Ulster Cycling News

Expression of Interest in Riding for Ulster in Youth 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 29-31 July 2016 at Cathkin Braes, Glasgow, Scotland.

This event is for Ulster riders in the Under 14's or Under 16's age categories.  Ulster will be up against 13 other regions from across Great Britain.  Riders must be able to travel over to the games on that weekend.

The team can be made up of 4 boys and 4 girls with 1 non-travelling reserve.

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Sun Finally Shines for Rd 3 Ulster XC at Ballykelly

The day started off wet and miserable but still the riders came in droves to Ballykelly Forest where Caldwell Cycles were promoting Round 3 of the Ulster Cross Country League. The club had designed a new and challenging course which was more challenging following the rain. However the sun did eventually appear and the day brightened and warmed. Caldwell Cycles had put much effort into ensuring that everyone enjoyed their experience in the North West and congratulations are due to all those who helped out to provide a great day's racing.… Read more

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Road and Off Road Races this Week

There are two road races on this weekend with Orchard CC promoting both the Armagh Criterium tomorrow night,  Wednesday, and the Groucho GP on Saturday and Newry Wheelers running the Tour of the Mournes on Sunday. In the off road discipline  Caldwell Cycles will be hosting Round 3 of the Ulster Cross-country Mountain Bike Series at Ballykelly Forest. For more details of all these event see below

Wednesday 4th May 2016 : Armagh City Criterium : Orchard CC
The 2016 Armagh City Criterium for A4 riders will take place on Wednesday night and was a pre-entry event.… Read more


Great Racing at Round 2 Ulster XC at Tollymore

26037378514_bf02699ed1_mThe weather was kind to the promoters of the second round of the Ulster XC Series, Dromara CC, as they prepared the course for the weekend's racing. By Saturday morning the hard-working crew had everything done and dusted in time for the afternoon practices. On Sunday morning the real racing began.

As with all the Ulster events there was a full programme of events for the young riders from Under 6 upwards. The U6 event is purely for fun and  is non-competitive. In the U8 girls it was Aisling Smyth of Apollo who took the win from Eimer Heverin (Castlereagh CC) and Beth Campbell (XMTB McConvey Cycles).… Read more

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Weekend Road and Off Road Competitive Events

Orchard CC TT Cancelled
The Orchard CC promoted Time Trial which was due to take place on Saturday 23rd April has been cancelled. This is because the Tandragee 100 is taking place on that day on the same circuit. Orchard CC apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Mid Ulster GP Sunday 24th April
The Mid Ulster GP promoted by Harps Cycling Club will be held on Sunday 24th April 2016. Harps CC will be promoting racing for all categories so it will be a busy day for the club.… Read more


Upcoming Competitive and Leisure Events

Super 6 TT Series Round 1 : Saturday 9th April
The first round of the 2016 Hayes Fuels Ernie Magwood Super 6 Time Trial Series takes place this Saturday on the Toome circuit. Click HERE for a map of the start location and also the course. Riders will require a minimum of a limited competition licence, and also a rear light. (Front light also advisable). All other TT rules apply. No warming up on the course after 10.00am, no passing timekeeper, no drafting or white lining.… Read more


Road Race, Leisure and Off Road Race Events this Weekend

Saturday 2nd April 2016 : Ciclisport GP
The Ciclisport Grand Prix for 2016 will take place on Saturday 02nd April. This is a pre-entry event which is now filled. The Race HQ is the Loup GAA and sign on is from 9.00 to 9.30am. There are races for U14, U16, A1/A2, A3 , A4 and Women. There is no Master's race due to time constraints. Racing starts at 10.0am for U16, U14 and Women.  The Women's race Race is part of the Ulster Women's League. Youth Races are part of the Ulster Youth League.Racing starts at 12.30pm for: A1/A2, A3 and A4

Sunday 3rd April 2016 : PJ Logan Cup
Sign on from 11.30am and will close sharp at 12.45pm at Gortgonis Sports Centre, Coalisland.… Read more


Events this Weekend

There are quite a number of events taking place this weekend with leisure, road racing, off road and time trialling all on the calendar. Details below.

Rnd 1 Ulster XC League Sunday 13th March Craigavon Lakes - Pre-entry now open
On Sunday 13th Apollo CC will be hosting  Round 1 of the very popular Ulster Cross Country Series.Unfortunately there is also a 5k/10k fun run taking place at the same venue. To accommodate both events the senior races will be started later.

Under 16s, Senior 4 men, Senior 3 women, Under 14s – new start time of 13:00
Senior 1 men, Senior 2 juniors, Senior 2 men, Senior 1 women, Senior 3 men, Senior 2 women – new start time 14:15.… Read more


Off Road Spring Series Kicks off Sunday 28th February

xmThe XMTB McConvey Cycles Spring Series returns to Ormeau Park on Sunday 28th February, to open the cross country racing season. The Spring Series is suitable for both children and adults and the club welcomes new riders wishing to try cross country racing, to the event.

Racing starts from 10.30am for the children and from 1.00pm for the Adults. Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms available in the Ozone Complex. Each rider will be entered into a price draw. One ticket will be allocated per round entered. Read more

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Cycling Ulster MTB XC team 2016

In 2015 Cycling Ulster had sent a cross-country mountain bike team to the British NPS series. The Off-road Commission is now looking for expression of interest from riders who wish to join this team to compete at the British events in 2016.  As per 2015 the team will be made up of a maximum of 4 riders. Age categories are Junior and Under 23 (male or female). … Read more

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