Winter is Coming

With cold weather on the way and the dark nights closing in it is time to start thinking about pulling the winter bikes out for the corner and checking all is still in good working order. Visibility is now key so lights are very important coming into this time of year, not only at night…

Banbridge CC Leisure Tour

We had low numbers on club rides this weekend not because everyone took a lazy fit but because most attended Banbridge CC’s Leisure Tour. Forecast unfortunately wasn’t looking great however we still had 7 members take part some doing the long route and some going for the shorter route. Sign on took place in Banbridge…

Blood, Sweat & Gears – Art Exhibition

Velo Club Iveagh member Wendy Mckeown is hosting an Art Exhibition in Banbridge Old Town Hall, opening night 12th of October. Wendy tell us below about the Exhibition and whats on offer. Having been married to a cyclist for a number of years, washing cycle kit was normal, going along to races was duly expected…

Club Runs and Buns

The weekend of the 23/24 September we had our normal clubs runs in action. Saturday as normal we had 2 rides on offer, B group leisure cycle and the A group 9.03. From the A 9.03 group Neil give us a run down of what went on. Now with the racing over, the Saturday morning…

Tony Golden Memorial Cycle

Saturday 23rd September Wendy and Mervyn took on the Tony Golden Memorial Cycle – Passport Challenge. This was a fundraising event, with proceedings going to the RNLI. All cyclists were issued with a passport when leaving the community center in Blackrock – depending on their cycling route option, they will then call to Garda Stations along…

VCI Club Rides 16/17th September

Now that the racing season has drawn to a close, numbers on the club rides are set to rise. Saturday club rides 16th we had as normal an A and B ride setting off from Scarva tea rooms, the normal 9.03 and the Leisure group. For the first half of Saturdays run saw Jenny and…