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…

Weekend Activity

Its another busy weekend for the race core within Velo Club IVEAGH, with club members riding in both the Lakeland GP in Enniskillen (Sat 22) and the Mid Ulster GP (Sun 23)outside Cookstown. Riding the Lakeland GP A4 Race William Strain and Davey Cartmill and in the A3 Race Josh and Scott Daly. In the Mid…

“Everesting” a phenomenal challenge

Recently but not forgotten, one of our club members, put a very interesting piece together relating to a charity event he had taken part in, within the grounds of Stormont in Belfast. Tim Dodds tells us more below of his involvement and of the challenge known as “Everesting” and its purpose; What is it?   Started by…

Iveagh Spring Classic KOM & QOM

As part of the Iveagh Spring Classic, most will recall that pre event advertising and a pre start announcement was given to inform participants that a Segment using Strava was to be set. With many options, on this occasion we used the Slievenaboley Road, on the approach to Windy Gap. The aim was to create…

Sofa to Saddle

With the huge rise in cycling interest, many council groups within the UK have come on board to promote cycling as both environmentally friendly and a massive step towards a healthy lifestyle. As cyclists within a club we all fully understand the enormous pleasure of fellowship and the satisfaction of setting and reaching goals. That…

Killinchy GP (A4) Win for Josh Daly

There was a silver lining for Velo Club IVEAGH today, amongst the showers that threatened the Killinchy GP.  With 8 riders competing and our biggest turn out to date, we had 6 in the Category A4 level (Gordy, Josh, Mark, Davy, Mark and Junior) and 2 at Category A2 (Neil, Dan). With a tough circuit…