This weekend there is a mixture of events happening in Ulster. On Saturday there is the Billy Kerr sportive. On Sunday the Killinchy 150 run takes place as well as BCC Camlough's The Hog Run and the Tyrone Road Race Championships.… Read more
It is with great regret that the Cycling Ulster Executive had learned of the death today of Wallace McNaul from Ballymoney. Wallace was a well known figure in Irish Cycling and was particularly interested in the development of Youth and Women's cycling. He also had a deep seated love of the local Time Trial Scene. Wallace was a member of Team Route and is an Honorary Life Member of Cycling Ireland along with peopel such as Stephen Roche and Sean Kelly.
The Executive would like to extend its deepest sympathies to the family and Friends of Wallace at this sad time.… Read more
The fourth and final stage of the 2014 Newry 3 day took place on Sunday 10 August and was the hardest stage of all, 70 miles in torrential downpours left over from ex-hurricane Bertha. … Read more
Marcus Christie Takes Senior Ulster 10 mile TT Title
Church Island Cycling Club hosted the Ulster 10 mile Time Trial Championships on Sunday 10th August 2014 on the A2 Toome course. Conditions were simply horrendous with most of Britain and Ireland under the wake of the ex-hurricane Bertha coming cover the Atlantic. Very heavy rain but with little wind meant for persistent downpours. Of the 100 pre-entered riders there were 82 finishers.… Read more
The Tour of Knockalla was hosted on Sunday 10 August 2014 by Rathmullan CC. Two races were put on with the main A race competing for the White Harte Cup. Michael McBride of Errigal CC took the win with Rory Devlin (North Pole CC) second and Eugene McBride taking third.… Read more
Saturday 9 August 2014 had two stages for the Newry 3 day hosted by Newry Wheelers. In the morning there was a 85 km road race around Hilltown, in the afternoon there was a 6 km time trial along the carriageway from Narrow Water Castle.… Read more
The Ulster 10 mile Time Trial Championship will take place on Sunday 10th August 2014 on the A2 Toome course promoted by Church Island Cycling. Sign-on will be at Erin's Own GAA Clubrooms, Shore Road, Toomebridge from 8:30 until 9:30 with the first rider off - 10:01am.… Read more
On Tuesday 12th August Phoenix CC will host The Jimmy Devlin “25” time trial on the Woodgreen (A26) course. The “Jimmy Devlin” is usually a “10” run in June but this year torrential rain meant the event had to be cancelled after many riders had already started.… Read more
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