Race Update East Tyrone GP and Stamullan

It was another full on race day for Velo Club IVEAGH, with nine riders involved at two separate venues, At the East Tyrone GP we had 7 involved in the A4 and Masters Race and a further 2 in Stamullan in an Open Race combining A1 to A4. East Tyrone GP Masters – 4 laps…

Message of Thanks

A Quick message of belated thanks to Fegans Farm Shop, whom we missed in our post event article. Situated on the A1 Newry Rd, just a little outside Loughbrickland and serving the local Newry to Banbridge communities, we would like to pass on our thanks for all the Potassium loaded bananna”s kindly donated and made…

2 Up TTT Rathfriland Rd 6 Apr

The first race in this year’s race league, a 2 Up Time Trial using Road Bikes was run  in almost perfect race conditions.  The evening was dull owing to heavy clouds, but essentially,  it remained dry throughout.  The temperature was a reasonable 10c and with only a mild headwind on the return it seemed a…

Race League Rules 2017

So folks with just a few days to go before our Club League starts, its probably worth checking in on our league rules. The rules are their more as guidance and with the emphasis of our league on good healthy competition, we hope to bring a good measure of friendship along with friendly rivalry. Club…

Iveagh Spring Classic KOM & QOM

As part of the Iveagh Spring Classic, most will recall that pre event advertising and a pre start announcement was given to inform participants that a Segment using Strava was to be set. With many options, on this occasion we used the Slievenaboley Road, on the approach to Windy Gap. The aim was to create…

Sofa to Saddle

With the huge rise in cycling interest, many council groups within the UK have come on board to promote cycling as both environmentally friendly and a massive step towards a healthy lifestyle. As cyclists within a club we all fully understand the enormous pleasure of fellowship and the satisfaction of setting and reaching goals. That…