Results from a weekend of racing in the UK at XC and DH events

Irish riders headed over to compete in Round 1 of the HSBC British Cycling Downhill Series  which took place in Nant Gwrtheyrn, Gwynedd – over the weekend 1-2 April 2017.  On the same weekend the cross-country riders headed to the HSBC UK National Cross Country  Series Round 1 which took place at Pembrey Country Park, Llanelli on Sunday 2 April.
A list of the results can be found here

UCI CycloCross Training Camp: Calling all CX Junior/U23 men, CX Junior/U23 women

In an effort to extend international development opportunities to a larger number of Ireland’s best young cyclocross racers, we are seeking applications for places for two UCI cyclocross camps.

There are two places available for application at each camp.
Successful applicants will be subject to a final selection by the UCI.

Camp 1: 4-9th June 2017, Sven Nys Cycling Center training camp, Baal (Belgium).
Deadline for rider applications 5pm 25th March 2017

Camp 2: 10-15th October 2017, UCI Cyclo-cross training Camp,
Aigle (Switzerland). Deadline for rider applications 4pm 15th June 2017.
Camp includes racing the EKZ CrossTour International CX event.
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2017 Off-road Commission members

The Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Carlton Hotel on Saturday 21 January 2017.   The structure of the commission is shown below.

  • Chair (still to be appointed)
  • Secretary – Martin Grimley
  • Treasurer – Iain Smith
  • DH co-ordinator – Derek Cowan
  • XC co-ordinator – Maciej Staroniewicz
  • CX co-ordinator – Andy Layhe
  • Enduro rep – Stephen McDonald
  • Youth Development Co-ordinator – Beth McCluskey
  • Women’s Rep – Orla Hendron (new post)

Many thanks to the outgoing members – Kevin Ryan, Robin Seymour, Mark Harvey and Lisa Millar – for their contribution to our sport.

Minutes from the meeting are to follow.

Third notification of the Off-road Commission’s AGM

This is the third notification of Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission Annual General Meeting (AGM).  This meeting will take place on Saturday 21 January 2017 – Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport.  Meet at 11:30 with start time at 12:00.  Tea and coffee will be available on arrival, however, there is no lunch scheduled so make sure you eat before you arrive.
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