The first round of the Ulster Cross-country Mountain Bike Series took place today at Tollymore Forest Park. Host club Dromara CC had been on site for two days preparing the course and the event field. With overnight rain the event field was left quite muddy underfoot and the single track trails were made more challenging with the wet tree roots. Notwithstanding the riders appeared from early on to register and…
Entry now open for the first round of Ulster Cross-country Mountain Bike Series which will take place on Sunday 19 March at Tollymore Forest Park. Click here to bring up the details.
Round 1 of the Xmtb Spring Series took place today at Ormeau Park. Although the morning started dry the predicted wet weather arrived before the start of the first race. The rain went from light to very heavy back to light again. When all racing was finished the sun came out!! Lots of fun in the mud.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Cycling Ulster Off-road Commission took place on Saturday 4 February 2017. The venue was The Seagoe Hotel, Portadown Minutes here
XMTB’s Spring series returns to Ormeau Park on Sunday 26th February 2017. The club wish to thank Belfast City Council for their support and ongoing permission to use the venue. This is a series of 3 mountain bike events aimed primarily at the youth riders from the Under 6s up to the Under 16s. In addition to the normal program, we will be hosting two separate Senior men’s races and…
In 2016 Cycling Ulster had sent a cross-country mountain bike team to the British NPS series. The Off-road Commission is now looking for expression of interest from riders who wish to join this team to compete at the British events in 2017. As per 2016 the team will be made up of a maximum of 4 riders. Age categories are Junior and Under 23 (male or female).
The results table has been compiled for the six rounds of the Ulster XC series. See table here. Congratulations to the trophy winners (marked in green) but also to the many riders for supporting the series. Any queries with the results or series table contact Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Drumcairne Forest is a hidden gem located just outside the County Tyrone town of Stewartstown. Local club Island Wheelers have been hard at work preparing a course around this neglected site which was once the extended gardens of a grand house. The preparation work in the week leading up to the event was going well with the course running dry and hopes of a fast course, however, heavy rain on…
Many thanks to Banbridge Cycling Club for hosting the 2016 Ulster Mountain Bike Cross-country championships at Castlewellan Forest Park. We had dry conditions throughout the day until just after the final rider crossed the line. It was a wet clean up with riders rushing for their cars. A great days racing. Results here
Pre-entries have opened for the 5th round of the National Point Series which takes place at Davagh Forest on Sunday 14 August 2016. This round also doubles up as Round 5 of the Ulster XC series. There is a great pre-view video which is well worth watching. Click here for details.