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
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
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
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
So the last few weeks have been pure chaos. Dad, aka Big Brian, had been fighting cancer from Christmas time. And on the 15th he lost that fight. Asbestos. Ok fucker of a disease. To see a man that could ride 100 miles with no issues to be unable to even shave. Though through all … Continue reading Chaos few weeks.