The 2016 Spring Off-Road Mountain Bike Calendar kicked off with the XMTB-McConvey CC event in Ormeau Park, Belfast on Sunday 28th February where the sun shone and an excellent turnout competed across all categories.
All-Rounder Glenn Kinning (Kinning Cycles), equally at home on Road, Cyclo Cross or MTBm ran out the winner by a slender 19 seconds from the promoting club`s Graham Boyd, with Barry Kellett (Dromara CC) taking the final podium position.
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Result. `A` Race.
1 Glenn Kinning.     Kinning Cycles.
2 Graham Boyd.       XMTB-McConvey Cycles
3 Barry Kellett.          Dromara CC
4 Brendan Doherty. VC Glendale
5 Scott Maitland.      Killinchy CC
6 David Broome.      Dromara CC

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Women`s Race
1 Beth McCluskey   Orwell Whs.
B Race
1 Gerard Craig          VC Glendale
Junior Race
1 Adam Duff             XMTB
Junior Women
1 Niamh Skelly         Carn Wheelers
Under 16
1 Craig McCarthy     XMTB
Under 16 Female
1 Summer McGibbon Trail Demons CC
Under 14
1 Dean Harvey         XMTB
Under 14 Female
1 Ellie Kelso              East Tyrone CC
Under 12
1 Scott Roberts         XMTB
Under 12 Female
1 Hannah Mullin      Trail Demons CC
Under 10
1 Reuben Maitland  Killinchy CC
Under 10 Female
1 Aine Doherty         VC Glendale
Under 8
1 Curtis McKee         Maryland Whs
Under 8 Female
1 Aisling Smyth        Apollo CT