With a little under a week to go, the Spring Classic is back in 2018, with the route as hard as ever taking in many of the hardest hills around the Dromara foothills. Its a test at any speed, but this one,, no matter how long it takes to complete, afterwards you can allow yourself…

VC Iveagh’s first event – 2up TT

VC Iveaghs first event of the year will take place on Thursday 5th April. Although primarily a 2 Up event, we are happy to accept Individuals also, whom may be wishing to tune up their aero set ups for events further down the line. Only 2 up competitors are reminded that they are restricted to…

A Dry Run for the Classic

Bun Run Sun 25th March. Tim declared this morning the Bun Runners should road test the Iveagh Spring Classic Route, the club’s feature event scheduled for Sun 8 April. With over 4000ft of climbing it was a good job Kevin had stocked up on extra protein, carbs and liquid, the night before in the form…

A Baptism of Fire and Ice for Colin

I had my 1st A4 race at Derrymacash GP yesterday and it was without doubt an eye opener!  Having done numerous club level races and TT”s, I felt reasonably equipped to take my racing one step further and it definitely helped having that experience. Having spoken to several members and got some pre race advice,…

Spring 60

The Spring Sixty Sportive (Camlough CC) My first venture out on the roads this year after hiding away all winter was the 60km Sportive on Sunday 11th March in Camlough. This year’s charity was the Autism Families Support Group. After registration, a few final checks, a bit of banter and the safety announcements, it was…

St Patrick’s Race Weekend

With the opening races only just passed, its full on this weekend for most categories within the local open race scene, with races North and South for St Patricks weekend. With the beast from the east rumoured to be coming back this weekend, it may again be the very hardest of conditions for those competitors…