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2013 All-Ireland Vets/Junior TT Championships & A3/Junior RR Championships Open For Pre-entry.

Linwoods logoBased in the heart of Co. Tyrone, Omagh Wheelers Cycling Club will promote the 2013 All-Ireland Vets/Junior Time Trial Championships and the A3/Junior Road Race Championships on the 17th & 18th August. Formed in 1999, the club has gone from strength to strength and are proud to bring the prestigious championships to Omagh town with the support of Armagh-based company Linwoods. Linwoods has been in business for over 30 years and manufacture and deliver a range of Premium Bakery, Fresh Dairy and Healthy Super Food products to over 1600 customers daily and distribute their Healthy Super Food range throughout Ireland, UK, Spain and Holland.

Pre-entry for events will open online at www.eventmaster.ie on Saturday 20th July @ 0900. Spaces are limited to 120 riders per event and spaces are expected to fill fast.

Irish National Vets/Junior Time Trial Championships - Saturday 17th August 2013

  • Omagh WheelersDistance: 25miles / 40 km
  • Sign-on: 10:00-11:00
  • Bike-check: 10:30-11:30
  • Start Time: 12:00pm
  • Cost: £20 Seniors/£17 Juniors
  • Location: Youthsport centre, Killyclogher Rd  (off main Cookstown road), Omagh. BT79 7NZ (http://goo.gl/maps/EDtib)
  • Course details: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/239666423
  •  Skinsuits must be either club/team or plain.
  • Riders must wear back/shoulder numbers provided
  • Riders will be set off at 1minute intervals.
  • Junior men (open to A3 and A4 licence holders with “Junior” designation)
  • Junior women (open to A3 and A4 licence holders with “Junior” designation)
  • Veteran men (open to A1, A2, A3 and A4 licence holders with “Veteran” designation)

Irish National A3/Junior Road Race Championships - Sunday 18th August

  • Distance: A3 race - 60miles / 96 km, Junior race – 70miles / 112kms
  • Sign-on: 11:00-12:00
  • Bike-check: 11:30-12:30
  • Start Time: 1:00pm
  • Cost: £20 Seniors/£17 Juniors
  • Location: Halfway House, Tattyreagh Rd, Omagh, County Tyrone BT78 1PZ. (http://goo.gl/maps/vV0Xs)
  • Course details: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/239675073
  • All bikes must be UCI compliant and bike/gear checks will take place before and after the event.
  •  A3 Senior Mens Championships (open to A3 licence holders with ‘Senior’ designation - Vets are not allowed).
  • Junior men (open to A3 and A4 licence holders with “Junior” designation)
  • Junior women (open to A3 and A4 licence holders with “Junior” designation)
  • Riders must wear both back numbers.
  • The A3 race will start at 1pm followed 10mins later by the Junior event.
  • Both events are restricted to a maximum of 120 riders.

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General Information

  • This event is pre-entry only. Online entry will be available via www.eventmaster.ie.
  • The following riders may take compete:
    • Members of Cycling Ireland with relevant competition licence and an IRL UCI code.
    • Members of a UCI affiliated federation with an IRL code on their licence.
    • Riders can only ride one National Championship for any given discipline in that year.
    • One day licences are not available.
    • National Championships are subject to Cycling Ireland Rules and Regulations.
    • Junior riders shall be restricted to a maximum gear roll out of 7.93 meters being the distance travelled by one crank revolution.
    • Where the number of entries does not meet the minimum requirement as set out below, the Championship may not be run without the prior approval of the Board.
      • Senior Championships (Male and Female) 12 entries
      • Junior Championships (Male and Female) 6 entries
      • Veteran Championships 12 entries
      • Refunds will not be available.

For further information contact Stevie McKenna (email: omaghwheelers@yahoo.co.uk , mobile: 0044 7585 965082)

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  1. I assume the lack of a female vet category is an omission not sex discrimination ?

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