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…

BICRL Event 4 2 Up TTT

This week (Wed 27 Jun) saw event 4 in the BICRL, on the hilly link roads around Loughbrickland, Rathfriland and Banbridge. 4 Events into the series and the good turnouts have continued with 67 for event 1 the Kinallen RR, 46 for event 2 a wet and stormy ITT around Cattlehill, event 3 had 72…

Katriona 3 Day Event

On behalf of Club sponsor Katriona, we would like to bring your attention to this local business, which has given us they’re support over the past 2 years.ย  Based in Banbridge Katriona is a high end fashions outlet for women of all ages. It offers leading designer garments and has a focus on gowns and…

Event 3 – BICRL Annaclone RR

Event 3- The Battle of Banbridge raged on this week in the BICRL. This week it was back to Road Racing with a club version of the Annaclone RR with handicaps and gapped releases to offset ability. This was yet another fantastic event, with all clubs well represented and admin and support second to none.…

Event 2 BICRL – 11.5 Mile ITT Cattle Hill Loop

On the verge of an amber weather warning for high winds and storm Hector, event 2 in this year’s Inter Club series, saw riders met with the initial salvo from Hector. With steady rain and an average 17mph southerly wind gusting to much greater, this was an evening for the brave. Even the local ducks…