Exciting racing at the final round of the Ulster XC series

The fifth and final round of the Ulster Cross-country series took place at Davagh Forest, County Tyrone, on Sunday 8 July 2018. This round also doubled up as the final round of the Irish Cross-country National Point Series (NPS). The forest is home to a popular trail centre and parts of the trail network were used today, along with the fireroads and some new natural sections through the trees thanks to…

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Training day for U14s and U16s – Mock exam!

The Cycling Ulster Off-road Commission is launching the fourth of their training sessions for Under 14s and 16s on Saturday 7 July 2018 at Davagh Forest.  We are delighted to have a visiting coach from British Cycling at the event. This session is open to all riders in these age categories. Riders to meet at 10 am on site. The morning session will be skills based using the format of the Inter-regional Mountain…

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British MTB XC Series

More success for Ulster riders British XC series

Phoenix Bike Park in Suffolk was the venue for Round 4 of the HSBC British National XC series which took place on the weekend of 9-10 June.   With Thomas Creighton sitting exams Cycling Ulster had a four rider team at this event.

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Strong racing at Lady Dixon Park

Round 3 of the Irish Cross-country Mountain Bike National Point Series (NPS) took place on Sunday 17 June 2018 at St. Thomas and Lady Dixon Park in south Belfast. This event, hosted by Xmtb, doubled up as Round 4 of the Ulster Cross-country series. The club wish to thank Belfast City Council for their ongoing support of cycling. The recent dry weather had left the park in great condition with…

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Third training day for U14 and U16 riders

The Cycling Ulster Off-road Commission is launching the third of their training sessions for Under 14s and 16s on Saturday 16 June 2018 at Lady Dixon Park in Belfast. This session is open to all riders in these age categories. Riders to meet at 10 am on site. The morning session will be skills based using the format of the Inter-regional Mountain Bike Championships. NOTE: For this season the training will include individual…

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Another successful XC race at Drumcairne Forest

Round 3 of the Ulster Cross-country Mountain Bike Series took place at Drumcairne Forest Park on Sunday 20 May 2018. This was the third year that local club Island Wheelers had hosted an event in this location and they had been busy developing the structure of the tracks and the set up of the site. Thanks to the Northern Ireland Forestry Service for their permission and support. The course had…

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Expressions of Interest for 2018 Inter-Regional MTB Championships

Expressions of interest are sought from Youth riders (Boys & Girls) interested in being considered for selection for the UK Inter-Regional Mountain Bike Competitions which will take place on 15-16 September 2018 at Hadleigh Park, Essex. This event is for Ulster riders in the Under 14’s or Under 16’s age categories.  Ulster will be up against 13 other regions from across Great Britain.  Riders must be able to travel over to…

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