L’Etape du Tour 2018

Most within Velo Club IVEAGH and many outside are aware of Mervyn McKeown and his ambitions to find new challenges. In 2017 he travelled to France and took part in what most would refer to in amateur cycling, as a “bucket list” challenge, when he rode and completed a sportive over the infamous, Paris to…

Its Good To Talk

Dates for your Diary Ye good folk of Velo Club IVEAGH, please note in your diary and or smart phone the following dates, which have been programmed for club related meetings through this year. Should a date require to be changed or an adhoc meeting is required, then as much notification as possible will be…

CLUB Welcome

Whilst reeling from intermittent flurries of snow and icy cold weather, 2018 is well underway with many already targeting the early season road races or simply building up the miles after the off season associated with the Christmas break. Planning done and a reasonably full calendar of events, its hoped the club will go forward…

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…