Category Archives: Club News 2018

North Down GP 2018

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Last Sunday, North Down Cycling Club (NDCC) hosted a top class series of open road races with a magnificent combined prize fund of some £2,000. Donaghadee Community Centre became the busy race headquarters for the day, with over 120 riders registering to compete in four separate races. The familiar, but testing, eight-mile race circuit runs in an anti-clockwise loop, beginning… Read more »

North Down GP Start List

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The 2018 start lists for the North Down GP! Racing gets underway at 10am with the main race at 12noon! Sign on opens at 9am and closes at 11:30am for afternoon races! A*,1,2,3 Race Andrew Hedley Ards CC Roman Sarvas Ards CC Richard Maybin Ballymena Road Club James Mcmaster Bikehouse CC Johnny Taylor Carn Wheelers Ian Clarke Carrickmacross Cycling Club… Read more »

Coastal Challenge 2018

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The annual North Down Cycling Club (NDCC) Costal Challenge event took place on Sunday 17 June. Now in its seventeenth year, this is probably the most popular charity ride in the calendar with some 850 cyclists taking part. The event attracts riders from far and wide, drawn by the wonderfully scenic route around the Ards Peninsula. At 100km long and… Read more »

Danske Kirkistown Club Races – Round 2 of 5 (30 May 2018)

There was a magnificent turnout for Round 2 of NDCC’s unique series of races around the Kirkistown motor racing circuit. With near perfect weather conditions, 45 children and 72 adults enjoyed a fantastic evening of safe, fun and competitive racing. Many riders were taking part for the first time, with parents commenting on how much their children loved the experience…. Read more »

NDCC’s Rising Star

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North Down Cycling Club’s rising star, young Nathan Keown, recorded his first A3 level race victory at last Saturday’s tough Hilltown GP (organised by the Armagh & Down Cycling Club). Nathan has been racing hard all season and a top spot on the podium was both inevitable and richly deserved. The race was four laps of a hilly 20km circuit,… Read more »