Cycling Ulster
9Aug/150

A busy weekend ahead for leisure events on 15-16 August

On Saturday 15 August Ballymena Road Club is hosting the Billy Kerr Sportive, Dunloy CC is hosting their Kids Fun Day and Drumquin CC is hosting the Killeter Fair Charity Cycle. On Sunday 16 August Foyle CC has its Inishowen 100, Killinchy CC is running the Killinchy 150, Four Masters is running the Knockalla Tour, Saddle Rock CC has a Fundraiser, Bann Valley Road Club has the Tour of the North Coast and BCC Camlough has its Hog Run. … Read more

9Aug/150

Tour of Omagh – 3 day – results from day 1 and 2

The SPAR Tour of Omagh 2015 is widely recognised as one of the best A4 stage races in Ireland, will follow a similar format to previous years with three road stages and a time trial stage. Stage 1 kicked off on Friday 7th August, with 129 riders tackling a 45 mile circuit, passing through Castlederg before tackling Scraghey mountain and then making the return journey into Omagh. A full report and pictures to follow.… Read more

7Aug/150

Off-road commissaires course – 29 & 30 August 2015

In order to run off-road events we need to have trained commissaires to ensure that rules and regulations are adhered to. The Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission has arranged for a UCI commissiare to come over from England to train willing volunteers in the disciplines of downhill, cross-country and cyclo-cross. … Read more

7Aug/150

Thrilling finale in prospect for Seat Super 7 Series

Following Monday evening`s display of class by versatile Banbridge rider Gareth McKee, who dominated the Titanic Quarter Club`s `unique` event in Belfast, there were no changes in the top three overall positions in the Seat Series, with Darnell Moore the highest placed rider to increase his points tally to put him in to 4th place going in to the final round.… Read more

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4Aug/150

Expression of interest in Inter-regional MTB Championships

Expressions of interest are sought from Youth riders (Boys & Girls) interested in being considered for selection for the Inter-Regional Mountain Bike Competitions which will take place on 18-20 September 2015 at Hadleigh Farm in Essex. … Read more

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4Aug/150

Podiums for Banbridge riders at Castlewellan

Castlewellan Forest Park in County Down played hosted to Round 4 of the Ulster Cross-Country Mountain Bike Series. This event doubled up as the 5th and final round of the Irish National Points Series (NPS). Hosted by Banbridge Cycling Club under the guidance of event director William Mulligan, the team of volunteers had prepared a course which started in front of the castle and used the adjoining forest utilizing natural trails, fire roads and official trail centre trails. In the lead up to the race there had been a mixture of dry and wet days which made the natural trail sections quite slippery.… Read more

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4Aug/150

Entry open for the John Begg’s Memorial Road Race – 15 August

Pre-registration for the 2015 John Begg’s Memorial will open on Tuesday 4th Aug at 9 pm via EntryCentral.com. The event, which will take place on Saturday 15th August, will host 3 separate races; an A1/2/3/J race, a dedicated A4 race and an Over 50’s race.… Read more

3Aug/150

Strabane Canal Crit – Wednesday 5 August

Strabane Lifford Cycling Club is holding its second town centre cycle, this Wednesday the 5th August 2015. The event consists of two races to be held in the Canal Basin, Strabane. … Read more

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3Aug/150

27 years of the Madigan GP

Dave Watson (North Down CC) continued his stellar season with another win in yesterdays Madigan Grand Prix in Carrickfergus. The 28 year old Bangor man beat seven others in the finishing sprint with Omagh veteran Paul Mulligan (Caldwell Cycles) second and Mark McKinley (Newry Wheelers) third. … Read more

2Aug/150

Billy Stewart Cup – 9 August 2015

Apollo Cycling Club will be running their annual Billy Stewart event on the Sunday 9th August 2015. Known locally as a sprinter's paradise with it being practically pan flat making it difficult for a break to get away it always draws the fastest A2/3 and 4's in the country.… Read more

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