Aim for 7pm Thursday night at the Church car park down the Audleystown Road. Will aim for two laps, but if you want to do less or more, that's fine. A powerful front light is required. All welcome, regardless of ability/experience! ... See MoreSee Less
e annual Ballymena Road Club – Chain Reaction Cycles – Reliability Trial will be held on Sunday 28th January 2018. It is expected that cyclists from all over Northern Ireland will assemble at Rex Bonar House for the 10am start.
Registration/sign on will be from 9am, with an entry fee of £10. A run to leave 1st at 10am. Entrants will divided into two groups with a choice of two distances of 53 miles and 75 miles.
The A group will face a 75 miles ride, which will take in Antrim, Greystone, Templepatrick, The Longshot to Ballyrobert, then Mossley, Greenisland, Woodburn, Kilroot, Glynn, Larne and the pit stop at Ballygally. Then it is on around the coast road and home via Glenarm, Carnlough and Glencloy before the fast run in through the Braid to Broughshane and back to base, where hot showers and post event refreshments await. This group averaged 19.5 mph last year.
The B group's 63 miles ride will have a target speed of 17mph. This route will take in Antrim, Greystone, Templepatrick, The Longshot, then Larne and the pit stop at Ballygally. Then it is on around the coast road and home via Glenarm, Carnlough and Glencloy before the run in through the Braid to Broughshane and back to base.
The Touring Group will operate a 3rd route on the day (53 miles) which will take them out the Larne Road towards Glenwherry and then right on to Ballynashee road and on to Ballyeaston and the Lower Ballyboley road to Kilwaughter and on to the pit stop at Ballygally, where toilet facilities are available. Hopefully the mild weather holds up for the day, and we are looking forward to seeing you there.
Cycling Ulster require that riders, who are intending to take part, have already applied for their 2018 Cycling Ireland membership.
Tea coffee soup sandwiches etc available to everyone after the event. Everyone welcome!!
Hi, just checking if there is a big enough interest to run with spin for the next 5 weeks at comber leisure centre with Lisa Lennox. Can you please post a Tuesday or Thursday please so I can book the bikes starting this Thursday night if we get enough numbers. Thanks. ... See MoreSee Less
Below are a few regular rides over the winter period (subject to weather & road conditions!) Keep an eye on our facebook group for up to date info. We also have spin classes on Tuesday and Thursday nights in Comber Leisure Centre.
TUESDAY NIGHT ROAD
Meeting 6.30pm Killinchy Community Hall – check facebook page for other local pickups en route. 30-40 miles
THURSDAY NIGHT ROAD and MTB
Roadies meet 6.45pm Killinchy Community Hall – check facebook page for other local pickups en route. 30-40 miles.
MTBers meet at 7pm at Audleystown rd, Castleward
Meet 9am Killinchy Community Hall.
Various local routes, appox 3-4hrs duration.
EARLY BIRDS - Meeting at Killinchy Community Hall 7:30am. Various local routes, 2hrs or so duration to be back for the main Sunday run.
THE SUNDAY RUN - A and B groups meeting at Killinchy Community Hall 9.30am. Various local routes, 3-4hrs or so duration.