Spires Sportive 2016 – Sunday 11th September

Posted: 17th August 2016 by Stephen in News

On Sunday 11th September, Spires Cycling Club will host their annual Sportive in aid of S.T.E.P.S (Suicide. Talking. Educating. Preventing. Support.)
Proving to be highly popular over the past few years with routes ensuring all cycling abilities are catered for.

There will be three routes available on the day, 37 mile50 mile and 70 mile.

Sign on and go start between 8.30am and 9.30am

All routes will start from the Rainey Old Boys Rugby Club, Meadowbank, Ballyronan Road.
There will be on site parking available.

Entry fee for the event is £12 which includes refreshments before and on the return.

Enter Online HERE
or pay on the day

A day licence costing £2 is required by cyclists that do not hold a current Cycling Ireland licence. A licence can be purchased when signing on for the Sportive.

Spires CC Valentine Cycle 2016

Posted: 2nd March 2016 by Stephen in News
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Spires CC were delighted with the turnout of members and visitors for the recent Valentine cycle held

on the 13th February. Read the rest of this entry »

Spires CC Cycling Santas

Posted: 6th January 2016 by Stephen in News
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On Sunday 20th December a peloton of Santas was sighted in the Magherafelt / Portglenone area. Read the rest of this entry »

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A fantastic field of 52 testers signed on for the first round tonight sponsored by Stanley Best Estate Agents 


Thanks to all our Club members who helped out with tonights event.. Without you… These events wouldn’t happen.
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Three’s the Lucky Number

Posted: 21st April 2015 by Stephen in News
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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 »