VCI @ Billy Stewart GP

Apollo CT hosted the annual Billy Stewart GP on its familiar circuit, just a short distance from Lurgan. Velo Club Iveagh were well represented, with riders in the A2/3 race (Neil, Mark, Pete and JD) in the A4 race (Richie, Gordy B and Colin) and in the Masters race (Gordy M). Great efforts by all…

BICRL Kinallen RR -10 August

The Banbridge Inter Club Race League hostilities began again in earnest on Wednesday past (10 Aug), with a return to Kinallen for the second race on the circuit and event 5 of 8 in this year’s series. With mixed weather and a promised Indian Summer still a fair bit away, this event would prove a…

A long weekend in Omagh

Tour of Omagh presented by Omagh Wheelers and written by club member and participant Colin Abernethy. I was contacted by Gavin from Cuchulainn Cycling Club late on the Tuesday night before the event. One of their riders was injured and couldn’t compete in the 3 day event. Having given Gavin a run down of my…

John Moore Memorial 2018

John Moore memorial hosted by Castlereagh cycling club took place on Sunday 22nd of July. This race had to be rescheduled and normally takes place at the start of the season. Taking part we had Colin in the A4 cat, Pete and Mark in the A3 cat and Neil in the A2 cat. The A4s…

A Quiet Affair

With July recognised as a busy holiday seasonal period, this years hill challenge was as expected a quiet affair. With many on holiday and a local road race to compete against, not to mention hill in our event title, the event was expected to be a low key affair. Replacing an Aussie Pursuit, with a…

Jonto makes the Jump

On Sun ( 8th of July) several members of VCI travelled to compete in the Moynalty GP. One in particular travelled in search of a targeted one point, which would be enough for promotion from A4 to A3. Colin Abernathy and Mark Johnston took to the start line with around 50 others. A field maybe…