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Castlewellan in sunshine for super National XCO Championships

Banbridge CC hosts a super National Cross-country Championships at Castlewellan Forest Park.  Report here.


Deadline for entering the XC National Championships

The deadline for entering the 2018 Irish National Cross-country Championships is Sunday 15 July 2018.
For a link to the technical guide for the event, click here.


Exciting racing at the final round of the NPS

Many thanks to host club Carn Wheelers for putting on a great event at Davagh Forest. Race report here.

Registration now open for the final round of the NPS series

The final round of the Irish Cross-country Mountain Bike National Point Series (NPS) takes place on Sunday 8 July 2018 at Davagh Forest, County Tyrone hosted by Carn Wheelers.  Details of the race and a link to registration can be found here.

The heat was on at Tracton Wood

Blue skies and hot sunshine made racing tough at Tracton Wood for Round 4 of the NPS – see report here.

Registration now open for Round 4 of the NPS series

Round 4 of the National Point Series (NPS) takes place on Sunday 24 June 2018 at Tracton Woods Co. Cork hosted by MBCC.  Click here for details.

Strong racing at Lady Dixon Park

Round 3 of the NPS and more cross-country racing this time at Lady Dixon Park in Belfast. See report here.

Summer racing at Slade Valley

A warm day at Slade Valley for Round 2 of the 2018 NPS series.  Report here

A great day’s racing at Tollymore

A great opening round of the 2018 NPS series.  See race report here

2015 XC National Championships – Registration Now OPEN!

The online registration for 2015 XC Nationals in Bike Park Ireland is now open and will close on Monday the 13th of July (no late entries will be accepted with no exceptions!)

To register you will need to sign into your CI members section or register for a non-member Event Entry (for the non-championship categories). For both options please follow this link:

Online registration

Once logged in please click on the Events Booking and fill out the registration form. You will then have an option of paying online (via Paypal) or on the day. There will be no penalty for payment on the day. If you have any issues with the online registraton process please contact Cycling Ireland via the Contact Us section HERE

Depending on your licence type you will be able to choose from the following categories:

Senior races:

Elite Men / U23 (19+) – combined race with separate medals for Elite and U23)Elite Women (19+)

Junior Men (17-18)
Junior Women (17-18)

Masters Men (30-39)
Super Masters Men (40+)

Novice Mixed (open) – non-championship support race, S4 Men or S3 Women equivalent

Youth races:

U16 Boys
U16 Girls

U14 Boys
U14 Girls

U12 Boys
U12 Girls

U10 Boys  – non-championship race
U10 Girls  – non-championship race

U8 Boys - non-championship race
U8 Girls – non-championship race

U6 Mixed – non-championship fun race

All championship categories above all marked GREEN. To be eligible to take part in championship races all riders must have current Cycling Ireland licnence (no One Day Lincences will be accepted) and be of Irish Nationality (denoted by the IRL code on their licence).

All race distances and start times are to be confirmed closer to the event date.