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Road Commission Announce 2018 Programme & Selection Policy

Road Commission Announce 2018 Programme & Selection Policy

The Cycling Ulster Road Commission have released their planned race programme and selection policy for 2018. The Road Commission are responsible for senior, under 23 and junior males. Road Commission Chairman, Patrick Withers said: “We have set out an ambitious race...

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St. Patrick’s Racing Round-Up

The results for the North Pole CC St. Patrick's Day RR, Derrymacash GP and Annaclone GP can be seen below. Please see separate article on the McCann Cup. North Pole CC St. Patrick's Day RR 17/3/18 A Race A1,A2,A3 and Juniors 1. Mark Potts. Neon Velo 2. Richard Maybin....

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McCann Cup Report & Results

McCann Cup Report & Results

The 16th edition of the McCann Cup took place in dry, but bitterly cold conditions at Fintona on Sunday 18th March. A record number of entries from across the north and south travelled to Fintona for the popular race sponsored by Ballmore Services. A full suite of...

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St. Patrick’s Weekend Events

St. Patrick’s Weekend Events

There is plenty of racing action on the roads of Ulster this St. Patrick's weekend as Clann Éireann CC and North Pole CC host events on St. Patrick's Day itself, Omagh Wheelers promote the McCann Cup on Sunday and Banbridge CC host the postponed Annaclone GP on...

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Cycling Ulster Highlight Poor Condition of Roads

Cycling Ulster Highlight Poor Condition of Roads

Cycling Ulster have raised our concerns in relation to the current condition of the roads in the province in writing with the Department for Infrastructure. Cycling Ulster Vice Chairman, Tommy McCague said: "Cycling Ulster have written to the Permanent Secretary for...

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PJ Logan Cup Entry Opens on Wednesday 14th March

PJ Logan Cup Entry Opens on Wednesday 14th March

Island Wheelers are proud to be hosting the 2018 Lowe Bros. Master Butchers PJ Logan on our famous figure of 8 circuit. Once again, we will be hosting a full programme of events with Racing from U12 right up to the Main P.J Logan A1/A2 Combined race. Unfortunately due...

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Promoter for 2019 Irish Elite & Junior Championships Wanted

Promoter for 2019 Irish Elite & Junior Championships Wanted

Cycling Ireland are seeking expressions of interest from Ulster clubs who would like to promote the 2019 Irish time trial and road  race championships (Junior Men/Women & Senior Men/Women). While promoting the blue riband events of Irish cycling is a major...

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Weekend Events – 10th/11th March

Weekend Events – 10th/11th March

The Ulster road racing season pedals into action this weekend after the cancellation of the opening weekend due to the weather. The Spires GP in Ballyronan opens the 2018 competitive events schedule on Saturday with the John Haldane Memorial promoted by Newry Wheelers...

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Annaclone GP Rescheduled for Monday 19th March

Following the disappointment of having to make the decision to call off the 2018 Travers Engineering Annaclone GP on Saturday 3rd March due to the effects of heavy snowfall and freezing conditions, Banbridge CC are delighted to confirm the event has secured a new...

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Cycling Ulster Welcome Minimum Passing Distance Commitment

Cycling Ulster Welcome Minimum Passing Distance Commitment

Cycling Ulster have welcomed the recent commitment from the Irish government to introduce legislation which will mean motorists will have to give at least one metre overtaking distance when passing cyclists in speed zones up to 50 km/h and at least 1.5 metres when...

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CUYA Announce Teams for Scotland

CUYA Announce Teams for Scotland

The CUYA held a training event in Omagh in February and from this riders were selected to take part in  a selection event held on the PJ Logan circuit. This along with the general selection criteria formed the final part of the selection process for the Youth Tour of...

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Tour of Ards Entry Opens

Tour of Ards Entry Opens

Entry has now opened for the Armstrong Auctions Tour of Ards race which takes place on Saturday 24th March. The 140km race is one of the classics of the Ulster cycling calendar and receives full support from the PSNI. The 2018 edition will follow the same route as...

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