Because it’s there…

admin   June 30, 2020   Comments Off on Because it’s there…

There have been lots of crazy endurance rides in recent weeks, and the bar was raised even higher last weekend. Everesting is a very simple idea – pick a hill, and ride up and down it repeatedly until you’ve reached 8848m – the height of Mount Everest. An Australian group called Hells 500 maintain the rules, and the official list… Read more »

Club racing to return in July

admin   June 30, 2020   Comments Off on Club racing to return in July

Some good news – time to start focused speed training again! Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Ards CC hope to commence club races from 21st July. The proposed calendar is shown below, but there is a lot more work to do in the next couple of weeks to confirm this plan. Cycling Ireland has issued guidelines on how club time trials… Read more »

Members rise to challenges

admin   June 23, 2020   Comments Off on Members rise to challenges

In recent weeks we’ve suggested several things to try during lockdown, from Strava Art to mile eating. And you’ve definitely risen to the challenge. Here are a couple of updates. Most impressive was Barry Mitchell’s “Lap of the loughs and an extra loop” last Saturday – an epic 202.7 miles. He will now be inducted into the Ards CC 200… Read more »