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Second notification of the 2019 Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission AGM

This is the second notification of Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission Annual General Meeting (AGM). This meeting will take place on Saturday 12 October 2019 – Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport. Meet at 13:45 with start time at 2 pm. Tea and coffee will be available at the break. NOTE: The deadline for submissions of nominations and proposals is close of play on Saturday 5 October 2018.
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Expression of interest in running the 2020 Enduro National Championships

The Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission is seeking expressions of interest from clubs to run the Enduro National Championships for 2020.  There is no set date for this event.

Click here to download an Expression of Interest form.  This is to be sent to
secretary@offroadcyclingireland.ie.  Closing date of applications is close of play Tuesday 8 October 2019.
Note: The host club does not need to have secured confirmation from the landowner to submit an expression of interest.   At this stage we are just trying to gauge interest from clubs willing to host the event.

Irish team heading to Enduro Trophy of Nations

The inaugural Trophy of Nations Enduro event takes place on 29 September at Fnale Ligure, Italy. All Teams were chosen by the Enduro World Series (EWS), using a system of series points and global points then wild card riders. Ireland has two teams entered – A men’s team and an Under 21 men’s team. Unfortuanly there were not have enough Irish females to enter a team.
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First notification of the Off-road Commission’s AGM 2019

This is the first notification of Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission Annual General Meeting (AGM).  This meeting will take place on Saturday 12 October 2019 – venue to be confirmed (Dublin based).

Positions on the Commission
The commission will be made up with the following 9 positions. The position of Chair is for 2 years with Tim O’Regan staying on in that position.

  • Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Downhill co-ordinator
  • Cross-country co-ordinator
  • Cyclo-cross co-ordinator
  • Enduro rep
  • Women’s rep
  • Youth rep

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CX – Expression of interest – European Championships

The Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission is seeking expressions of interest from Junior male and Junior female riders to compete in the 2019 European Cyclo-cross Championships which are being held in Silvelle, Italy 9-10 November 2019. (Event website)

A maximum of four riders would be sent to the event (less if riders do not meet the criteria) along with support staff.
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Helen Wyman Cyclocross Coaching Clinics

Last weekend (17-18 August 2019) saw former two time European CX Champion and World Championship bronze medalist Helen Wyman visit us for two days of cyclocross coaching days. Saturday saw Helen and her husband/coach Stefan, visit Lurgan Park and Sunday saw them both at the new dedicated cyclocross training facility at the National Sports Campus in Dublin.
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Two riders selected for UCI Cyclo-cross camp

The UCI has confirmed selection of two Irish riders to attend their Cyclocross training Camp in Aigle in Switzerland (1-6th October 2019). Best of luck to Lucy O’Donnell and Darren Rafferty.

Each year the camp is hosted by a top international cyclocross coach or former CX professional. Previous versions have seen Sven Nys, Rudy de Bee and Sven Vanthourenhout passing on their experience and knowledge to the riders.