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Ulster Cyclo-Cross Racing.



14 January 2016
Irish National Cyclo-cross Championships 2016 - 10 January 2016 - Tollymore Forest Park, Co. Down
A massive thank you to all the volunteers from Dromara Cycling Club, as well as friends from Shimna Wheelers and Killinchy CC for organising this year's National CX Championships

Report, link to photos and results are given here

 


 


9 January 2016
Irish National Cyclo-cross Championships 2016 - 10 January 2016 - Tollymore Forest Park, Co. Down




Updated Technical Guide (v5) here.

Final list of the riders who have entered here

Spectators can also view the above to get the timetable for the day.


RIDERS NOTES:-
1) In order to take part in the 2016 national cyclo-cross championships riders must have
a 2016 licence either Full or Limited Competition.
2) Riders must also have a UCI code which begins with “IRL”.
3) The event will be pre-entry only with entries closing on Sunday 3 January 2016
4) Cyclo-cross bikes only.  For full details of the technical rules see link here.

The event takes place on Sunday 10 January 2016. 
Venue: Tollymore Forest Park.
Race categories: Senior men, Women, Junior men, M40, M50. 

Race 1: Women, Juniors and M50
Race 2: M40
Race 3: Senior men

NOTE: There will be no support races at this year's national championships - either for mountain bikes or for under 16s.


ENTRIES ARE CLOSED.

Video of contenders here



5 January 2016
Men's A' race - overall league - broken into age categories
The league table for the men's A' race was split into age categories with the results then based on first, second, third in each age category.
Click here to see who the trophy winners are for 2015






17 December 2015
Ulster Cyclo-cross Championships - Maghera - 13 December 2015
Many thanks to Carn Wheelers for hosting this year's Ulster Cyclo-cross Championships.  A new venue in some challenging conditions.
Report, results and links to photos here

 


8 December 2015
Ulster Cyclo-cross series - league table after 9 rounds - here
This table will form the basis of the gridding for the Ulster Championships.

TO FOLLOW - LEAGUE TABLES FOR THE JUNIORS, ESPOIRS, 23-39, M40, M50



 

 



6 December 2015
REMINDER REGARDING BIKE CHANGES
For riders with race numbers attached to their bicycles, bike changing is not permitted.  You can use the pit area to exchange wheels and/or sort out other mechanical issues but the frame must not be changed during the race.
Only those wearing a shoulder number can exchange bicycles during the race - but only in the pit area.


20 December 2015
Round 9 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series - Falls Park, Belfast - 6 December 2015
A great event run by VC Glendale today.
Report, links to photos and results here



 


30 November 2015

Round 9 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series - Falls Park , Belfast
Details about the race and a link to pre-registration here

 


24 December 2015
Round 8 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series - St. Columb's Park , Derry/Londonderry - 29 November 2015
Many thanks to the hard working team from Foyle CC for hosting the race today.
Report, link to photos, video and results here



 

26 December 2015

Round 7 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series - Ormeau Park, Belfast - 22 November 2015
Many thanks to the volunteers from Xmtb McConvey Cycles for hosting the race today.
Report, link to photos and video as well as results here


 

26 December 2015

Round 6 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series - Craigavon - 15 November 2015
Many thanks to the volunteers from Dromara Cycling Club for hosting the race.
Report and link to photos and results here


 

27 December 2015

Round 5 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series - Bangor - 8 November 2015
Many thanks to North Down for hosting the race and to all the volunteers who worked out in the very wet weather.
Report, link to photos and results here





6 November 2015
Round 4 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series - Seacourt, Larne - 1 November 2015
A great event - thanks Team Madigan.
Report, results and links to photos here



6 November 2015
Round 3 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series - Windmill Park, Dungannon - 25 October 2015
A big thanks to Island Wheelers for putting on today's event.
Report, results and links to photos here



 

23 October 2015
Ulster Cyclo-cross series - league table after 2 rounds - here
This table will form the basis of the gridding for Round 3.  Riders must pre-register otherwise they will not be gridded!



 

 

21 October 2015
Round 2 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series - Necarne , Irvinestown, County Fermanagh
Many thanks to Lakeland CC for putting on a great event in a beautiful location today.
Report, link to photos and results here

 



20 October 2015
Phoenix CC Cyclo-cross Trofee event - Sunday 11 October 2015
Many thanks to all the hard-working team at Phoenix Cycling Club for putting on today's race.

Report, link to photos and results here


 



4 October 2015
Round 1 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross - Lurgan Park
Many thanks to host club Apollo CT for organising this round today.
Great weather and great turnout.

