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…

2 Up TTT Rathfriland Rd 6 Apr

The first race in this year’s race league, a 2 Up Time Trial using Road Bikes was run  in almost perfect race conditions.  The evening was dull owing to heavy clouds, but essentially,  it remained dry throughout.  The temperature was a reasonable 10c and with only a mild headwind on the return it seemed a…

Race League Rules 2017

So folks with just a few days to go before our Club League starts, its probably worth checking in on our league rules. The rules are their more as guidance and with the emphasis of our league on good healthy competition, we hope to bring a good measure of friendship along with friendly rivalry. Club…

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…

Carn Classic

On Sunday afternoon the Carn Wheelers hosted the Carn Classic on the outskirts of Maghera. Weather conditions throughout the week suggested a wet race however, Saturday evening it began to show potential for a dry race and as it turned out, it was a glorious Sunny afternoon, with only a testy breeze to take the…

“In at the deep end”

As most know, locally, Velo Club Iveagh is a club with ambition, yet remains fairly small in comparison to many of the larger clubs within Ulster. Punching above our weight has always been a requirement in order to achieve our goals and attract talent and it’s fair to say, how we operate is key to…