Weekly Events

There are a number of recurring weekly club cycles which continue throughout the year. In the event of cancellations or changes notice is generally given on club social media outlets. In essence these are as follows;

Wednesday Eve 1830 -2100 (March – September)

This is a group ride aimed at newer members and/or prospective members. Pace is easy and social with the distance approx 20 miles over varied terrain, though is tailorable to the group needs. Meeting point Scarva.

Thursday Eve “Hurt Locker”1830 – 2100 (September – February)

This is a high intensity training session aimed at race preparation.It uses graduated inclines to complete interval work loads on terrain favorable to 4min to 10min work periods. Details of venues and meeting places are provided on social media.

Saturday Morning”9.03″ 0900 – 1300 (All year)

The 9.03 is a group ride aimed at those able to ride at a fairly strong pace (17 – 25mph). It generally covers around 40 – 60 miles over all types of terrain, with the pace will lifting and dropping intermittently. This is a strong tempo ride well suited to those in race training. Meeting place Scarva, includes a coffee/Tea stopalong the way.

Sunday Morning “Bun Run” 0900 – 1300 (All year)

The Bun Run is a group ride with a lower ride tempo, lending itself favorably towards social riding. Terrain covered will be varied weekly. Distance covered is usually 40 – 50 miles. Meeting place is Banbridge and includes a Coffee/Tea stop along the way.

Annual  Events

02 Apr            45 miles             Sportive                    Iveagh Classic

06 Apr             10 mile              2 Up TTT                    Rathfriland Rd

20 Apr              10 mile              ITT                              Castlewellan Rd

04 May             10 mile              ITT                              Plantation Rd

18 May              15.5 mile           ITT                             Rathfriland/Castlewellan Rd

01 Jun                18 mile              Aussie Pursuit       Loughbrickland

22 Jun               20/25 mile        Road Race               Scarva/Gilford Circuit

06 Jul                 TBA                    Hill Climb               Clare Rd Tandragee

20 Jul                20 mile              ITT                            Castlewellan Rd

03 Aug               10 mile              ITT                            Markethill Rd    

17 Aug                10 mile              ITT (non HC)          Rathfriland Rd

31 Aug                 15 mile             2 Up TTT                Loughbrickland Rd

03 Sep                 30/50 mile       Sportive                   Iveagh 50              



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