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John breaks the 30mph barrier

admin   May 1, 2018   Comments Off on John breaks the 30mph barrier

Nine hardy souls braved the wet and windy conditions on the Portaferry Road for tonight’s straight in 10k time trial from Greyabbey to Newtownards. With a strong side/tail wind, conditions were fast for those able to maintain an aerodynamic position while keeping their bike under control.                     Fastest was John Rafferty, whose… Read more »

Keith turns the tables on John

admin   April 24, 2018   Comments Off on Keith turns the tables on John

In tonight’s re-arranged 5 mile time trial, Keith Philips (North Down) turned the tables on John Rafferty (Ards CC) to take the win by 2 seconds after losing to him by 3 seconds in last week’s 10 mile time trial. This is a counting event for the club 5 mile Handicap Cup. Each Ards CC rider’s time is compared to their previous personal… Read more »

Latest Cycling Books reviewed

admin   April 22, 2018   Comments Off on Latest Cycling Books reviewed

Here are a couple of new books to add to your summer reading list. First up is the Jens Voigt autobiography “SHUT UP LEGS!“. Voigt is a cycling legend, having started in a record equalling 17 Tour de Frances, and spent much of them off the front in long distance attacks (some of which were successful, but many more of which… Read more »