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ToA – new finish needed?

admin   June 17, 2020   Comments Off on ToA – new finish needed?

The Tour of Ards classic road race has been running since 1970, and has always finished with a high speed run up the inside of the Peninsula, and a ¬†wide, straight and safe finish on the Portaferry Road opposite Londonderry Park. Even when we’ve had to change other parts of the course due to rising levels of traffic, we’ve been… Read more »

Magreehan Cup

admin   June 9, 2020   Comments Off on Magreehan Cup

There is some talk now that club racing could re-start later in the summer, but it is not going to happen soon enough to save a classic event on Ards CC’s club calendar – the Magreechan Cup which was scheduled for this evening. Bobby Magreechan was chairman of the club for nearly two decades, and more recently was club president…. Read more »

Mile Eaters

admin   June 2, 2020   Comments Off on Mile Eaters

Peter McLean’s epic long ride at the weekend, and the hugely impressive average speed, certainly grabbed our attention on Strava. And it reminded us of a quiz question asked at a club BBQ many years ago – “name any riders from Ards CC who have ridden more than 200 miles in a day”. The expected answer was the five schoolboys… Read more »