Stage 1 of this year's Newry 3 day took place on Friday 8 August at Warrenpoint. Over 80 riders had entered and set off along the dual carriageway before heading up Grinan Road hill and then returning to Warrentpoint for 3 short laps along the streets lined with spectators. It was a bunch sprint to the finish line with Gavin Magowan (Dromara Cycling Club) taking the win. … Read more
After 4 years of cycling, three times Cycling Ulster Champion Amy Brice and current leader of the Women’s National League ventures into the mountains to tackle what she quotes as “a huge endurance challenge that will test me to my limit”.
The Haute Route is a relatively new cyclosportive compared to others but has been described by the Haute Route organisers as the highest and toughest cyclosportive in the world. This 7 stage timed event traverses over the greatest cycling terrain in the world.
There are now three events where the Dolomites, Alps and the Pyrenees play host.… Read more
Sean Kelly famous Irish professional road bicycle racer will be attending this event. Sean will be riding the course as well as being available at the start / finish location.… Read more
Looking ahead to this weekend we have 2 leisure cycles taking place on Sunday 10th August. To the west we have the Sperrin Challenge hosted by East Tyrone Cycling Club and to the east we have Dromara Cycling Club's Mourne Sportive and Hilly Leisure Tours. Details below. … Read more
Errigal Cycling Club held the 3rd Errigal International Youth Tour over the three days of the August Bank Holiday weekend (2nd, 3rd & 4th). The multi-stage road event was for boys born 1998 to July 2004 and girls born 1996 to July 2004. Final results are given in the links below. … Read more
The 2014 Irish National Youth Cycling Championships will take place on the weekend of the 23/24 August hosted by Ballymoney Cycling Club. Pre-entry has opened and will close on 16 August 2014.… Read more
Unattached rider David Montgomery broke clear of the field early in the first lap of 3 and rode superbly on his own opening up a gap of almost 5 minutes at one point over the chasing pack, in horrendous heavy rain on the tough hilly 18-mile circuit at Kilroot. He remained in front crossing the finish line 3 minutes 48 seconds ahead of Connor Murphy (Caldwell Cycles) and 4 minutes 35 seconds ahead of Mike Millar (Phoenix CC) and Cathal Smyth (Phoneix CC). … Read more
Newry Wheelers are delighted to promote the 27th edition of their 3 day stage race on the weekend of 8th, 9th and 10th August 2014. This stage race, which is one of the most popular on the Irish cycling calendar, will see over 80 riders compete to add their name to the list of previous winners which is no mean feat. … Read more
Details of the Freewheelers Lough Neagh Charity Cycle and the Tour of the Glens is shown below.… Read more
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