Ulster Cycling News

20/08/2016 Ernie Magwood Super 6 :Round 6

The final round of the Ernie Magwood Super 6 Time Trial League took place last night on the Woodgreen course in less than favorable conditions. The Super 6 TT league has been well supported throughout the year and some fast times have been reported especially on the Woodgreen course. This time it was the turn of John Madden to top the leaderboard posting the fastest time on the night with a 20.01 and also giving him the fastest M50 time. Second place went to aspiring Junior, Marc Heaney of the NRPT squad with 20.06 while Rodney Stewart (U/A) continues to impress by taking third with his 20.09.… Read more


Round 6 Ernie Magwood Super 6 TT This Saturday

Round 6 of the 2016 Hayes Fuels Ernie Magwood Super 6 league takes place at Woodgreen on Saturday 20th August.
Sign on is from 09:00 first rider off at 10:00am Riders will require a minimum of a limited competition licence, and also a rear light. (Front light also advisable)
Riders will be issued with a TT rules guideline which will be emailed out with pre entry. Pay particular attention to this. Riders riding in an illegal manner will be excluded for the rest of the season.… Read more

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31/07/2016 Ulster 10m TT Championships Eglinton

Christie Tops the Chart at Ulster 10m TT Championships
Marcus Christie, who broke his own 50-mile TT Irish record last Wednesday night, continued his winning form by setting a course record of 18:34 at the 10-mile TT in Eglinton, County Derry, today. The event, which was hosted by Foyle Cycling Club, saw an impressive field of 70 riders compete across all disciplines. With a strong southerly wind aiding riders on the return journey to the finish, Christie mastered the circuit and had almost two minutes to spare on Chris Hutchinson of Team Madigan in second place with 20:32, and Christian Nachtigall from Belfast club Phoenix, completing the Senior Men's medal list.… Read more


Ulster 10 m TT Championships This Sunday

Marcus Christie, who smashed his Irish National 50 mile TT record (subject to ratification) onWednesday night, will compete in the Ulster 10m Time Trial Championship which is being hosted by Foyle Cycling Club on Sunday. Upwards of 100 top amateur cyclists will descend on the County Derry village of Eglinton to participate in the Championship. The first rider is scheduled to start at 11.30am.

After successfully hosting their Grand Prix on 17 July in Killea, where almost 175 riders took part across all disciplines, Foyle Cycling Club now host the  2016 Ulster 10 Mile Time Trial Championships on Sunday 31 July, in Eglinton, County Derry.… Read more


Errigal Internatioanl Youth Tour This Weekend

The Errigal International Youth Tour is taking place this weekend 30/31 July and 1st August. The 3-day, 4-stage event for under 12,14 and 16 riders includes 2 road races, a time trial and a criterium. Over 240 boys and girls have entered across the three age groups , coming from all across the British Isles, Malta, France, Belgium, Isle of Man and South Africa as well as from all parts of Ireland. With such big numbers Errigal CC will working hard to ensure that there are plenty of volunteers on hand to help out.… Read more


24/07/2016 Ernie Magwood Memorial ’10’ – A29 Dungannon Rd

Christie in Top Form at Ernie Magwood Memorial '10'
On Sunday East Tyrone CC held their annual ten mile time trial in memory of deceased member Ernie Magwood. Twenty one riders took part in the event and thankfully the rain held off for the event.

Marcus Christie of Team Asea was in top form winning the event with a time of 19:56 over a minute faster than Joe McCrory of Carn Wheelers who posted a 22:07. Third place went to another Carn rider, Ali Gribbon with 22:18.… Read more


Up-coming Events Leisure and Competitive

There are a number of events coming up in the next week. These include two time trials, a crit in Strabane and the Leisure event promoted by Castlereagh CC. Full details below.

Sunday 24th July 2016 Ernie Magwood Memorial 10 Mile TT
On Sunday East Tyrone CC will be promoting their annual 10 mile Time trial in memory of deceased member Ernie Magwood who was a great stalwart of the Time Trial scene. The event takes place on the Omagh Rd circuit with the sign-on from 9.00am.… Read more


21/07/2016 Glenshane TT Series Round 4

Craig McAuley of Caldwell Cycles consolidated his lead in the Glenshane TT Series promoted by Carn Wheelers tonight when he emerged as the winner recording a time of 20:13 for the ten mile course. The next three places were taken by the TT specialists of the promoting club namely Joe McCrory, Jonny Taylor and Ali Gribbon. These three have emerged as serious riders in the 'race of truth' and are always near the top of the leader-board in TT events. Ali Gribbon was also the first of the M40 class.… Read more


Round 4 Glenshane TT Series Now Open for Entry

Round 4 of the Ciclisport Glenshane TT Series on the Glenshane Road promoted by Carn Wheelers is now open for entry on www.entrycentral.com. With thanks to the Series Sponsors – CicliSport in Moneymore, a very generous 4 figure prize fund will be available across all Categories for the Series, with small token prizes on the night of each round for fastest Male, fastest Woman, fastest Junior and fastest Master.

Pre-entry is £6, and £8 on the night for non online entries.A reminder that participants will receive league points for every round they enter, and are eligible for overall league prizes.… Read more

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16/07/2016 Ernie Magwood Super 6 Round 4

Round 4 of the Hayes Fuels Ernie Magwood Super 6 TT series got underway on Saturday morning on the Woodgreen circuit. Unusually the traffic was quite busy, for a Saturday as there was a steam engine rally in Ballymena but this did not deter the riders. The weather at Woodgreen was dry with some sunny intervals but with a fair breeze which the riders found a hindrance.However the winner seemed to find this no problem at all as Craig McAuley of Caldwell Cycles, romped to first place with his 20:12.… Read more

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