Report, results and links to photos here

 




3 October 2015
Some more notes for the race on Sunday at Lurgan Park.

1. There will be no entries on the day for the men's cyclo-cross A or B race.
2. Parking will be an issue.  Please consider car-sharing.  Please be considerate to the residents in Lurgan.  Park legally.  Allow extra time to find a parking space and get to the venue.
3. Sign on closes 15 minutes before each race.
4. ALL licence cards will be examined on the day. Once your card has been checked once, it will not need to be checked for the rest of the cyclo-cross season.  Bring either the licence card or a PDF image of the licence.
5. Ensure you return your race numbers at the end of your race.
6. Youth riders - ensure you ride in the category which matches your year of birth.
7. Feeding (cyclo-cross races only)

 

There is no ‘feeding’ in cyclo-cross i.e. no one can hand you refreshments (water bottles, gels, etc.)

You will be disqualified if you are caught being fed.

You can start with a water bottle on your bike or in your back pocket (note: Bottle cages get in the way of bike portage)

You can wear a camel bak

You can have a bottle tied to a spare bike in the pits





28 September 2015
Pre-registration has opened for Round 1 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series which will be held at Lurgan Park on Sunday 4 October 2015, hosted by Apollo CT.
For more details of the race and a link to register click here

NOTE 1: Round 1 will not be gridded.
NOTE 2: Pre-registration will close on Friday 2 October 2015 at 8 pm.
NOTE 3: MTB Support race (female) and Cyclo-cross Females will be starting at the same time.
NOTE 4: For age groups, you would ride the category you will be in in 2016.  The year of birth details have been amended.
NOTE 5: There will be a raffle prize draw at the final prize giving.  Only those who pre-register will be entered into the draw.

 



24 September 2015

 

Date for your diary - Cyclo-cross training day - Sunday 27 September 2015
Location: Lurgan Park, Lurgan
Time: 12pm - 4pm
Cost: £10 which includes lunch
Mix of classroom and practical skills
FOR CYCLO-CROSS BIKE OWNERS ONLY (aged 16 or over)

More details and a link to pre-registration is given here



 


16 September 2015
Pre-season cyclo-cross race

Friday 11 September 2015 - Orangefield Park, Belfast

Report and results here



 


 

 



 

Race report, link to photos and results - here



Charity Cyclo-cross race
Boxing Day 2014 at Lady Dixon Park

Many thanks to Phoenix CC for putting this on event
and to all those who braved the elements to come along
to participate and raise money for good causes

Report, link to photos and results here



Ulster Cyclo-cross Championships 2014
Sunday 14 December 2014

Drum Manor Forest, Cookstown
Many thanks to Carn Wheelers for a great day

Report, link to photos and results here


 


Ulster Cyclo-cross Series table after 8 rounds
Female CX & MTB
Youth categories shown here

Cyclo-cross league table showing
table for gridding and winners in each age category - here

Series trophies to be given out at the Ulster Championships 




Calendar dates
14 December 2014 - Ulster Cyclo-cross championships - details here
14 December 2014 - Cyclo-cross race - Punchestown - details here
21 December 2014 - Fixx Cyclo-cross series Round 4 (Dublin)
26 December 2014 - Charity cyclo-cross race (Belfast)
28 December 2014 - Cyclo-cross race in Swords on National Championship - TBC
11 January 2015 - National Cyclo-cross Championships - Swords

More details about the above to follow.

 



REMINDER: Round 9 (Omagh) will not be taking place

The 2014 Ulster series will now be based
on the best 6 out of 8 rounds
Overall series tables to follow

 



Round 8 - Falls Park, Belfast
23 November 2014
Hosted by VC Glendale

Report, link to photos and results - here

 



Round 7 - Ormeau Park, Belfast
16 November 2014
Hosted by Xmtb McConvey Cycles


Report, link to photos and results - here

 


Ulster Cyclo-cross Series table after 6 rounds
here




Items of cycling gear were found at Seacourt, Larne
See 'Lost and Found' on the left hand side
contact Martin if you are the owner ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )



Round 6 - Seacourt, Larne
9 November 2014
Hosted by Team Madigan

Report, link to photos and results - here


Round 5 - Moira Park
2 November 2014
Hosted by Dromara Cycling Club


Report, link to photos and results - here



Items of cycling gear were found at Bangor
See 'Lost and Found' on the left hand side
contact Martin if you are the owner ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )


Missing shoulder numbers 28-10-2014
The Cycling Ulster shoulder numbers we have for the series are expensive.
If you have accidentally taken your number home please return it asap 
either at the next event or by contacting Martin ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

Current list



Round 4 - Castle Park, Bangor
26 October 2014
Hosted by North Down Cycling Club

Report, link to photos and results - here



Round 3 - Windmill Park, Dungannon
19 October 2014
Hosted by Island Wheelers

Report, links to photos and results here






Round 2 - Lady Dixon Park - 12 October 2014
Hosted by Phoenix CC


Report and link to photos here


Lost property - car key found on Sunday at Lurgan Park.
Can the owner contact Martin ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )?


