Provisional 2018 calendar

The 2018 season looks like another packed one for all off-road disciplines.
The calendar link  here includes international dates in the various disciplines that some Irish riders will be attending.

All disciplines would like you to register early for their events.  We need to support the organisers in order to ensure the races take place.

Keep an eye out on the various discipline website for more details.

If you know of any additions or amendments for this calendar please email secretary@offroadcyclingireland.ie

 

Third notification of Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission

This is the third notification of Cycling Ireland Off-road Commission Annual General Meeting (AGM).  This meeting will take place on Saturday 21 October 2017 – Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport.  Meet at 11:30 with start time at 12:00.  Tea and coffee will be available on arrival, however, there is no lunch scheduled so make sure you eat before you arrive.
This update has a list of the motions, nominations and number of delegates per club.
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Second notification of the 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 21 October 2017 – Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport.  Meet at 11:30 with start time at 12:00.  Tea and coffee will be available on arrival, however, there is no lunch scheduled so make sure you eat before you arrive.
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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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Irish XC Marathon Championships – results

The 2017 Cross Country (XC) Marathon Championships took place in Ballyhoura on Sunday the 24th of September. There were 2 race loops to choose from, the full championship distance of 65km and the shorter support race distance of 35km (which was actually closer to 40km!). A lot of rainfall since the beginning of September this year and some torrential rain the day before the event made both loops quite soft and challenging with a lot of water, soft sand and loose rocks. However on Sunday, we were lucky with the weather, temperatures increased by the afternoon to scorching 16-17 degrees and even the sun came out!

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