Shimna Cross 2019

Last Sunday morning, young Ben Seffen set off to compete at Shimna Wheelers CC Cyclocross event at Donard Park, Newcastle. The freezing overnight conditions after the heavy rain the day before led to a mud fest! With a much improved start (lessons learnt from the previous round) Ben was in 2nd position for most of…

VCI Winter League 2019

Now that we’re officially into winter, the 2019 Winter League has kicked off. The goal of the Winter League is to encourage riders to stay on their bikes over the winter months. In previous years points have only been awarded for outdoor activities, however this year we have modified this to allow for turbo training…

VCI @ World Championships 2019

With the 2019 World Championships visiting Yorkshire, five of our members took the opportunity to arrange a trip to Harrogate to take in the last two days of racing. Unfortunately, a conspiracy between Ryanair and the Passport Office meant we were a man down before departing the Barony of Iveagh, leaving one rocket stuck on…

Hurt Locker 2019/20

With the dark nights now upon us, that can mean only one thing – the return of winter training.  For many, this will involve countless hours spent on a turbo trainer, losing copious amounts of sweat.  However, for the hardier amongst us, the call of the outdoors is too strong – wrapped up in several…

Annaclone GP. 1st of many for one of our new members.

James Dane recently joined the club after attending some of our midweek races and weekend runs.  He has his first bite at A4 racing on Saturday 2nd March at Banbridge Cycling Club’s annual Annaclone race.  It wasn’t the best weather for Jame’s first outing but as always a well run and attended race, with great…

New Sponsor Ballykine on board.

For the new forthcoming 2019 Spring / Summer kit the committee is pleased to announce another sponsor for our new kit.  We are excited to welcome Ballykine on board as our sole shorts sponsor.  Again we would like to thank the members of the committee and Garth at Powerhouse Sport for continual development of our…