Three’s the Lucky Number

Posted: 21st April 2015 by Stephen in News

On Sunday 19 April 2015, a new ‘Spires CC Sportive Dream Team’, comprising of three club members Mark Stewart, Stephen Mewha and Marty Mc Erlean along with their hugely supportive respective wives, Nikki, Sally and Paula, delivered a highly successful “Three Loughs Mini Sportive”. The proceeds from this event will contribute towards the guys’ overall fundraising activities for the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100, which is taking place on Sunday 2 August 2015. It is all in aid of support for Action Medical Research for Children, a charity that saves and changes children’s lives through medical research. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cycle Time Change

Posted: 30th March 2015 by Stephen in News
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Spires CC Club runs will change for the summer months.

Saturdays & Sunday’s Groups A,B,C leaving The Rainey Old Boys Car Park at 8am. 60,40,25 miles.

Wednesday evening Groups A,B,C leaving. Rainey Old Boys Car Park at 6.30 PM

Friday Evening will be for Youths & Beginners. Leaving Rainey Old Boys at 6.30 PM. (Starts Friday 10 April) Read the rest of this entry »

St.Patrick’s Day Run

Posted: 24th March 2015 by Stephen in News
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It was a real pleasure to see over 40 cyclists out on Sunday to enjoy our St.Patrick’s day run.

Cyclists from all abilities attended from our racers and long distance sportive riders to beginners on their first ever cycle!

I would like to thank every single one of you as these events only work if we get support. Read the rest of this entry »

Maintenance & cleaning course

Posted: 24th March 2015 by Stephen in News
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Spires CC recently ran a bike maintenance and cleaning course.  Members new and old attended finding it a very worth wile and informative evening.

Watch out for further Spires CC courses…

Big thanks to Robert Paul and Stephen Mewha

Spires CC Race Season off to a solid start

Posted: 24th March 2015 by Stephen in News
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We are now almost a month into the 2015 racing season and Spires CC racers have been involved in numerous races across the Provence.

The Spires Men have been active in the M50, A3 and A4 categories at the Phoenix GP, the John Moore, Spires GP, The Danny Boy Races, Carn Classic and the Tour of Ards to name a few.

The number of racers attending these events has risen again since last year, with more still waiting to get their season off to a start. Read the rest of this entry »

Spires GP 2015

Posted: 9th February 2015 by Stephen in News
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On Saturday the 7th of March, Spires CC (Magherafelt) will be holding their annual Grand Prix road race,  returning to Ballyronan head quarters based in the Marina Centre.

The event will feature two separate races on the Ballyronan/ ‘three road ends’/ Loup circuit.

The event has already attracted a strong field including the top club riders from around the Provence with riders from Carn Wheelers, Ballymena Road Club and Velo Cafe Magasin all taking part. Participation of the riders from the Nicolas Roche Performance Team and the Dig Deep/ Inspired Cycling Team will only add to the quality of racing on the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Spires Cycling Club hosts Autumn Beginner Initiative

Posted: 2nd November 2014 by Stephen in News
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Spires Cycling Club have a recently completed their Autumn Beginner Initiative, which was aimed at encouraging people of all ages and abilities to join them in their weekly Saturday morning cycle. Read the rest of this entry »

Launch of the Spires CC 2014 Beginner/Improver Initiative

Posted: 23rd September 2014 by Stephen in News
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Building on the success of their recent Sportive, Spires Cycling Club is pleased to announce the launch of their free four week autumn Beginner/Improver Initiative, which will commence at 9am on Saturday 4 October 2014 and consist of a 2 hour morning cycle of approximately 20-25 miles. The aim of this course is to bring those new to cycling up to a level where by they can comfortably ride in a group at a sociable pace. Read the rest of this entry »

Spires CC 2014 Sportive is a Cycling Success

Posted: 23rd September 2014 by Stephen in News
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Spires CC held their third consecutive Sportive on Sunday 7 September 2014. Sportives are non-competitive cycle rides, which aim to engage as many people as possible from a wide range of ages and abilities in the joy of cycling, and with the options of 37, 50 and 70 mile routes, there was plenty on offer to suit all abilities. Read the rest of this entry »