Calendar

Full Calendar below

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.            

Velo Club IVEAGH 2018 Events Summary

Event   Date Time Distance Format Location Remarks
1 05 Apr Thu 1830 – 2030 10 mile 2 Up TTT Rathfriland Rd, Banbridge  
2 08 Apr Sun 1000 – 1500 45 mile Sportive – Iveagh Classic Start/Finish Banbridge Rugby Club,
3 19 Apr Thu 1830 – 2100 10 mile ITT Plantation Rd, Gilford
4 03 May Thu 1830 – 2100 10 mile ITT Markethill Rd, B3  Tandragee
5 17 May Thu 1830 – 2100 15.5 mile ITT Rathfriland Rd, Banbridge

 

6 6 Jun Wed 1830 – 2100 25 mile RR Kinallen Area

 

Event 1 Block 1 BICL

Host Club BCC (4/5 marshals req,d}

7 13 Jun Wed 1830 – 2100 TBC ITT Start A1 Flyover Castlewellan Rd, to McCoys corner back via Cattlehill, Warringsford Rd, Drumneath Rd Event 2 Block 1 BICL

Host Club VCI

8 20 Jun

Wed

1830 – 2100 25 mile RR Annaclone Circuit Event 3 Block 1 BICL

Host Club BCC (4/5 marshals req,d}

9 27 Jun Wed 1830 – 2100 15.5 mile 2 Up TTT Rathfriland Rd, Banbridge

 

Event 4 Block 1 BICL

Host Club TVR

10 05 Jul Thu 1830 – 2030 1 mile Hill Climb Start Jct Cloghoge Rd / Ballyshiel Rd,
11 19 Jul Thu 1830 – 2100 20 mile Aussie Pursuit Rathfriland Rd, Banbridge

 

12 8 Aug Wed 1830 – 2100 25 mile RR Route TBC Event 1 Block 2 BICL

Host Club BCC (4/5 marshals req,d}

13 15 Aug Wed 1830 – 2100 TBC ITT Route TBC Event 2 Block 2 BICL

Host Club TVR

14 22 Aug Wed 1830 – 2100 25 mile RR Route TBC Event 3 Block 2 BICL

Host Club BCC (4/5 marshals req,d}

15 29 Aug Wed 1830 – 2100 TBC 4 Up TTT Route TBC Event 4 Block 2 BICL

Host Club VCI

Notes:

  1. TTT – Team Time Trial
  2. ITT – Individual Time Trial
  3. RR – Road Race
  4. All marshals and competitors are reminded that the marshal has no right to stop traffic and can only warn or advise motorists and other road users of the activities. Riders are ultimately responsible for their conduct and movements on the road.

 

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