Ulster Cycling News

Cyclo-cross Training Day Sunday 28th

With the upcoming Cyclo-cross season about to start in October, the Cycling Ulster Off-road commission have organised a Cyclo-cross training day on Sunday 28th September 2014 at Lurgan Park.  Start time 12 pm with lunch to begin.  Finish 4 pm.

There will be a mix of classroom style talks on the sport, the equipment, race preparation and training, etc before the practical work outside.

There are a unique set of skills for cyclo-cross racing which will include dismounts, remounts, cornering and tackling barriers and steps. There will also be a tour of the course for the upcoming first round of the 2014 series which is being held at Lurgan Park.

This year's training will be geared towards both the "novice/beginner" and those who have raced in the past and want to improve their skills.The training is aimed at those aged 16 or over who will be taking part in cyclo-cross races this year and the cost will be £10 per person payable on the day (£5 for riders aged 16-17)

  • All riders must have a current Cycling Ireland licence.
    (If you need to get one then please contact Martin for advice using the email address below.)
  • All riders to bring along their cyclo-cross bike for the practical sessions
  • A helmet must be worn

In order to help organise numbers for catering purposes, all those wishing to attend the training must pre-register.
Pre-registration closes on Friday 26 September 2014 at 8 pm. Please click HERE to Pre-Register

Report Martin Grimley
Posted by Marian Lamb
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