So a few years back we started the ball rolling with Stormont regarding a cyclocross race. The area's that we wanted to use was well out of bounds, a big NO NO. We were shown another area of Stormont that we never knew existed. Lovely area but wouldn't have worked as a cyclocross course. At … Continue reading Throwback: We got to see Stormont Castle
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
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
Start of this week was all based around building a Trek madone 9.9. A few hours spent working on this beauty. Unfortunetly not my bike. Also had some runners flag my bike ride on stava as I am using a forerunner. Hill reps on Tuesday where I was not at the meeting. https://youtu.be/cZpPR23xW2E
In 2005 Kinning Cycles & I ventured to Belguim. The Homeland of cycling, never mind cyclocross. I was the only rider to race as another club member pulled out at the last moment. This passion funded from racing the World Cup the year before at Miltion Keynes. I took on GP Hasselt, part of the … Continue reading Throwback: Racing in Belgium 2015 (Hasselt & Koksijde)
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