What a weekend of cycling from Dromara CC that would see Dromara marshalled by Dromara CC in support of the John Beggs Memorial hosted by Banbridge Cycling Club followed the next day by Dromara CC putting on one of the toughest Sportives around - The Dromara "Hilly".
Let us start on the Saturday at the John Beggs Memorial race which would see Great weather, Great racing ,Well marshalled and great food at the end.
In the A3/Jnr Race Jack Ferguson and Aaron Watson rode strong all race staying Read more [...]
It was quite a weekend of cycling activity at the weekend and on Sunday in Castlewellan the Banbridge Cycling Club held the Ulster MTB Championships. The weather was sunny/raining/sunny/raining/sunny so perfect conditions for the MTB. The competition at all levels was as fierce an I have ever seen it so you needed to be at the top of your game even to think about medalling.
The first race of the day was of course the U6's race where the young talent starts. Dromara CC youth saw Alexandra & Read more [...]
Last weekend saw Darren McCann, Neil Armstrong, Brian Kellett and Johny Ward head off to the first stage of the Tour of Omagh Three day. Managed to get a few reports from them to give you an insight on how it went:
Ward takes tumble at Tommy Givan chipping the old elbow and generally complaining about stuff hurting. With the Three day closing in it was time for some light turbo work and staying upright...I mean healthy to get to the start line. Kellett and Armstrong tested out Read more [...]
All the best to Darren McCann, Neil Armstrong, Johnny Ward and Barry Kellett as they make up the Dromara CC Team to storm the Omagh 3 day.
Getting underway on Friday evening; the first stage takes the riders on a 43 mile route. There are three KOH points; the long climb of Scraghey on the menu.
The following day, Saturday, is a split stage with a flat 2.5 miles TT in Omagh in the morning. That is followed by a 46 mile road stage in the afternoon.
And though there are just two KOH points Read more [...]
When i left home the sun was shining and it looked great for a night of racing......by time I go to the start line the heavens had opened and everyone was hoping it would stop. Just a quick shower I heard a few people say.
With the marshals in place and time keepers at the ready the first group lined up ready to go. Groups are always difficult to gauge because the number of unfit riders/haven't been on the bike all year riders/ im not in form riders/ i'll be lucky to do one lap riders who seem Read more [...]