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Cycling Ireland Press Release – National Squad for Ras

Irish Team to Compete in An Post Rás from 22-29 May   Cycling Ireland will be fielding a National Team in the An Post Rás which takes place from the 22-29 May. With this being the first time since 2011 that an Irish National Team has been entered in the event, the...

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McGlinchey keeps on winning.

McGlinchey keeps on winning.

There was no stopping Chris McGlinchey (Chain Reaction Cycles) who continued his run of good from following his Easter win in the Ras Mumhan, when he scored a fine solo win in Sunday`s popular PJ Logan event in Coalisland. He rode away from Glenn Kinning to add the PJ...

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Watson shines at Cicli Sport

Reigning Ulster Road Race Champion Dave Watson (North Down CC) continued his run of good form in winning the Cicli-Sport GP in County Tyrone on Saturday 2nd April. The popular event around the Loup, saw a full programme of races throughout the day, with Juniors...

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Easter round-up. McGlinchey conquers Ras Mumhan.

Easter round-up. McGlinchey conquers Ras Mumhan.

With three stage races all taking place across Ireland, it was a busy weekend for Cycling with Ulster riders in action in Ulster (The Tour of the North), Leinster (The Gorey 3-day) and Munster (Ras Mumhan), with representation on national teams in the latter two...

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Gilmore sprints to victory in Carn Classic

Gilmore sprints to victory in Carn Classic

20th March. Following 90kms of racing, the Carn Classic in Maghera, came down to a sprint finish from a 9-man group, which saw Team Madigan`s Curtis Gilmore edge the win ahead of Dunloy CC`s Jonathon Dooey, with Peter Morrison (Velo Café Magasin) third. A full range...

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Photo gives Caldwell win to Watson.

Photo gives Caldwell win to Watson.

Saturday 19th March Following a 3rd place in the Tour of Ards followed by a 7th place in the opening National Series round the previous week (Ras Luimni) in Munster, Chain Reaction Cycles rider Chris McGlinchey was surely fancying his chances for a win when the...

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Close finish in Danny Boy sees Heaney on top.

Close finish in Danny Boy sees Heaney on top.

Danny Boy Races. 13th March. A photo finish was needed to separate two of Ulster`s top Juniors at the finish of the Danny Boy races in Feeny, County Londonderry, on Sunday 13th March promoted by the Roe Valley Club. Having consulted the camera, it was Nicolas Roche...

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Aiken again in Tour of Ards Ulster series opener 12th March

With two wins under his belt already in the opening weeks of the 2016 season,  Roger Aiken was again on the top step of the podium in the opening round of the Ulster Road Series, the Tour of Ards on Saturday 12th March. The ASEA-Wheelworx man held off fellow escapee...

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Watson opens 2016 account with Haldane win

Watson opens 2016 account with Haldane win

Having been close to the action in early season events, Lindsay Watson (Plush MTB) finally opened his account for 2016 with a fine win in the John Haldane Memorial event in Newry on Sunday 28th February. The popular Newry Wheelers event, run over the Newry-Warrenpoint...

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Aiken`s second win in as many weeks dominates early season

A last minute change of route did nothing to prevent the Asea domination of the Castlereagh CC-promoted John Moore memorial GP at Carryduff, which saw local man Roger Aiken take his second win of the 2016 season in as many weeks. In what was a team effort, Aiken...

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Dublin visitor Morton takes victory in Phoenix GP

Dubliner rider, and National Track Scratch Race Champion, Eoin Morton, made his way to Country Antrim to kick off his 2016 season, and in doing so claimed victory in the hard-fought George Rooney Phoenix GP at Nutt`s Corner. The UCD  rider, who was due to travel to...

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Aiken unstoppable in season-opener

  As usual the Banbridge CC promoted Travers Engineering Annaclone GP kicked off the 2016 Ulster domestic road season, with local man and reigning Ulster and national cyclo-cross champion Roger Akien (ASEA Wheelworx) proving his class by winning a bunch sprint...

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