Inishowen 100

On Sunday 28th VC Iveagh Member Richard (road rascal) Gamble took part in the Inishowen 100 organised by Foyle CC. He gives us a run down of the day below. Sunday the 20th of August saw me meet up with a mate at 8 o’clock inside Templemore leisure complex L’derry. The organisers smiled and weren’t…

Iveagh 50 ‘Goodies’

With just over 2 weeks to The Iveagh 50 we have started to make up the Goodies packs. The first 200 riders that sign on will receive a bottle and inside that bottle there will be an electrolyte tablet, an energy bar and a power gel shot. We are also holding a raffle at the…

10 Mile TT Rathfriland Road

August 17th VCI Hosted a 10 Mile individual time trial on the Rathfriland Road in Banbridge. 12 people signed on the night from 5 local clubs to give it a go. Just as the competitors took there starting positions the heavens opened which made the road surface challenging, we also had a fairly strong head…

Hog Run Sportive

This morning members from VC Iveagh arrived in Camlough for the annual Hog Run sportive hosted by BCC Camlough CC. The warm welcome began before you got to Carrickcruppin GAC with music from Sound Function DJs blasting out from the carpark. Registration was smooth and easy apart from trying to remember the wife’s phone number.…

SOFA to SADDLE

In April of this year, VC Iveagh entered into a Sofa to Saddle scheme in association with ABC Council. The idea and concept was simply, to provide a structured and progressive training program, suitable for all, no matter the level of competence. The end goal, was for the participants to complete a 70 km sportive, on…

Lakeland GP Update

Velo Club IVEAGH were represented with 4 riders in the Lakeland GP, 2 in the A4 race (William Strain and Davey Cartmill) and 2 in the A3 race (Josh and Scott Daly). Set on a rolling course with a drag to the finish, conditions were good for both races. The A4 race was for William only…