Archive for May, 2014

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Sign on will be at the Drumderg Roundabout Park and Ride carpark on the Toome bipass Sign on for the event will be on the night, with an entry fee of £5 per tester. Sign on will open at 6:45pm and close at 7:15pm with the first rider of at 7:30pm sharp.

ART of Memories – Bespoke Personalised Artwork

Posted: 25th May 2014 by Stephen in News
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This beautiful illustration of a road bike was hand drawn and donated to Spires CC by Victoria Nichols.

Inter-club Round 1 Results and League tables

Posted: 15th May 2014 by Stephen in News
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Round 1 of the Inter-club series commenced on 14th May 2014 with Spires CC hosting the first race. This year saw Bann Valley CC replaced by Roe Valley CC with the remaining four clubs being made up by Ballymena Road Club, Ballymoney CC, Bann Wheelers and Carn Wheelers.

Inter-club Round 1 – Spires CC – Wed 14th of May

Posted: 14th May 2014 by Stephen in News
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Spires CC are using their new circuit for tonight first round of the inter-club. Sign On 6:30pm – 7 o’clock start – 3 laps of an 7.8 mile course. Sign On – Newbridge Chapel Car Park on the Aughrim Road (near to the junction of the B18/ Shore Road) http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/413718066

The Giro d’Italia Weekend, Spires style!

Posted: 13th May 2014 by Graeme in News
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It isn’t every day that a major sporting event arrives on your doorstep, so when the eagerly anticipated Giro d’Italia arrived in Belfast, Spires CC members, along with other cycle enthusiasts from across the country weren’t going to miss it – and what a spectacle it was!

Magherafelt Giro Fun Cycle

Posted: 13th May 2014 by Graeme in News
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As Giro d’Italia fever hit Northern Ireland last week, Magherafelt did it’s best to be part of the Italian theme. Spires CC, along with four of Magherafelt’s pubs (Bryson’s, The Coachman, Downey’s and Mary’s), ran a fun cycle on Wednesday 7th May 2014 to coincide with the Giro d’Italia and Pub week which ran from the [...]

Spires CC takes part in the Coleraine Crit

Posted: 12th May 2014 by Graeme in News
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On Wednesday 7th May 2014, Bann Wheelers hosted a Criterium to celebrate Northern Ireland hosting the first 3 stages of the Giro d’Italia. Spires CC was represented by six of its members; Sean Wilson, Seamus Donnelly, Mark Glendinning, John Wilson, Chris Currie and Graeme Evans.

TT Trilogy Round 1 Report – McIntyre off to a flyer

Posted: 2nd May 2014 by Stephen in News
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A field of 28 testers signed on for the first round of the Spires CC TT Trilogy on Thursday night (1st of May). With dull, overcast conditions, low air temperatures and a light wind, which was of no great assistance on either leg of the trial, it was looking like a slow start to the competition may be on [...]

Spires CC Trilogy Round 1 Results 2014

Posted: 1st May 2014 by Stephen in News
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28 Testers turned up tonight for the first of the Spires CC Trilogy 2014 time trials on the Toome circuit. Sean McIntyre recorded the fastest time on the Toome course tonight with a fantastic time of 20.56. Cathal Doyle was very fast with a 21.43 and in third place Paul Vaughan is showing good form with 21.49 .