Close racing at Ticknock Gravity Enduro Champs: Muldoon and McCarthy take the win

One of Ireland’s busiest mountain bike locations was dry and loose (for once!) for the Gravity Enduro Championships in Ticknock, Dublin this weekend. Biking.ie had been hard at work on trail building and maintenance with some classic trails given a well needed facelift for the race. Beautiful berms up on Stage 5. Credit: Gravity Enduro Ireland Its been an exciting season for Ireland’s fastest enduro riders Michelle Muldoon and Maeve […]

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‘Tour Of Omagh’ Team Selection

The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland have selected a Team for the Tour of Omagh. The Team will be managed by former Pro rider & Multi National Medallist Melanie Spath & former Irish Women’s National Team Manager Brendan Whelan. Sofie Loscher – Sundrive Track Team Claire Ni Reactagain – North Tipp Wheelers Emma Desmond – Arcane Women’s Team Ewa Kuras – Galway Bay CC Michelle McKinney – Galway Bay CC […]

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Lamont Wins Intermediate League TT

Lisa Lamont (Mellow Velo) moved up to 3rd place in the Women’s Commission Intermediate League after the Naas CC Time Trial  on Saturday (June 16). W1 Rider & Irish International Eve McCrystal was the first woman home in a time of  0:54’43.23 . Lamont was the first Intermediate League Rider home , finishing ahead of Claire Ni Reachtagain (North Tipperary),  with Yvonne Doran (Scott-Orwell) in 3rd  The Intermediate League is new to […]

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Boylan Wins National Omnium Championships

Lydia Boylan (Team WNT) put in a dominant performance to win the Elite National Omnium Track Championships at Sundrive Velodrome on Saturday (June 16). Boylan took the race on, forcing last years winner Susie Mitchel into Silver .  Emma Desmond rounded off the podium with Bronze , after putting on a gutsy performance in her first ever Irish Championships.  National Omnium Track Championships 2018 Gold Lydia Boylan – Team WNT […]

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Race Report: Hannah Mullin (Trail Demons C.C.): Mini Downhill Series Fort William (U14)

We were delighted to support Hannah at the Under 14 Girls Mini Downhill Mountain Bike race in Fort William. The mini DH race finals, hosted by Scottish Cycling, were held on the same weekend as the UCI Downhill World Cup. Read how Hannah got on in her own words. Friday 1st June: Practice Day We arrived at Fort William World Cup race village early on 1st June to check out […]

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Women’s Commission Team For ‘Tour of Omagh’

The Women’s Commission will be entering a Development Team into the Tour of Omagh. Selection will be based on results and performances in the Women’s Commissions Intermediate League.   Applications from interested and available riders must be received before 8pm on Saturday 16th (After the latest round of the Intermediate League : Naas TT ).   W2 / W3 Junior & Senior Riders Only.   To Apply Email: womensracingsec@gmail.com

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Bajolek takes another win at sunny Slade XC NPS

Slade Valley, rider favorite for cross country racing, didn’t disappoint this weekend. Hosting club IMBRC put together a fun and varied 5.6 km track, with sunshine and dusty trails. Klaudia Bajolek continued her winning streak taking first place in the Senior 1 category. Thrilled to take my second win at the second NPS today 🏆. Hopefully this good streak continues for the rest of the year! Some tough races coming up soon so let’s […]

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Doorley wins at steep and techy Sliabh Bhui Grassroots Enduro

Steep, techy, gnarly, and tight were how riders described the Grassroots Enduro in Sliabh Bhui hosted by Ounavarra Cycling Club this weekend.  Ruth Doorley (MadMTB) took a resounding win, with a gap of 1.46 from cross country (and all round) mtb racer Erica Grant, who had a strong race coming in second. Bernie Commins, rounded up the podium in third place, showing her commitment to enduro this year is paying off.  […]

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Creamer Back In Belgium For UCI 1.1 Event

Read Lauren Creamers race report from  from Gooik-Geraadsbergen-Gooik UCI 1.1 as she tackles the legendary Bosberg as part of the chasing break.   “Another weekend, another race in Belgium! Just the one this time but a completely different level to last week’s kermesses, totalling over 140km in length with 120 starters on the line. It was a hot and humid state of affairs with some greasy roads to handle after […]

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Creamer In Belgian Kermesse Action

Lauren Creamer showed good form in her recent trip to Belgium,  Read Her Rider Race Report Below: “I was hoping for a straight forward couple of races.. but where’s the fun in that!? The two races I was planning to race whilst out in Belgium are what’s known as kermesses. Road race wise they consist of numerous continuous laps of a fairly short closed circuit usually totalling somewhere between 80-95km. […]

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Baxter and Muldoon have close battle in Mount Leinster Gravity Enduro

Enduro season is heating up with two strong riders Meave Baxter and Michelle Muldoon battling it out again for the top spot in the Pro Women’s category.  Maintaining her first place podium finish last weekend in Bigwood, Baxter narrowly took first place again by two seconds. With less than 4 seconds separating Stages 1, 3 and 4 between the two riders, Stage 2 proved to be the decider with Meave […]

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May Wins Back Jersey In Emyvale

Caoimhe May (Scott Orwell CC) took her second Intermediate League Win to regain her Women’s Commission Leaders Jersey at the Emyvale Grand Prix on Sunday (May 20). Jennifer Bates (Gerard) started the day as League Leader , dropping to third overall. The race was held on a tough rolling course , and on the day ,  the strong riders canceled each other out leading to a bunch sprint at the […]

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