From reading on the internet I had heard that "Winter is Coming" in fact they have been talking about it all summer. In Dromara CC we are a club who care not about the weather although I may have suggested that Saturday was due to be 25 degrees with the Sun splitting the trees....in fact make sure to pack your sun cream. To start the day we had the Childrens Gymkhana that was held at St Micheals Primary School in Finnis saw a host of young stars take on several courses from limbo to slalom and Read more [...]
Last year was the first year of the Slieve Croob Hill Challenge which would see the very best hill climbers go head to head as well as young and old challenging themselves to complete the 3.3 mile time trial to the top of Slieve Croob. This year with the help from Phoenix Natural Gas, Dromara CC will be putting on a Children's Gymkhana on the morning of the 16th September. This cycling event is for the local youth at Finnis Primary School and starts from 10 am and finishes around 12:30. If you have Read more [...]
For those that dont know Johnny Ward managed to get an opportunity to compete in the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. Rather than just report on where he finished I decided to throw a few questions at him so that it might inspire another Dromara CC rider that it might be crazy to do something like this but it is possible.
Q1 What was the race you did and how did you qualify to take part?
The “UCI Gran Fondo World Championships” it’s a Scratch Race (Cat5 all the way up to UCI pro team) Read more [...]
Dromara Mountain Bike Club Championships
The Dromara Mountain bike league had come to an end and the final mountain bike trophy of the year was on offer. This gives the winner the bragging rights for a year or the rest of the club the slagging rights depending on the individuals involved. The build up was intense what date was the race going to take place? Who was going to compete? What shape was everyone in?
The race takes the format of a handicap system which is set by the club mountain bike Read more [...]