Rider Race Report From North Tipp RR:

Michelle McKinney took her first Win in the Women’s Intermediate League in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary on Sunday  (July 8th) . Read her Rider Race Report Below: “Despite some showers on the journey from Galway, conditions for the North Tipperary Wheelers GP were dry, bright and warm. There was a good turn out of ~25 women, fostered no doubt by the race being part of the Women’s Intermediate League. It was a […]

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McKinney Wins In Tipperary

Michelle McKinney took her first Win in the Women’s Intermediate League in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary today (July 8th) .  Mckinney earned her upgrade to the W2 Ranks by beating Nessa Rochford (De Ronde van Cork) in a sprint to the line involving 12 riders in the North Tipperary Wheelers hosted event. Michelle has been recently selected to represent the ‘Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission’ in the Women’s Tour of Omagh  Rider Race […]

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Separate Girls Racing At Errigal International

Ireland’s premier Youth Cycling Event, the three day ‘Errigal International Youth Tour’ is the first of the big youth races to embrace girls racing and offer our youth their own races and general classification.  Errigal CC have adapted their Race and Prize structure to comply with the new Cycling Ireland rules ,  after a motion proposed by the Women’s Commission at the 2017 AGM On each of the two road […]

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Women’s cyclocross training day: 28th of July

Interested in trying Cyclocross over the winter? Already racing but looking to improve your skills? The Women’s Commission are organizing a training day to encourage more women to get involved in cyclocross this winter, and improve their skills. Former multiple National Cyclocross Champion Beth McCluskey and cyclocross coach Andy Layhe will be on hand on Saturday the 28th of July 2018 at the National Sports Campus to teach you skills and […]

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Criterium Championships Gains Full National Status

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce that the Women’s Criterium Championships will have full National Status in 2019. Cycling Ireland has approved a formal application by the Women’s Commission for a full National Women’s Criterium Championships for 2019, following a successful demonstration event in 2018.. Cycling Ireland approved our application at a Board meeting held last Saturday 30th June,

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Juniors take over Davagh Enduro

As well as the big name Enduro mountain bike series running around the country, regional grassroots Enduro races, like the Davagh Enduro are a great way of getting into the sport. Run on the Davagh Forest trails in Tyrone, riders can take their time between stages, and go as fast as possible on five timed stages.  At the Davagh Enduro this year, junior riders Hannah Mullin and Darcey Harkness took […]

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NPS Cross Country Round 4: Tracton Woods

Sunny and dusty Tracton Woods hosted the fourth round of the cross country NPS this weekend. MBCC put together a steep, technical and exciting course, with riders loving the hot weather and fast track. We are lucky to have two race reports this week from S1 and S2 winners Niamh McKiverigan and Niamh McGreen.  Dusty drops in the woods Credit: MBCC Lets hear from S1 winner Niamh McKiverigan: I really […]

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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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