The Iveagh 50

Velo Club Iveagh shall be hosting their now annual ”Iveagh 50” charity cycle sportive on Sunday 3rd September 2017. The event will consist of two distances, 26.5 mile for beginners and our classic  50 mile route, so we have something to suit all fitness levels and abilities. Both routes will take in some of the…

10 Mile ITT Markethill Rd

The next club event is event 8, an individual test on the Markethill Rd. This is a new venue and runs on undulating terrain towards Markethill from just outside Tandragee. Pre event sign on is 6.30pm with the first off as usual at 7.00pm. Rear lights are requested were possible owing to the unpredictability of…

Club Meeting

A club meeting will be held on Tues 1st Aug in tbe conference room located at the A1 Outlet Tesco. Meeting will commence at 7.00pm. The agenda will include the upcoming iveagh 50, current club runs, winter kit order, departures and welcomes, club charity and other business added to agenda between now and then. All…

Stephen Pepper, Pure Steel

Last Sunday Club Member and Triathlete Stephen Pepper  completed an Ironman event held in the UK in Bolton. This was his first Ironman triathlon and comprised of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile run. This is his story ……… I arrived in Bolton 2 days before the race, injury free and…

20 Mile ITT

The next event in our club calendar is a 20 mile ITT starting on the A1 flyover on the Rathfriland Rd. The route heads away from town and through Annaclone. Staying on the main Rathfriland Rd, the first turn is a left turn at the Cattle Market apprx 8 miles. Then its another left turn…

Hill Climb ITT – 7 Jul

Event 6 in this year’s race league Callendar took place in the hills around Clare a little outside Tandragee. Numbers were down this week likely as a result of a combination of factors, the venue, other local events coinciding, the race discipline and finally several club riders saving their legs for Saturday’s Tommy Given races…