Category Archives: Results 2018

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 »

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 »

Spring Classics!

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Tour of Ards The Tour of Ards has been an early season fixture on the Ulster and Irish road racing calendar for almost 50 years. The 2018 race was held last Saturday in almost perfect weather conditions, producing a glorious Spring Classic spectacle. At nearly 90 miles, including three ascents of the gnarly Mountain Road near Portaferry, by any standard… Read more »

The McCann Cup 18/3/18

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The annual McCann Cup road race took place in dry, but bitterly cold conditions at Fintona on Sunday 18 March 2018. With a wind chill factor of -5 degrees and gusts of up to 45mph, this was a day for the most dedicated competitors. In the 60 mile A3 race, NDCC’s Paul McArthur, Johnny Webb and young Nathan Keown took… Read more »

Irish National Cyclo-Cross Championships 2018

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NDCC were represented by three intrepid riders at the 2018 Irish National Cyclo-cross Championships at Glencullen Adventure Park, County Dublin, on Sunday 14 January 2018. Ray Brownfield rode in the M40 race, with Kevin McDowell and Brendan Kirk riding in the over 50s. The cyclo-cross track at Glencullen had been converted from an old golf course (a sign of the… Read more »