Category Archives: Club News 2018

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 »

200 Mile Race!

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Ever considered entering a 200-mile, non-stop cycle race through Donegal, the Sperrin mountains and along the Antrim coast back to Londonderry? Probably not, but North Down Cycling Club’s endurance athlete Louise Togneri took on this new challenge and was the first woman to cross the finish line – a magnificent achievement! This inaugural race was organised by the legendary cyclist… Read more »

Tour of Ulster preview 2018

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This May Bank Holiday weekend will see NDCC’s top riders compete in the prestigious Tour of Ulster road race. This is one of Ireland’s most long established races (1957), with this year’s event attracting elite riders from across Ireland and the UK. From a base in Banbridge Co Down, the organisers have put together a really tough 3 stage race…. Read more »

Masters Weekend – Race Updates

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Congratulations to the five man NDCC team who braved a brutal, incident packed and weather disrupted, Tour of the North at Easter – Timmy Burns, Andrew Chivers, Stuart Henry, Javan Nulty, and Keith Phillips. The sub-zero conditions took their toll on the whole race and a couple of the NDCC riders were further beset with bad luck and cruel punctures…. Read more »