the righhand side of this page and download the Enhanced Access NI form. All information  about completing the forms and where to send them as well as ID validation forms can also be found there.… Read more

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16Jan/150

Looking for Something Different – Try T13

T13 Urban Sports Academy
Uncover a world of BMX, skateboarding, kick scooter, break dancing, urban art and DJing in the T13 Urban Sports Park opposite Titanic Belfast. Pick up a BMX or skateboard, join a break dance or free running class, or just pop in and check out the live DJs and the amazing space and art galleries. There are lots of ways to get involved for people of all abilities including weekly club nights, group taster sessions or one-to-one tuition from the leading instructors in the country.… Read more

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15Jan/150

New Club for Co Derry

ACCAgivey CC, a new club in Co Derry, was officially launched a short time ago and is already attracting new members. The club is based west of Garvagh and uses the Glenullan Community centre as its base.

The name of the club is taken from the local river, The Agivey which is a tributary of the Bann and well known as a fine wee salmon river.

The  club committee invited me, as Development Officer, and Tommy Lamb as Chairman of Cycling Ulster to come along and answer their questions.… Read more

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12Jan/150

Great Night’s Craic at Ulster Awards Evening

groupAlmost 160 people showed up for the Ulster Awards evening which was held in the White River Hotel in Toome on Saturday night. If the National CX Championships were not taking place the following day this number would have been much greater as we received many apologies.

It is very heart-warming for both the Cycling Ulster Executive and for the promoters of our championships to see how people value these championships and are proud to receive an Ulster medal. It is especially good that so many of our young riders came along to receive their awards.… Read more

11Jan/150

Ulster Riders Clean Up at CX National Championships

It was a good day for Ulster at the McNally Swords promotion of the 2015 National Cyclocross Championships in the Ward River Valley Park. In a close fought battle David Montgomery of Chain Reaction Cycles took on an in form Glen Kinning of Kinning Cycles. For the first hjalf of the race these two were neck and neck. Unfortunately Glen got material stuck in his gears and when he cleared the debris rode hard to make up lost time. He then cramped badly and struggled on maintaining his second placing from Tim O'Regan (DID) until the closing stages.… Read more

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9Jan/150

National CX Starting Grids and Line-up

The National Cyclocross Championship takes place this Sunday in Swords promoted by McNally Swords CC . The event has attracted a large entry across all categories and all is set for an exciting day of racing.

The full entry list and the starting grids can be downloaded at the end of this article. All riders are reminded that these races are being run in accordance with Cycling Ireland Rules. Please remember to bring a print out or screenshot of your 2015 licence. A PDF is available on your Cycling Ireland online account and would have been sent out along with your receipt from Cycling Ireland.… Read more

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7Jan/150

Shenna Takes to the Boards in Manchester

aRound two of the revolution took place on the 22nd November in the Manchester national cycling centre, ‘The home of British cycling’.

After a long journey we arrived early in Manchester with a lot of time to kill as I wasn’t on till the evening session. I decided to sign on early and was given my riders pass to go in and out of the track centre when I wanted. As I was signing on Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell and the USN team from Wales arrived; it seemed so surreal that they were cueing behind me to sign on the same piece of paper as me!… Read more

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6Jan/150

Final Reminder Ulster Awards Night Saturday Night

The Ulster Awards evening will take place this coming Saturday 10th January in the White River Hotel in Toome. Special guest for the evening will be the President of Cycling Ireland, Denis Toomey. Other invited guests include Jack and Rea Watson, Morris Foster and Alan Mark. The meal is down for a 7.30 start so we would ask everyone to be there for 7.00pm so that we can begin promptly.

Final numbers need to be with the hotel by tomorrow morning so if anyone is still considering coming along they would need to reserve their place today.… Read more

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