The Wall – Adventure Duathlon

On Saturday 14th October, VCI Member Gordon Brown took part in โ€œThe Wallโ€ Adventure Duathlon in the heart of the Mournes organised by 26 Extreme. Gordon tells us about the event below. This was my third time participating in this one of a kind event and yet again thoroughly enjoyed it as a kind of…

Palace to Palace

Earlier this month, VCI club member Gordon Brown traveled over to London with his wife Jan and two other friends (Debbie and Alistair Cairns from Waringstown) to take part in the Palace to Palace cycle ride from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle, all in aid of The Prince’s Trust on 1st October. They cycled the…

Winter is Coming

With cold weather on the way and the dark nights closing in it is time to start thinking about pulling the winter bikes out for the corner and checking all is still in good working order. Visibility is now key so lights are very important coming into this time of year, not only at night…

Banbridge CC Leisure Tour

We had low numbers on club rides this weekend not because everyone took a lazy fit but because most attended Banbridge CC’s Leisure Tour. Forecast unfortunately wasn’t looking great however we still had 7 members take part some doing the long route and some going for the shorter route. Sign on took place in Banbridge…

Blood, Sweat & Gears – Art Exhibition

Velo Club Iveagh member Wendy Mckeown is hosting an Art Exhibition in Banbridge Old Town Hall, opening night 12th of October. Wendy tell us below about the Exhibition and whats on offer. Having been married to a cyclist for a number of years, washing cycle kit was normal, going along to races was duly expected…

Club Runs and Buns

The weekend of the 23/24 September we had our normal clubs runs in action. Saturday as normal we had 2 rides on offer, B group leisure cycle and the A group 9.03. From the A 9.03 group Neil give us a run down of what went on. Now with the racing over, the Saturday morning…