Irish Road Club

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Entries Open for The Gorey 3 Day

Usher Irish Road Club are proud to present the 49th Gorey 3 Day Stage Race. This popular event takes place once again on Easter weekend, 4th April – 6th April 2015 and is open to A2 and A3 riders ONLY. The event will follow the traditional route to Gorey from St. Kevins Community Centre, Blessington Co. Wicklow on Easter Saturday. The event is once again restricted to a maximum 180 entries. The organisers have already had countless enquiries and entries are expected to fill within days of opening. To ensure guaranteed entries please pay attention to the details specified on...

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Junior Tour Trust Sportive Entries Open

Entries have now opened for the Junior Tour Trust Sportive, scheduled for February 1st at Casement Aerodrome Baldonnel. The event is has been kindly organised by the Air Corps Cycling Association in conjunction with Usher Irish Road Club. Two routes will be available for all: 57km route is as follows: Baldonnel – Celbridge – Leixlip – Maynooth – Rathcoffey – Clane – Straffan – Ardclough – Boston Hill – Newcastle – Baldonnel (Click to enlarge) 112km route is as follows: Baldonnel – Celbridge – Leixlip – Maynooth – Kilcock – Summerhill – Rathmolyon – Enfield – Carbury – Derrinturn –...

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2014 End of Year TT and Awards

In a break from tradition, the club ended the year with a TT race instead of the usual club league road race. Riders went off in pairs and had the option of competing for the fastest overall time or guessing their time in advance and ride the course with no computers. Alice and Harry Sherratt were on hand to kept track of times on the day and watch out for any tactical riding from the time guessers, as if anyone would try that!? The best overall time was produced by “The Dream Team”, Paul Dolan & Sean Bracken. (They were...

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Junior Tour Trust Fund

The Junior Tour of Ireland is in its 36th year in 2014. It has seen some of the biggest names of Irish and World cycling pass through over the years. Current Irish Professionals Nicolas Roche, Dan Martin, Philip Deignan and Sam Bennett have all tasted success as have Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish and many more. For every other racing cyclist, the Junior Tour has proven to be the event that defines them at a very young age, that helps them determine how to approach racing in the future. For the last number of years the Junior Tour has been without...

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