Category Archives: Downhill

Irish team for the World Championships DHI/XCO 2018

The Downhill and Cross-country World Championships will take place in Lenzerheide in Switzerland from 4-9 September 2018. The following riders will be representing Ireland at this competition:

DOWNHILL
Jacob Dickson, Conor Bate, Jack Crowley with Junior riders Liam Wolfe and Cathal Fitzpatrick.
Team Manager: Mark Dickson

CROSS-COUNTRY
Gareth McKee with Junior riders Lee Harvey and Thomas Creighton
Team Manager: Simon Curry

Irish riders – results from outside Ireland 2018

The Irish have had some great successes racing abroad this year. This document (here) summarizes the results from the riders for 2018 (up to the end of July) covering cross-country, downhill and enduro. Well done to all those who make the journey and thanks also to their families and team who support and/or finance them.

If you notice any missing results please see instructions in the document.

First notification of the Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission AGM

This is the first notification of Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission Annual General Meeting (AGM).  This meeting will take place on Saturday 21 October 2017 – venue to be confirmed (Dublin based).

Positions on the Commission
The commission will be made up with the following 8 positions.  Apart from the position of Chair (which is a two year post) all of the posts are up for re-election.

  • Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Downhill Co-ordinator
  • Cross-country Co-ordinator
  • Cyclo-cross Co-ordinator
  • Enduro Rep
  • Youth Development Co-ordinator
  • Women’s Rep

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A great setup at Rostrevor for the Downhill National Championships

Kilbroney Forest in Rostrevor County Down was the venue for the 2017 Irish National Downhill Mountain Bike Championships which took place over the weekend of 22 and 23 July 2017. Local club, Rostrevor MTB, under the guidance of Mark and Jennifer Cumming, had been working hard in the months leading up to the event creating the track, satisfying the administration tasks and then gathering a small army of volunteers to do sign on, marshalling etc. Continue reading

DH and XC National Championships 2016

The weekend of 16 & 17 July 2016 sees the Irish National Championships for both the downhill and cross-country mountain bikers.  Both events are pre-entry ONLY and must be pre-entered a week in advance (10 July cut-off).  Carrick mountain Co. Wicklow is the venue for the downhill and Bellurgan Park, Co. Louth for the cross-country.

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Registration for the downhill national championships is here.

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The link to the cross-country registration system here.