Category Archives: Club News 2016

All the latest news from NDCC in 2016!

NDCC Weekly Update 8/8/16

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RIDE BANGOR – GREAT SUCCESS The promise of closed roads around Bangor Town Centre attracted hundreds of cyclists of all ages and abilities, giving them the unique opportunity to pedal or in the case of some youngsters, push their balance bikes on traffic free streets.  Using the course of the Criterium and with the weather god on our side, it… Read more »

NDCC launch 2016 North Down GP Sponsored by Chain Reaction Cycles

The Chain Reaction Cycles North Down GP supported by Ards and North Down Borough Council is on Sunday the 21st August. is on Sunday the 21st August this year. Races for all categories. Entries will open on Monday 1st August at 8.00pm on Entry Central. Revised schedule for this Sundays North Down GP below. *OVER 50’s AND WOMENS NOW STARTING… Read more »

NDCC Weekly Update 20/6/16

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BANGOR COASTAL CHALLENGE IS A GREAT SUCCESS As luck would have it, sandwiched between two days of glorious sunshine, Sunday’s Chain Reaction Bangor Coastal Challenge proved to be a wet and windy affair.  That only made the task more of an effort for the nearly 800 cyclists who braved the elements. With marshals standing out for many hours to either… Read more »

NDCC Weekly Update 13/6/16

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BANGOR BIKE WEEK BANGOR COASTAL CHALLENGE In just a few days, over seven hundred cyclists from all walks of life, all abilities and ages will take to the roads as participants in the 2016 Bangor Coastal Challenge, sponsored by Chain Reaction Cycles.  The route for the event follows the coast road from Bangor Sportsplex to Portaferry, via Millisle, Ballywalter and… Read more »

NDCC Weekly Update 6/6/16

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Northern Ireland Festival of Cycling – Bangor Bike Week The Festival of Cycling commenced on Sunday 5th June with the Gran Fondo, a legacy of the hugely successful Giro d’Italia that visited the province in 2014.  Attracting thousands of riders, the closed road event was for some a leisurely opportunity to stretch the legs, for others a race, which our… Read more »

The Ras: How hard can it be? – Harry Adams

The Ras: How hard can it be? For decades the Ras has represented the ultimate challenge to domestic riders. The traditional raced pitted county against county with the top amateur clubmen battling for the prestige of a victory and the rest content with the honour of becoming “Men of the Ras”. Overseas riders are not a recent addition to the… Read more »