The Tour of Ards, McCann Cup and Breffni Wheelers time trial are the competitive events scheduled for the province this weekend.
Boyd Rice Solicitors Tour of Ards – 23rd March
A star studded field of riders is due to line-up in Newtownards on Saturday for one of the premier one day races in the province, the Boyd Rice Solicitors Tour of Ards.
The full entry list for the race can be viewed here
Ards Cycling Club wish to thank Newtownards based solicitors Boyd Rice Solicitors who have chosen to sponsor our established ‘Spring Classic’ which will see 80 riders race around the beautiful Ards Peninsula for the coveted Tommy Brown Memorial Trophy. Again we have the support of the PSNI motorbikes to assist with the running of the event. Thanks to Victory Chimp who are providing the winners jersey and to our club sponsor Romas Bar and Bistro Newtownards.
The route can be viewed here. Total distance is 125 km.
Total prize fund is £750 with £175 for the winner.
Race HQ – St. Patricks Parish Hall, Victoria Avenue, Newtownards
Sign on – 9:30am – 10:20am
Roll out – 10:50am
McCann Cup – 24th March
Breffni Wheelers 10 miles Time Trial – 24th March