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 [...]
Dromara CC’s “Hilly” Leisure cycle, which is to be held on Sunday 13th August 2017, is now open for entries! This event has become well established over the years as a popular event on the leisure calendar. A tough but rewarding cycling test, the Hilly is an excellent “target” event for those riders who want a challenging sportive to train for through the summer. This year our chosen charity will be the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team.
This year the event will offer a choice of two Read more [...]
All the best to the team heading the Newry 3 Day. Looks like it is a high quality field so I expect the racing will be hard and fast as always. So keeper between the hedges and upright.......oh and try and snatch a victory or two 😉
Date: Friday 30th June to Sunday 2nd July 2017
Sign on from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at St. Marks High School Warrenpoint
Race roll out 7:10pm, with race start at Narrow Water.
Distance: 35.3 miles
The racing kicks off on Friday 30th June shortly after Read more [...]
For those that don't know last weekend was the Irish National TT/Road Championships held down in Wexford. Its all very well watching these top cyclists race around the roads at the Giro or the Tour but it is very different to put your wheel on the start line beside them. Flying the flag for Dromara CC at the Irish National Road Race Championships was our very own Nathan Mullan who not only started the race but delivered a super performance to take 41st place. I thought it would be nice to throw a Read more [...]