If you've been thinking about getting into cycling, now's the time to meet the members of Armagh Down Cycling Club. Next Wednesday, October 26, Armagh Down CC will be holding its annual membership night and it's the perfect opportunity to go along and find out what's on offer.
A warm welcome awaits and you can chat with current members to find out the benefits of cycling with a locally run club, plus there are some fantastic guest speakers - including Irish cyclist and triathlete Bryan McCrystal and Gerard Hughes, owner and proprietor of Cycle Recycle Newry.… Read more
The Hugh Mc Cann Development League final round and Capital Reinforcement time trial league Award Presentations were held at the weekend in Omagh. Omagh Wheelers have been running youth programmes for a number of years and the number of youth involved has continued to grow. This year they added youth specific time trials to their programme as well as youth racing.
There was a terrific turnout of parents and supporters and the key message was encouragement and praise for all participants. This was also reflected in the awards where all the youth riders were rewarded for their efforts.… Read more
Sunday 23rd October - Shimna Anniversary Cycle
On Sunday Shimna Wheelers will promote their anniversary cycle. There will be two routes to chose from namely 30 mile or 60 miles. This should provide a cycle for all abilities. The event costs a mere £5 ans is excellent value for money. Refreshments will be provided after the event. The cycle will depart Newcastle at 9.30am.Sign-on will take place in Newcastle Leisure Centre, 10-14 Central Promenade.… Read more
If you enjoy cycling and are single and would like to meet others in the same situation then the Cycle for Singles event in Dublin could be just what you are looking for. The growing craze for cycling has seen a huge increase in people riding bikes for commuting and leisure but it is difficult to find cycling places which are safe and traffic free. The Cycle for Singles event promoted by the Green Isle Hotel in Clondalkin will provide just that - an afternoon cycle on the traffic free roads around the nearby Corkagh Park followed by a meal and late night entertainment in hotel.… Read more
Phoenix Cycling Club will be hosting Round 3 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series at Lady Dixon Park in Belfast on Sunday 16 October 2016. The club has used this venue over the past 5 years and has seen some great racing around this picturesque venue. The club wish to thank Belfast City Council for their continued support. Racing takes place in the upper area of the park, close to the Malone Road, with great vistas of beautifully laid out flower beds, walled gardens and meadows. The rolling hills make this an excellent venue for cross racing which should lead to some exciting battles all through the riders. … Read more
Foyle Cycling Club's autumn series of beginners' sessions for cyclists commences on Saturday 15 October. Meeting at the Sports Complex and running for consecutive weekends throughout October, the Club is hoping to encourage new people into cycling, as well as those riders back who may have been off their wheels due to injury.
Club PRO, Ronan Gallagher, said it was a great way to stay active through the autumn months: 'the social and physical benefits of cycling are wide ranging, and we all know that during these dark mornings, the exercise levels can quickly fall away.' Explaining the process he continued: 'Potential members can take part in 3 club runs before they need to join the club, primarily for insurance purposes.… Read more
The Donegal Masters Road Race Championships which were due to be promoted this weekend by North Donegal CC has been cancelled. The club apologises for any inconvenience caused but unfortunately the club had no alternative but to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances. The event was last promoted in 2014 and it is hoped that 2017 will see the return of this hard fought competition.… Read more
It is with regret that Square Wheels announce the the cancellation of their 100 in 10 leisure event which was due to take place this Sunday, 16th October. The cancellation is a mark of respect to their member Shane McArdle who died earlier this month. Square Wheels apologize sincerely for any inconvenience caused.… Read more
PLEASE NOTE : Sunday 9th October MACS Revolution Cycle - Moy POSTPONED
Square Wheels regret that, due to the death of club member Shane McArdle, that this event is now postponed until a later date. Ulster Cycling News offers deepest sympathy to Square Wheels and to Shane's Family and friends.
Saturday 8th October 2016 : Run Round the Coast
On Saturday 8th October West Down Wheelers will promote their annual Autumn Soup Run. The Sign on in is Katesbridge Hall from 8.30am and there is a £5 entry fee.… Read more
VC Glendale pulled out all the stops on Sunday to provide a great day's racing for young and old. The cyclocross course included tarmacked areas, steps, and mucky hills which saw a few riders take a tumble. Glendale also managed to turn on the sunshine and it was like a summer's day with temperatures in the 20's. Race director, Brendan Doherty, was hard at work for weeks and spent all day Friday and Saturday in the park digging pits, putting steps in place and generally getting everything set up.… Read more