Flying Start To Intermediate League

Bohermeen CC hosted the first Round of the Women’s Commissions Intermediate League on Sunday (April 22nd) . The event got off to a great start with over thirty women lining up for the Waller Cup on the traditional Bohermeen circuit. The Intermediate League is new to the 2018 Racing Calendar (Catering For W2 & W3 Riders Only) and is aimed at riders looking for a stepping stone between Women’s League […]

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Ulster Cross Country Race Round 1: Report from Senior 3 racer Leah McCarthy

This year, a new category for beginner riders to have a go at Cross Country Mountain Bike (XC) racing was passed at the Offroad Commission AGM. Senior 3 riders have reduced entry fees, and race a shorter distance course which lasts about 50 minutes. A great opportunity for anyone thinking of giving Cross Country Mountain Bike racing a go. Find out how Senior 3 racer Leah McCarthy got on at the […]

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Intermediate League Eligibility

The New Women’s Intermediate  League will start this weekend with the Waller Cup in Bohermeen . The Women’s Commission will host a pre race training day on Saturday with special Guest Eve McCrystal The League is open to W2 & W3 Categorised riders only . New Women’s Categories 2018 W1 = A1 and A2 riders / top 10 from 2017 National Championships / top 6 overall from 2017 National Series […]

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Sharpe Crashes Out Of ‘Healthy Aging Tour’

The Women’s Commission supported Alice Sharpe in the ‘Healthy Aging Tour 2018’ in Holland Read her Race Report Below : ————————————————- “The ‘Healthy Aging Tour’  had its ups and downs. Crashing out during the Queen stage of course wasn’t in my plan for the week. Luckily my injuries are only bruising and cuts. However it did mean I was pulled from the race. After crashing I rode anther 20k before […]

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Eve McCrystal Confirmed For Women’s Training Day

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce that top Irish Road Rider Eve McCrystal will give a presentation at our Training / Preparation Day for Riders that would like to take part in the new Women’s Intermediate Race League. Eve is an International Athlete both on Road and Track , and has been at the forefront of Irish Women’s Cycling in recent years. The training day will include a Road […]

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Second enduro victory of the year for Muldoon in Castlewellan

Michelle Muldoon claimed her second enduro victory of the year at the first round of the Vitus First Tracks Enduro in Castlewellan. Muldoon writes: “I had such a great weekend up in Castlewellan at the first round of the Vitus First Tracks Enduro Cup. The stages were better than ever this year with a nice mix of challenging natural sections, fun single-track and relaxed transitions that meandered through the forest, out to […]

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McDermott Performs Well In Holland

Ellen Mc Dermott travelled to Holland recently for three back to back Road Race events. The Women’s Commission were delighted to support her efforts , read her Race Report below: The Good the Bad and the Famous Second time in the Netherlands for yours truly, and to kick off the ten day trip I had three back to back races, let me tell you a little something about them: The Bad — Volta […]

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Muldoon wins at Round 1 of the Polygon Grassroots Enduro in The Nagles

The Polygon Grassroots Enduro Series in The Nagles, hosted by MBCC, started off the jam packed enduro racing season in Ireland last weekend. Read how race winner Michelle Muldoon got on: “This weekend I was down in The Nagles, Co.Cork for Round one of the Polygon Grassroots Enduro series. Its always cool to race in new venues, so the two and a half hour drive down to Cork in the van […]

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Corkagh Park Youth League

The Women’s Commission will host a youth race on the same night as our Women’s Race Series in Corkagh Park. The Youth League will be held on selected dates throughout the summer , starting with a three race series for riders Under 14 & Under 16: The event will be run on a handicap basis & all Races will start at 6pm sharp (Sign-on from 5.30pm) . Prizes on the […]

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Women’s Enduro Skills Development Day: Tollymore 28th April

Racing Enduro Mountain Biking this year and looking to improve your riding skills? The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland are hosting an enduro skills development day in Tollymore on the 28th of April 2018. This event is for female riders looking to progress their racing and technical skills in enduro mountain biking. Glyn O’Brien from First Tracks Coaching will be on hand to analyse your technique and instruct you on […]

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Women & U16 Munster Skills Workshop

On a cold crisp Bank holiday Monday in Cork , Fiona Meade Coached a very comprehensive and fun skills workshop for Munster U16 girls & senior women. Riders traveled from Cork and Kerry to avail of the instruction , and advice from the former Irish professional & National Champion. Working individually with the riders , Fiona had them working through a progression of skills from cone weaving, to cornering left and […]

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