Sunday 25 June 2017 saw Round 4 of the Irish Cross-country Mountain Bike National Point Series being held at Bellurgan Park near Dundalk County Louth. Hosted by Cuchulainn Cycling Club. The Dromara CC MTB squad sent a few members along to add the already quality field of riders. As most you might be expecting the headline suggests that Barry Kellett has managed to find his mtb shoes and sneak an unexpected win. That assumption would be incorrect as Aoife Kellett stole the show with a fantastic performance Read more [...]
The 10 mile TT is an easy event to do you just go as hard as you can to the turn go even harder on the way back. Weight, Clip on bars, aerodynamic helmets, disc wheels, skin suits in fact anything that might just gain you that extra second. Nathan Mullan proved that having a fast set of legs helps as well as he smashed the 24mins for this tough TT and set the fastest time of the night. Brandon Douglas from west down wheelers wasn't far behind with an tremendous time of 24:08. The push for third fastest Read more [...]
They tell me its Summer in Northern Ireland and there should be BBq's lit and 'taps aff', but alas the reality is some what different. The rain started on Thursday and didn't look like it was going to stop but Dromore CC clearly have quality contacts and able to organise the rain to stop just before the start of the race.
With Dromore CC looking after the race they had super marshals that covered the whole route in pretty poor conditions so many thanks to all who helped out.
The race would Read more [...]
The weekend of cycling would start of with some epic racing at Bishopscourt Race Circuit. The first people to put their front wheel on the start line would be the U12's. It would be Aaron Archibald who would produce a very strong ride and take the victory just ahead of Elijah McGinley but the battle for the last podium spot would see a very close sprint between Harry Irwin and Reuben Maitland with Harry nicking the last podium place. Zoe Lindsay who has been riding strongly after a great winter performance Read more [...]
Mid Season Road Race Review
The first few months of the season have been very busy for the Dromara CC road racers, who have been taking part in races all over the county. The season started off with a few early wet and windy races that left the new A4 racers wondering if they would ever get a dry race. It was difficult in early races to know who was riding for which club as half the field were wearing Gabba’s the weather was that bad.
With the season starting in the middle of February and Read more [...]