Cycling Ulster will be represented in the 1.2 UCI ranked Rutland-Melton Cicle Classic in the UK this coming weekend. The Ulster team will line-up against a stellar international field including a dozen UCI Continental registered teams as well as Britain’s top domestic-based teams.

The 190km race provides the Cycling Ulster selection with an excellent opportunity to showcase their abilities against some of the best riders in the UK as well as serving as excellent preparation for the upcoming Tour of Ulster and An Post Rás. Recent ‘Best Young Rider’ in the Tour of the North at Easter,
Angus Fyffe has been picked alongside French-based Jake Gray, Belgian-based Craig Rea and home based riders Christopher McGlinchey and Lyndsay Watson.

Angus Fyffe                                                   Jake Gray

Craig Rae

Chris McGlinchey                     Lindsay Watson

The team will be managed by Bryan McKinney.

Secretary of the Cycling Ulster Road Commission, Patrick Withers said “The primary aim of the commission this year was to provide our elite riders with opportunities to compete in high-level events and the Rutland-Melton enables the Ulster team to gain exposure to an international event in advance of the upcoming Tour of Ulster and An Post Rás.”