Cycling Ulster

Tommy Givan and Ulster TTT Championships Open for Entry

Ulster Team Time Trial Championships Tuesday 5th May
On Tuesday, 5th May, Phoenix CC will again host the Ulster Team Time Trial Championships which will be held over the 25 mile course at Woodgreen. This event is growing in popularity every year and a large entry is expected. A Limited Competition Licence is required as a minimum.

The first team will start at 7.00pm, entry is £21 via Entry Central or £25 per team on the night, teams of 4, third rider over the line will stop the clock.

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Lots of Leisure Events This Weekend

Tour of Malin Head Sunday 3rd May
North Pole c.c. are hosting their annual Tour of Malin Head this Sunday 3rd May starting from  the North Pole Bar Drumfries. (60 miles approx) The Beginner group starts at 8.00am with the main group starting  at 9.00am
Sign on fee is €10 and refreshments will be served afterwards in the bar. Everyone welcome. Helmets mandatory.

Lions 8 Cycling Event Sunday 3rd May
East Tyrone CC will be promoting the Lions 8 Sportive Cycle this coming Sunday, 3rd May.… Read more

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Upcoming RR Events and Ulster TTT Champs Open for Entry

There is going to be a busy week ahead for competitive cyclist with road racing, time trials , Ulster Team TT Championships and the tough Tour of Ulster stage race taking place over the Bank Holiday weekend.

On Friday night Island Wheelers promote their annual races for A3's and A4's but this year have added in racing for Women and 50+ Masters. At the same time the Ambergreen Tour of Ulster Prologue Time Trial stage kicks off at Stormont when riders will race up Stormont Hill in pairs.… Read more


Looking for a Job in Cycling or Just Want Adventure??

Whether you are looking for a job as a full time cycing coach or you want to get away and have some adventure then you should read on. There might be something here to interest you,

Belfast Community Sports Development Network (BCSDN) are currently seeking applicants for a full time cycling coach who will be responsible for delivering cycling activities across Belfast. This is a great opportunity for  a appropriately qualified and highly motivated individual.  Please see full description below and email Emma on for an application pack.… Read more

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Rás na mBan Open for Entries

The event organisers are now accepting applications for Rás na mBan from teams across the globe ahead of the tenth edition of the iconic five-day stage race in Co Clare.

In recognition of the support from British teams for the event and its predecessors over the years, race director Valerie Considine has created a top eight classification prize fund to be awarded at the conclusion of this year's race in Ennis on September 13th.

The top British rider classification will be open to any holder of a British Cycling licence (regardless of nationality code) riding with a British Cycling registered team at this year's event.… Read more


Sallys of Omagh Confirmed as Official Hospitality Partner

Sallys of Omagh have been confirmed as the official hospitality partner for the 2015 Irish National Championships being hosted by Omagh Wheelers CC over the final weekend in June.

Stevie McKenna, Race Director is delighted with the latest sponsor to commit to the event. “Sallys of Omagh have been the long-term key sponsor for our cycling club, and it is fantastic to have them on board as our official hospitality provider for this major event. We believe in doing things to the best we can to the highest quality, as do the Sallys of Omagh team, so it’s a great relationship.… Read more

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Tour of Ulster Brief Route and Start List

The Ambergreen Tour of Ulster kicks off this coming Friday night with a prologue stage at Stormont. Riders will test themselves against the clock as they climb in pairs up the iconic hill.

On Saturday the Tour takes in the scenic roads around County Down as it heads to Newry with no less than six KoH primes and two sprint primes .

On Sunday the race heads from Newry through County Armagh heading for the finish in Cookstown. Again this route offers kots of KoH points for the climbers.… Read more


26/04/2015 Ernie Magwood Super Six Round 1

Round 1 of the 2015 Hayes Fuels EMS6 league took place at Toome on the 26th April. Despite a later start to the season, we experienced 4 seasons in one day. Unfortunately they were, Autumn, winter, winter, and a tiny bit of spring. The riders gathered in decent sunshine, but as usual at Toome and its Lough effected mini climate, the strong winds made things very unpredictable. Generally conditions were slow with strong crosswinds which only assisted slightly on the shorter homeward leg, however the real problem was for the time keepers, who due to the sudden downpours, rain capes fitted over numbers, missed starts, along with the strong winds had a tough job identifying finishers despite 5 people on the line, with 2 separate timers, 2 spotters, and a photographer. Read more


Packed Racing Programme at Mid Ulster GP

There was a full programme of racing today when Harps CC promoted their annual Mid Ulster GP. The day dawned bright and sunny but this was deceptive as it was bitterly cold with a biting wind and temperatures not rising above 6 degrees. This did not discourage the large number of Youth riders who turned up or the women and 50 Plus Masters who were also racing in the morning events.

In the afternoon there were two races on offer, namely a combined A1 to A3 race and a separate A4 race.

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Hills No Bother to Fyffe in Donegal Kermesse

aaFor the second weekend running, the sun was shining on Donegal Bay as the local club hosted their second event in two weeks, the Kermesse race around the village of Mountcharles. Just like at the Sportive the previous weekend, there was some fantastic scenery on offer around the 6.2km circuit which had to be covered 13 times, but the riders had little time for sightseeing once the flag dropped. Instead it was left to the sizeable crowd of spectators who gathered at the top of the tough climb up to the finish line to cheer on the riders and take in the spectacular views over the bay.… Read more

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