VCI Club Rides 16/17th September

Now that the racing season has drawn to a close, numbers on the club rides are set to rise. Saturday club rides 16th we had as normal an A and B ride setting off from Scarva tea rooms, the normal 9.03 and the Leisure group. For the first half of Saturdays run saw Jenny and…

A Cycle for John

Sunday 17th of September we had VCI member Martin taking part in a the Charity Sportive “A Cycle for John. A few words on the Sportive from Martin below. “A cycle for John” Sportive (in memory of John McNally) A good turn out on a sunny morning, leaving from Sally McNallys through Hamiltons Bawn into…

Giants Causeway Coastal Sportive

Club member William Strain took part in the Giants Causeway Coastal Sportive, below he gives his account of the day. On Saturday past, I took on my toughest challenge to date – the Giants Causeway Coast Sportive. Since I started cycling (about 18months ago) this event had been right at the top of my bucket…

Keevan Autumn Classic

Saturday 9th of September we had members Mark Johnston and Gordon Brown taking part in Keevan CCs Autumn Classic A4 and Ladies open race. This was a brand new race for this season and consisted of 9 laps of a 4.6 mile course which was fairly flat. Rider Mark Johnston give his account of the…

A message of thanks

The Iveagh 50 sportive wouldn’t be made possible if it was for peoples kind donations of food stuff and equipment for cooking. Before the event can even take place we need a venue to host it, Banbridge Rugby Club have kindly let us use their club and facilities for the 4th year running and we…

The VCI Mountain Goats

Joshua and Scott Daly aka The VCI Mountain Goats have been in plenty of action this week taking part in 3 hill climb events in a row hosted by local clubs. First up we had West Down Wheelers on Tuesday Evening, their hill climb took place on the Tonaghmore Road, a total of 19 riders…