“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…

JD, A Beginning

Last weekend saw the growing numbers now racing in Velo Club IVEAGH colours, continue with a debut ride at Scotstown for John Davison. With an extremely creditable 10th place finish in the A4 Category, we thought we would catch up with John and find out how he’s gone from giving valued background club support to…

Part 1 – Paris to Roubaix Sportive

On Saturday 8th April, Velo Club IVEAGH rider, Mervyn McKeown will take part in a sportive run on the demanding and infamous Paris to Roubaix route. With this quite a sizable step from the normal weekend run, we asked him for some thoughts and details of his plans. What, Where, When and Why? The Paris…

Piece of Mind

Over the last few weeks Velo Club IVEAGH like so many other clubs have been involved in the opening salvo of Cycling Ireland’s Open Level Racing. As all cyclists will know, crash potential is always there on every ride, whether competing, training, on a leisure ride or Sportive. Hazzards are there in abundance and it’s…

NI Biomechanics fit

Today (Saturday 25th) was the third bike fit session for velo club IVEAGH in association with NI Biomechanics. As before each rider was allocated a 60min slot in which to work within. Each rider was then asked to bring the chosen bike in relation to the fitting,  along with shorts and cycling shoes. On today’s…

Traveling with the Pride and Joy

The following story, is no doubt one many will have experienced and therefore can relate to, whilst others may come to experience, as we set goals wide and far within the cycling community. Early February was set as the first of this year’s exploits to mainland Spain. With many airlines offering great deals and options,…