Ulster Cycling News

Kilbride CC Thank Riders

On Saturday 24th June 153 cyclists gathered at Kilbride Presbyterian Church to take part in the Kilbride Cyclists Charity Challenge. Weather looking good and everyone topped up with a good spread laid on at the start, they headed off through some of County Antrim's most scenic roads. Yet more food laid on at the stop in Glenarm to get everyone over the hills back to Kilbride.
A well earned burger and cup of tea at Kilbride finished off a great day's cycling.
Kilbride Cyclists would like to express thanks and gratitude to all who turned up to support them from club cyclists to individual cyclists.… Read more

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Clann Eireann Youth Racing Tomorrow Night

Clann Eireann will promote  youth racing tomorrow night, Friday 30th, at 6.45pm. The event sign-on is Lurgan Town Hall at 6.30 with an entry fee of £3 for youth riders and £1 for novice riders. More information can be found on the poster below.… Read more

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Newry Three Day Details

Newry Wheelers are delighted to promote the Annual Newry Wheelers 3 Day race.  The event will take place on the weekend of Friday 30th June to Sunday 2nd JulyThe race started in 1987 by local man Noel Mc Kinley and is still going strong. The stage race is one of the most popular on the Irish cycling calendar and has attracted a bumper field with some of the country's finest bike riders. The places filled up fast as riders are keen to compete to try and add their name to the list of previous winners which is no mean feat.… Read more


Cycle for Cancer Awareness

2Mary and Raymond McCartan from Square Wheels along with a grup of friends plan to cycle a toltal of over 550 miles around the coast of Ulster to raise awareness of ovarian cancer. On the 1st July  they will cycle from the Moy to Bangor, a route of approximately 130 miles via Newry and the coast road - Strangford, Portaferry and up east coast to Bangor. The second part of the cycle will be of the north coast on Monday 10th July starting in Larne following the coast line to Magilligan taking in the infamous Torr Head along the way. … Read more

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Street Velodrome in Antrim All Weekend

The pop up style street velodrome is in Antrim, Central Car Park, Castle Mall, for three days offering cyclists and non-cyclists the chance to get on their bikes!  Bikes, helmets coaching and all equipment is provided free of charge so come along and join in.  Family fun skills training including bike checks and taster sessions linked to Antrim and Newtownabbey council programmes will also be on offer.… Read more


Entries closing For National TT and Road Races

If you are interested in competing in the National Road Championships get your entry in NOW!! Registration closes on Thursday 15th June for the Time Trial and on Saturday 17th June for the Road Race - time is running out fast! If you haven't already done so get your entries in for these events. Click HERE to enter.

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TQCC Summer Solstice Sportive & BBQ June 23rd

Titanic Quarter Cycling Club will host its first-ever Sportive on June 23. A unique event for cyclists of all levels, it will take place on a Friday evening and will be followed by a BBQ and entertainment at the home of Belfast Harlequins Rugby Club on the Malone Road, Belfast. All proceeds raised from the event will be donated to the UK Sepsis Trust.

Entry fee for the TQCC Summer Solstice Sportive and BBQ is just £20. The event starts at 5pm for sign-in and the 38-mile ride starts at 6pm.… Read more

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Noel Teggart Races Open for Entry

Pre-entry for the 2017 Noel Teggart Memorial opened on Tuesday 6th June via the Cycling Ireland web portal.  A total of 6 races will be on offer for what looks set to be a busy and exciting day of racing
in Banbridge. The flagship event for the day will cater for A1 & A2 riders covering a total distance of 130km over 7 laps of the well-known Banbridge/Gilford/Scarva circuit.  A separate race will be hosted to cater for the A3 and A3 Junior riders, using the same course but with a reduced distance of 110km  covering 6 laps.… Read more


Final Pics and Roundup of Rás Dhun na nGall

aaThe 27th Rás Dhun na nGall ended on a high note this evening when the race produced its first Donegal winner in the form of 16 year old Conor Halvey from Donegal. Halvey kept a cool head throughout the weekend and never lost sight of the overall goal. He used his knowledge of the roads that he had trained on so often to save his strength when possible and drive on when needed. I think we will be seeing a lot more from this young man.… Read more

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Halvey Delights Home Crowds to Take Final Yellow in Donegal

aThe final stage of Rás Dhun na nGall 2017 produced a Donegal winner for the first tine in its twenty seven year history. The sixty two mile stage took the riders through several loops around Ardara, Glenties and Portnoo before the ascent of Glengesh where the race finished.

With many riders only 34 seconds off the Yellow jerssy attacks came quickly as those in contention tried to make their mark and break the stronghold of the NRPT outfit which had dominated the race so far. Coming to the top of the first KoH at the Nick, Dillon Corkery (NRPT) was out on his own followed closely by Adam Ward (AAA) while the peloton, led by Calvin Moore (Caldwell Cycles) and Conor Gallagher (Castlebar CC) put down the hammer and gave chase.… Read more

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