Women’s Commission Race at Manchester Velodrome

The Women’s Commission organised two days of training and racing at the world famous Manchester Velodrome last weekend (January 7th / 8th) . The trip was aimed at all levels , with the aim of giving Elite riders a rare chance for private track access in Manchester , and new riders a crash course from zero to racing a league night on the boards. Finally (Manchester is booked up from […]

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Train & Race At The Manchester Velodrome

The Manchester Velodrome (National Cycling Centre) was Britain’s first indoor Olympic cycling track, and since it opened in 1994, has achieved the status as the World’s finest and fastest track. The Women’s Commission will be travelling in January (7th / 8th) for three sessions of private Track hire , culminating in a race night in the ACT Track League (Run by the legendary Neil Orrell). The Women’s Commission will cover […]

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Stewart Progressing Well In Sprint Events:

12th November 2017   Robyn Stewart finished 27th in the Sprint event today – qualifying for the 1/16th match sprint finals in the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Manchester, UK. In the Sprint Stewart is progressing with each race and is relishing the experience – “I’ve had a great experience the last couple of weeks. Qualifying to actually get to the world cups has been a goal all year, […]

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Gurley & Boylan 4th In Madison

11th November 2017 The Madison pairing of Lydia Gurley and Lydia Boylan narrowly missed the podium, finishing fourth in the second Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup on the 2017/2018 calendar. The duo jumped from sixth to fourth in the final sprint, crossing the line third in the 80 laps, 20km race. Great Britain took gold, Belgium silver and Italy won the bronze medal. Shannon McCurley was 17th in the […]

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Attacking Start To World Cup In Manchester

11th November 2017 Action kicked off in Manchester yesterday for Ireland in the second Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup on the 2017/2018 calendar, with two Irish women in action. Lydia Boylan finished the Omnium in 15th place, after a full evening of action, and Lydia Gurley was 14th in the Women’s Scratch Race. In the Women’s Scratch Race, Gurley was disappointed, having raced an attacking 10km race – “It […]

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Talent ID Riders Added To Squad For World Cup In Manchester

9th November 2017 This weekend will see Irish riders compete in the second Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup on the 2017/2018 calendar, which takes place in Manchester, UK. A significant change to the Irish team for this week’s World Cup will be the inclusion of the Women’s Team Pursuit team, featuring four riders who have come to the sport through the recent talent identification and transfer process. Racing begins […]

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