Many thanks to Apollo CT for hosting round 1 of the 2014/2015 cyclo-cross season.

We would like to get links to photos from the event.  
Please email Martin any links (Facebook, FlickR, Picasa etc)
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Some results are now available.
The 11:45 race results will take a bit of time
to sort out but should be available to view
before the end of the week.

Link to report and photos here

 

 




 

News about the upcoming 2014/2015 season

* ChainReaction Cycles is supporting the overall series
* There will be a cyclo-cross bike up for raffle at the end of the season
(more details to follow) 
* CRC will also be supporting individual rounds of the series - expect lots of banners and freebees
* We have vouchers as prizes for the Under 14s and Under 16s
* There will be test/demo cross bikes for use at the supported rounds
(more details to follow)
* There will be a raffle prize for the final prize giving on the day
(more details to follow)
* A big change this year will be for the race categories.  Riders have to race in the category they will be in in 2015.
Details here
* The 11:45 race will have CX Women, CX B race men, Under 16s, MTB men and women
as well as  Under 14s
* CX A race to start at 1 pm
* Senior fees are £12 (€15) if you pre-register or £15 (€20) if you just show up on the day


ROUND 1
Details of Round 1 which takes place this Sunday (5 October 2014) at Lurgan Park
including a link for pre-registering are shown here




We are happy to announce that the 2014/2015 overall series will be supported by
the ChainReaction Cycles Store Boucher Road Belfast!!!




Draft dates for the upcoming 2014/2014 cyclo-cross season are now
available on the calendar on the left hand side




Cyclo-cross training day 2014
The Cycling Ulster Off-road Commission will be hosting a one day training session for cyclo-cross riders.
This has been scheduled for Sunday 28 September 2014 at Lurgan Park



For those interested in learning the skills required or prefecting skills already obtained
this would be a time well spent.
Riders are asked to pre-register for the training before 8pm on Friday 26 September 2014
More details here


 





Irish National Cyclo-cross Championships 2014 - 12 January 2014
Report and links to photos here



Final series table after 8 rounds here


Final series table broken down by Senior, Junior and Veteran men (here)



ULSTER CYCLO-CROSS SERIES 2013 - WINNERS
Cyclo-cross results broken down by Senior, Veteran, Supervets and Junior (here)
(for prize giving) Best 6 out of 8 rounds
Congratulations to:
Seniors: Roger Aiken, Glenn Kinning and Barry Kellett
Veterans: Jason Henry, Peter McConville and Stephen Moffet
Supervets: John Bogues, Eamon McConvey and Johnny McCabe
Juniors: Rory Maguire and joint second Darnell Moore and Chris Oakley
Women: Claire Oakley, Gill Smith and Lisa Millar

Prize giving will take place on Saturday 11th January in the Moyola Golf Club at 7.30pm
More details given here

Support race winners (here) - MTB and youth
The full series table to follow





Many thanks to Carn Wheelers for hosting Round 8 of the series which included the

Ulster Cyclo-cross championships.


Report + results here



For those interested Round 1 of the NDCX series starts next Sunday at
Paddy’s Hill, Portmarnock, North County Dublin (8 December)
Races for Vets, Ladies and Juniors
Senior Men
See www.ndcx.eu for details.



A pleasant day in Larne with fair weather and a fast course.
Click here for a race report and results



A very wet and muddy race at Ormeau Park.
Click here for race report, photos and results.



Bright sunshine for Round 5 at Moira Park
Report and photos here



Missing Race numbers
Please remember to return your race number to the organisers as soon as your race is over
For a list of missing numbers click here



Ulster Cyclo-cross league after 4 rounds - here
(we are aware of some issues with results from earlier rounds)


A windy day at Bangor for Round 4 of the series.
See report here



Ulster Cyclo-cross league after 3 rounds - here



Many thanks to Island Wheelers for a great (muddy)  race today at
Windmill Park in Dungannon
Report and photos here



13-10-2013
Great racing at Lady Dixon Park today
Report, photos and (some) results here


6-10-2013
Many thanks to Apollo CT for putting on an excellent cyclo-cross and support race event at Lurgan Park.
Report, photos and some results here
(UPDATED 8-10-2013 - more youth results added)









A report from the cyclo-cross training day which was held in Lurgan Park on Sunday 22 September 2013
is given here







The draft calendar for the 2013 / 2014 series is now updated.
Click here to view


 

Return of race numbers (from Round 5 at Ormeau Park - 2012)

Shoulder numbers 13 and 15
MTB numbers 1, 13, 23, 25, 28, 29, 116, 120, 121, 134, 169, 222, 224, 303, 500, 506

 




Missing shoulder numbers (from Round 1 Lurgan Park - 2012)
The following shoulder numbers need to be returned by next week
(White) 10, 16, 69, 73, 79, 81
(Orange) 18, 45

 


 

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Missing Race numbers