VCI Racing Round-Up (March 2022)

The Cycling Ireland Open Racing Calendar got under way on Saturday 05 March, with local club Banbridge CC hosting the Travers Engineering Annaclone GP. Traditionally a gruelling test of winter fitness, we had 4 riders representing the club – Gareth and Stevie in the A2 peloton and James and Pete in the A3s. With this…

Lurgan Park CX 2019

Sunday past was the start of the Ulster Cyclo-Cross League, with Apollo CT hosting Round 1 at Lurgan Park. The 24 hours of rain prior to the event resulted in a muddy, waterlogged course – apparently this is ideal for cyclocross; but not for the car interior!!! Two junior VCI members (Ben & Charlotte Seffen)…

VCI Ripping it Up

Katesbridge Loop 15.5mile ITT Round 6 in the BICRL was full blooded affair with our club riders looking to keep the moment of several good weeks now in both club level and open level racing. A little cooler than previous weeks and with  some light rain and wind, this was not enough to deter club…

BICRL Kinallen RR -10 August

The Banbridge Inter Club Race League hostilities began again in earnest on Wednesday past (10 Aug), with a return to Kinallen for the second race on the circuit and event 5 of 8 in this year’s series. With mixed weather and a promised Indian Summer still a fair bit away, this event would prove 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…

Belated Acknowledgement

As a fellow contributor on the Club website, modesty has prevented Mark or Jonto to most, make comment or entry, regarding his recent race successes. Most knowing Mark will agree he is one of the most hard working riders within the club, working hard at his training throughout the year with selfless commitment and always…