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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.

DH and XC National Championships

The Irish Downhill and Cross-country National Championships are both being held over the weekend of the 20/21 July 2019. Deadline for entry for both events is Sunday 14 July 2019.

The Downhill Championships are being held at Kilbroney, Rostrevor Co. Down by Rostrevor MTB Club. A Technical Guide for the DH event is given here. More details can be found on www.irishdownhillseries.com/.

The Cross-country (XC) National Championships are being held at Tracton Woods in Co. Cork by MBCC. A Technical Guide for the XC event is given here. More details can be found on www.irishxcnps.ie/.

Deadline extended for expression of interest in competing at World CX Championships

Deadline for riders to register their interest in competing in the 2019 World Cyclocross Championships, Denmark has been extended to Tuesday 15 January 2019 @ 9 pm.

The purpose of this of this document is to set out the selection process for Irish riders to compete in the 2019 UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Bogense, Denmark (2-3 Feb 2019).  The selection is open to riders in the following categories: Junior men, Junior women, Under 23 men, Under 23 women, Elite men and Elite women.

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Third notification of the 2018 Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission AGM

This is the third notification of Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Details of the nominations and motions are shown below.
The meeting will take place on Saturday 20 October 2018 – Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport. Meet at 11:45 with start time at 12:00. Tea and coffee will be available at the break, however, there is no lunch scheduled so make sure you eat before you arrive.
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Second notification of the 2018 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 20 October 2018 – Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport. Meet at 11:45 with start time at 12:00. Tea and coffee will be available at the break, however, there is no lunch scheduled so make sure you eat before you arrive.
NOTE: The deadline for submissions of nominations and proposals has been extended to Wednesday 17 October 2018.
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First notification of the Off-road Commission’s AGM

This is the first notification of Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission Annual General Meeting (AGM).  This meeting will take place on Saturday 20 October 2018 – venue to be confirmed (Dublin based).

Positions on the Commission
The commission will be made up with the following 9 positions.  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
  • Women’s rep
  • Commission member

The commission wish to highight that current Chair, Damien Duggan, has come to the end of his 2 years in the position.  Also note that the Downhill Co-ordinator, Derek Cowan, has expressed his desire to step down from the Commission.  The Commission did not have a cross-country rep in 2018.

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Challenge Tires confirmed as additional UCI Belfast race sponsor

Bioracer – Atlassian – Challenge Tires International UCI Cyclocross

The world’s leading cyclocross tyre manufacturer is the latest company to show its support and backing for the International UCI Cyclocross promoted by Kinning Cycles, taking place in Belfast on Sunday 7th October 2018. Challenge Tires join forces with Bioracer and Atlassian as the main sponsors for the event.

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