The 2019 Irish National Enduro Championships took place over the weekend of the 22/23 June at Ravensdale Forest, Co. Louth hosted by Chain Reaction Cycles / First Tracks. This event doubled up as Round 3 of the Vitus First Tracks Enduro Cup and had also been used for Round 1 of the series. The event was also a qualifier round for the Enduro World Series (EWS).
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The 2019 Irish National Enduro Championships will be held at Kilbroney, Rostrevor County Down on the weekend of 22/23 June 2019. The event will double up as Round 3 of the Vitus/First Track Enduro series. NOTE: In order to be eligible for the championship categories you will need to have at least a Limited Competition licence from Cycling Ireland with the country code “IRL” on the licence.
The Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission is seeking expressions of interest from clubs to run the Enduro National Championships for 2019. There is no set date for this event.
Click here to download an Expression of Interest form. This is to be sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date of applications is close of play Tuesday 20 November 2018.
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.
The first official Irish National Enduro Championships took place over the weekend of 25/26 August 2018 at Djouce Woods in County Wicklow. Hosted by Niall Davis and his team at Biking.ie the prestigious event is a reflection of the rise of enduro in Ireland. There are even upcoming plans for the UCI to recognise the sport internationally.
Continue reading Tricky conditions at the first Irish National Enduro Championships
2018 will see the first official Irish National Enduro Championships by Gravity Enduro Ireland at Djouce Woods. The event will be run as per Gravity Enduro Ireland time table and rules. Registration closes Sunday 19th August, one week before the event. Login to your account on www.cyclingireland.ie and enter.
If you want to be in with a chance of winning a medal you must have a full Cycling Ireland Licence with an IRL code and you must Pre Register on www.cyclingireland.ie.
If you don’t have a licence you can still enter on the day and race for the craic as normal!
Continue reading Inaugural Irish National Enduro Championships
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 Under 23 age group who would like to be supported to race in the Enduro World Series (EWS) in September.
Continue reading Expression of interest for Enduro riders to race EWS
The Board of Cycling Ireland has just approved the Enduro National Championships for 2018 after the successful test event held in 2017. The Off-road Commission is therefore seeking expressions of interest in running the 2018 event. There is no set date for this event.
Continue reading Expression of interest in running the 2018 Enduro National Championships
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
Continue reading First notification of the Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission AGM
On Sunday 20 August 2017 the first Irish National Enduro Championships took place at Carrick Mountain, Co. Wicklow hosted by Biking.ie. This was a demonstration event and also doubled up as the Gravity Enduro championships as well so there was lots to play for. The running of the national championships was part of recognition of the discipline within Cycling Ireland with a set of rules produced accordingly (see rules here).
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