So out looking at Tullycarnet park as a possible venue for our race on the 7th January 2018. This park seems ok, now to see if the guys like it too and to get the ball rolling with the council. Plenty of paperwork and forms to fill in. If your needing any help give me … Continue reading Sourcing a Venue, not a “crap course”
2 years I rode the cyclocross World Cup in Belgium Koksjide. This course has a lot of sand. I did a few spins in the sand before hand but this wasn’t enough. Also this had to be the coldest day in a Bike. It was to cold to snow. Last year I rode a race … Continue reading Training in the Sand For Koksjide
Dunngaon, Windmill Park. Another round of the Ulster Cyclocross Leauge from 2005. In the B race Johnny Reid wins, on a MTB. Full squad in the A race. I took an early lead but dropped the chain. Slipped back a few positions but made it all back up on the last lap to take the … Continue reading Throwback: Ulster Cyclocross Dungannon Windmill Park 2015
Took the new GoPro to the Giants matchs. A first for myself. Sunday saw a bit of training at Stormont, then the real session, beat the street with the kids. Followed by treats at "al gelato", Ormeau Rd. https://youtu.be/LBCM5HidcOs
2015 Larne cyclocross. Probaly on paper one of the dullest area's to run a cyclocross race. But Madigan always make a great course some tight features with the banks. https://youtu.be/4heQoOrT4bI
Not much pedalling done this week. Bit of a head cold. Power cranks fitted. Not power meters. Some cyclocross coaches appearing out of the wood work, some that haven't even ridden a cross bike never mind raced a cross bike. 3 hour spin on Sunday around coastal path and then up through Leadminds.
Cuchulainn Cycling Club are running Thursday night cross races. I didn't know what to expect but headed down with Lee Harvey to use as a training event. There are 12 events over 12 weeks, all fully booked. Arrived to a small field with a tight course built. Excellent use of the space by Karl Dolan. … Continue reading Cuchulainn Cycling Club Cross Races