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A great spectacle of cycling at the XCO National Championships

The 2019 Irish National Cross-country Mountain Bike Championships were held at Tracton Wood in County Cork on Sunday 21 July 2019. Hosted by Mountain Bike Club Cork (MBCC) the club has been working hard to create a challenging course for all ages. Full report here.



National XC Championships – entry now open until Sunday 14 July

The Irish National Cross-country Mountain Bike Championships take place over the weekend of 20-21 July 2019. See details here.

Entries to date here

If you have any issues with registering
a) ensure that you have Ireland on your licence card
b) ask your club secretary to register for you
c) contact secretary@offroadcyclingireland.ie
BEFORE the closing date.



A great day at the final round of the NPS at Castlewellan

A great event by Banbridge Cycling Club to finish of the 2019 National Point Series (NPS) at the super venue – Castlewellan Forest Park. Report here.



Round 4 – Castlewellan

Registration for Round 4 of the 2019 XC National Point Series (NPS) opens on Wednesday 12 June 2019 at 8 pm. Gridding for the event will be based on the current league standing (for the first rows of riders) followed by riders based on time of registration. See details here.



Super racing at the tough Ticknock course

Many thanks to the crew at MAD Mtb for hosting Round 3 of the NPS XC series on Sunday 2 June 2019. Race report here.



Irish National Cross-country Mountain Bike Championships 2019

Mountain Bike Club of Cork (MBCC) will host the Irish National Cross-Country Mountain Bike Championships 2019 on Sunday 21 July at Tracton Woods.



Old venue brought back for Round 2

Round 2 of the Irish Cross-country mountain bike National Point Series (NPS) took place at Torc, Muckross just outside Killarney in County Kerry. Host club Killarney CC said it had been 30 years since this venue was last used and what a picturesque one it was. Thanks go to Killarney National Parks and to the Management Committee of of the Muckross Community Centre where sign on took place. Read the full report here.



A great start to the NPS at Davagh

The first round of the Irish Cross-country Mountain Bike National Point Series took place at Davagh Forest, Co. Tyrone, on Sunday 19 May 2019. Course designers from the host club, Carn Wheelers, are well used to the venue but had to do some amendments this year due to construction of the Dark Sky Observatory due to open in spring 2020. Read the full report here.



XC NPS Round 2 – Killarney CC

Following on from Round 1 (Carn Wheelers) we head to Killarney for the second round of the Irish XC NPS.

The course presents plenty of challenges with a good mix of fast flowy sections & rooty technical bits which Torc is famous for in Killarney.With categories from Under 6 right though to Senior 1 Men and Women, there really is something for everyone.

Full details: http://irishxcnps.ie/?page_id=1188




XC NPS 2019 Round 3 – MTD MTB

Following on from round 1 (Carn Wheelers) and round 2 (Killarney CC) of the 2019 Irish XC NPS brings the series back to Ticknock. The course is running sweet and takes in a wide mix of terrain, with leg-burning climbs, some wide open, some techy, and a wide variety of smile-inducing descending.
With categories from Under 6 right though to Senior 1 Men and Women, there really is something for everyone. Catering and DJ on site. Bring the family, it should be a great day.
Full details http://irishxcnps.ie/?page_id=1190