Ulster Cycling News

Mayor of Derry Launches City’s Crit Countdown

critMayor launches ‘A Night at the Races’* - *Prize fund exceeds £1000 for top amateur cyclists*
For the fourth year running, Derry’s streets will hum from the spin of carbon wheels as Foyle Cycling Club’s annual Maiden City Criterium was unveiled today by Mayor of Derry City & Strabane District Council, Elisha McCallion. With a strong field expected, including top Rás rider Ronan McLaughlin and last year’s A1 race winner, Angus Fyffe, ‘A Night at the Races’ will occur on Tuesday 7 June at 20.00.

Drawing crowds of 100s of spectators since 2012, the race is one of the blue ribbon cycling events to be held in Ulster, and this year the total prize fund exceeds £1000 for the first time.… Read more

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Maiden City Crit Now Open for Entry

With a prize fund of £1,000 across all disciplines, entries are now being accepted for Foyle Cycling Club’s Maiden City Crit, which will take place in Derry City on Tuesday 7 June. The first race is scheduled to commence at 20.00 (8.00pm). For the first time in its history, the event is supported by TourismNI. Foyle Cycling PRO, Ronan Gallagher, said: ‘This promises to be a fantastic evening of cycling for riders and spectators alike. As an integral event of Derry City & Strabane District Council’s BikeWeek Festival, our ‘Night at the Races’ will bring excitement to the streets of the city!’

The Maiden City Criterium is a road race around the narrow, twisting streets of the beautiful city.… Read more

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Thrilling finale in prospect for Seat Super 7 Series

Following Monday evening`s display of class by versatile Banbridge rider Gareth McKee, who dominated the Titanic Quarter Club`s `unique` event in Belfast, there were no changes in the top three overall positions in the Seat Series, with Darnell Moore the highest placed rider to increase his points tally to put him in to 4th place going in to the final round.… Read more

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Strabane Canal Crit – Wednesday 5 August

Strabane Lifford Cycling Club is holding its second town centre cycle, this Wednesday the 5th August 2015. The event consists of two races to be held in the Canal Basin, Strabane. … Read more

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Exciting racing at the Banbridge Crit

Town centre criterium racing returned to Banbridge on Friday night (24 July 2015) as Banbridge CC promoted Round 5 of the SEAT Super Seven series with a good mix of local riders and those who had travelled to maintain or better their high places in the overall league the gathered spectators would be in for an exciting night’s racing.… Read more

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Pre-reg for Banbridge Crit & Teggart Memorial Now Closed: On the day entry still available for some.

Pre-registration for Banbridge CC’s Banbridge Crit and Noel Teggart Memorial promotions, due to take place this Friday (24th) evening and Sunday (26th) afternoon respectively have now closed. With places still available in the main SEAT Super Seven race for A1/2/3/J riders entry will be accepted on the night at a cost of £15. Sign-on for all races at the Crit will be open from 18:00, closing 20 minutes before each race. … Read more


Upcoming road events – 24 & 26 July – Road and Time trial

Banbridge Cycling Club is hosting a crit on Friday night as well as road races on Sunday. East Tyrone Cycling Club is hosting an Open 10 mile Time Trial on the Sunday. Details below.… Read more

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