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…



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…



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…



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…



Registration to open on 5 May 2019 for Round 1

With the original first round cancelled, the Carn Wheelers’ event at Davagh Forest on Sunday 19 May will be the new first round of the series. Registration opens on Sunday 5 May 2019 at 8 pm for this round. For gridding purposes, riders will be called forward based on the time of registration. For more…



Round 1 – no venue

The first round of the Irish Cross-country mountain bike series was scheduled for 28 April and due to be hosted by Dromara Cycling Club. This race was due to double up as Round 2 of the Ulster cross-country series. Unfortunately the club has not been able to secure a venue for this event due to…



2019 NPS XC series – dates now available



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.