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Updates on recent articles

admin   October 27, 2020   Comments Off on Updates on recent articles

This week we have some updates on articles that have featured on the club website over the last couple of months. A few weeks ago we suggested trying out a fixed wheel bicycle this winter. Chris White reminded us that Paddy Doran (another top Irish coach) and Stephen Roche (one of the greatest pedallers in Irish cycling history) were both… Read more »

The Vuelta and Ards CC

admin   October 20, 2020   Comments Off on The Vuelta and Ards CC

The 2020 racing season may have been badly disrupted but at least the three Grand Tours found new dates in the rescheduled calendar. This year’s Tour de France was one of the most exciting in recent memory, with Tadej Pogacar taking on the might of Primož Roglic and his Jumbo-Visma team, and an unexpected plot twist that meant the winner wasn’t decided until the penultimate stage. And… Read more »

Billy Armstrong

admin   October 13, 2020   Comments Off on Billy Armstrong

Ards CC was saddened to hear of the passing of Billy Armstrong on Monday. Billy was a long standing member of Northern CC, but his son Adam joined Ards CC in 1997 as an under 12 and quickly started winning schoolboy races. This was part of a general policy at the time where Dave Kane (sponsor of Northern CC) advised… Read more »