The Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission is seeking expressions of interest from riders in the Junior and Elite age-groups who would like to be supported to race in the UCI MTB DH World Championships taking place in Lenzerheide, Switzerland on 5-9 September 2018.
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.
- Downhill Co-ordinator
- Cross-country Co-ordinator
- Cyclo-cross Co-ordinator
- Enduro Rep
- Youth Development Co-ordinator
- Women’s Rep
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
On-line registration for the 2017 National Downhill Championships is now open and will close at midnight 16th July.
Full details of the registration process is on the iDMS web site http://www.irishdownhillseries.com.
Any queries regarding this event should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Registration for the downhill national championships is here.
The link to the cross-country registration system here.
Congratulations to the eight newly qualified off-road commissaires. The Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission had arranged for a UCI commissiare to come over from England to train willing volunteers in the disciplines of downhill, cross-country and cyclo-cross. Continue reading
The weekend of 18 & 19 July 2015 saw two successful events in both Rostrevor and Bike Park Ireland for the Downhill and Cross-county national championships. Results are given in the links below. Continue reading
The highlight of the Irish Downhill Mountainbike calendar is always the National Championships. Rostrevor has hosted this event several times over the years and it never disappoints. Expect an awesome track with high speed technical features and jumps starting high on the slopes of Slievebane. We are going to go crazy this year so bring your friends for support and get your heckle on!!! Continue reading