Things tighten in battle for road race trophy

admin   July 28, 2015   Comments Off on Things tighten in battle for road race trophy

Twenty four brave souls lined up for tonight’s club road race at Orlock. With heavy showers forecasted and the risk of poor visibility, the time keepers took the wise decision to cut the distance from five laps to four. Riders were split into three groups, with┬áthe front group getting two minutes on the middle group and a further one and… Read more »

The best cycling film ever

admin   July 26, 2015   Comments Off on The best cycling film ever

A couple of months ago Bernard McCloskey and Richard Hanna sent me a link to the British Film Institute’s top 10 cycling films. There are some great films on the list, including several that have been shown at club film nights over the years. But which one is best…? Here’s one proposal from Alastair Martin. Let us know if you’ve… Read more »

2-up 10k results from 14th July

admin   July 21, 2015   Comments Off on 2-up 10k results from 14th July

Two-up time trials were introduced to the Ards CC calendar in the early 1980s to help develop speed and bike handling skills. It was good to see a broad mix of riders in the results from last week, with some quick times recorded in spite of a slight headwind on the straight in course. Riders Clubs Time 1 Richard Graham… Read more »