Cycling Ulster
1Aug/140

Upcoming leisure events this weekend

Details of the Freewheelers Lough Neagh Charity Cycle and the Tour of the Glens is shown below.… Read more

1Aug/140

Jeffers wins the Ernie Magwood 10 mile TT

On Sunday 27th July 2014 East Tyrone held their 4th annual Ernie Magwood Memorial Open 10 mile time trial on the notoriously fast Cookstown - Omagh Road circuit just 5 miles outside Cookstown. This event has attracted some of the top testers in the country in previous years including Marcus Christie and David McCann to name a few. Obviously the word had spread that this was a fast circuit and, as a result, 56 competitors turned up to sign on representing 22 different clubs.… Read more

29Jul/140

Get Your Event Publicised

There are a number of leisure events comng up this weekend including the very popular Freewheelers Tour of the Lough,

Unfortunately we have very few details of these events and we would advise promotors to send the details in as soon as possible so we can promote the event on cyclingulster.com

Send all info to marianlamb@cyclingulster.com or martin@ulsterxc.com… Read more

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29Jul/140

Road Races this Weekend

Madigan Cycles Grand Prix Saturday 2nd August - Pre Entry Now Open
Team Madigan Cycling Club, Carrickfergus will promote the 26th Madigan Cycles Grand Prix at Kilroot near Carrickfergus Co. Antrim starting at 11.00am and finishing at around 1.15pm on Saturday 2nd August. Sign-On and Changing / Showers etc. will be in the new Eden Community Centre, Beltoy Road, Kilroot. Note this is on the site of the old Sports Pavilion at Beltoy Road as used for previous Madigan GP events over many years.
Pre-entries for the A and B races are now open.… Read more

27Jul/140

Strong fields of riders at the Ulster Youth Championships

Clann Eireann Cycling Club promoted the 2014 Ulster Youth Cycling Championships on Saturday 26 July around the Craigavon area. The programme of events included time trials and road races for the age categories - Under 12s, Under 14s and Under 16s. In the morning the time trials took place on the Brownlow Road along a circuit of approximately 1.5 kilometres. … Read more

25Jul/140

Phoenix CC hosts successful open 27 mile TT

Phoenix Cycling Club put on an open time trial on Tuesday 22nd July 2014. The original venue at the Airport Road at Moira was considered to be too busy to host a safe event and the race committee decided to change the location to the Nutts Corner Circuit. The layout was of a circuit TT taking in just over 3 laps to make up a distance of approximately 27 miles using the Seven Mile Straight and Long Rig Road.… Read more

25Jul/140

Downey Takes Silver in European Track Championships

Irish cyclist Mark Downey has won a silver medal in the Junior Men's Points Race at the UEC European Track Championships in Anadia, Portugal, tonight. Downey, along with teammate Fintan Ryan, qualified for the final of the Points race earlier today, and after an aggressive start to the 25km (100 lap) Final, Downey lapped the field with GB's Gabriel Cullaigh and eventual winner Corentin Ermenault (FRA). This is the second Irish silver medal of the Championships, with Josie Knight finishing second in the Junior Women's Individual Pursuit on Tuesday.… Read more

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25Jul/141

Martyn Irvine Official Flag Bearer at CWG

Top cyclist Martyn Irvine has been selected as the official flag bearer for  Team Northern Ireland at Wednesday's opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014.

Irvine (29) from Co. Down is a bronze medallist from the 2010 Commonwealth Games (Delhi) in the Team Pursuit and represented Ireland in the 2012 Olympics in London. 2013 was a phenomenal year for the United Healthcare Pro Cycling team member winning Gold in the UCI World Track Championships Scratch race.

Irvine had a tough year though following this as he broke his femur shortly after the World Championships.… Read more

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25Jul/140

Rescheduled Women and Vets National Cycling Championships 2014

Lakeside Wheelers Mullingar would like to announce that the postponed national cycling championships for Women and Vets have been rescheduled for Saturday 20th September 2014 in Multyfarnham, Co. Westmeath.

Both races will be held on the route used for the Elite men's race and we are delighted to say we will have closed roads for both events.

Following a very tragic accident on the morning of the original date for the championships we were forced to postpone the events due to circumstances beyond our control. Since then we have been working with Cycling Ireland, Westmeath County Council, Gardai and Civil Defence to rearrange a suitable date on the same race route.… Read more

25Jul/140

Strong performances at the Ulster 25 mile TT championships

BannValley Road Club promoted the 2014 Ulster 25 mile time trial championships on Saturday 19th July 2014 at Clady. Sean McIntyre won the mens Ulster 25 mile time trial championships at Clady in a time of 54 minutes and 9 seconds. It was a very close contest for the top three as silver went to Stephen colbert (Colbert Cycles) just five seconds slower and Belfast teenager Daniel Stewart (East Antrim) was third at seven seconds. … Read more

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