The Irish Off-road team headed to Lenzerheide in Switzerland to compete in the World Championships of both downhill and cross-country. Both courses proved very tough. With big crowds and super atmosphere this was truly a big occasion for the team.
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:
Jacob Dickson, Conor Bate, Jack Crowley with Junior riders Liam Wolfe and Cathal Fitzpatrick.
Team Manager: Mark Dickson
Gareth McKee with Junior riders Lee Harvey and Thomas Creighton
Team Manager: Simon Curry
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.
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.