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2018 Cycling Ireland Youth National Road Championships


The Irish National Youth Cycling Championships 2018 are based in the
Ballymoney – Dunloy area.
On Sat 18th and Sun 19th August

Hosted by
Ballymoney Cycling Club
in partnership with
Dunloy Cycling Club

The Entry Fee for the 3 Races is £30.00 per rider online

Riders are welcome but not encouraged to register on Saturday morning at the Race HQ
On the Day Entry Fee – £15 per race

ENTER ONLINE TODAY………..Entry Central Registration – On Line Entry

Sign on is both the Friday evening (17th) from 6.30pm until 9.30pm and on Saturday morning from 8am – 9.15am.

Dunloy GAC – Sign On

Click on the link above for details of the Sign on/Registration address (Sat Nav)

The TT Route map

First (1st) rider off at 10.00am

The first event is the Individual Time Trial a 4.7 mile (7.5km) U shaped course. This test begins outside the Primary School on the Bridge Road LHT onto the Glenbuck Road (Lower), LHT onto the Bellaghy Road to the finish in the centre of Dunloy where there will be a good crowd to welcome the riders. The first rider is off at 10.00am Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to Boys and Girls in the following categories…. U11/U12/U13/U14/U15/U16

Riders will be set off in Age groups starting with U11 – U12 – U13 – U14 – U15 and U16
The Start List will be published prior to the event on the 18th

…. There will be gear checks at the end of the TT …. anyone who fails to get their gears checked will be given the time of the slowest rider.

Youth National
Road Race Circuit

Sign On from 1.45pm until 2.45pm

The Road race is on the Glenbuck Circuit featuring a tough climb each lap through the finish line, the circuit is 6.5 miles (10.4km)
The race starts at the top of the Glenbuck climb at heads into the Long Mountain range above Rasharkin, a LHT onto the Mullan Road, then a LHT onto the Duneaney Road and descends towards the LHT onto the Killagan Road and immediately LHT onto the Bridge Road a rolling road and a LHT at the Bridge Bar onto the Glenbuck Road and the finish.

Boys and Girls – All age group races will be run as separate events

and U12’s will race will race one lap (1 lap)
U13 and U14’s will race two laps (2 laps)
U15 and U16’s will race five laps (6 laps) ALL the races finish on the Glenbuck climb

The Town Centre Course
(Click on the link to see the course map)

SIGN ON – Townhead Street Ballymoney from 8.00am

This is the same course as was used in 2014, a fast yet very technical challenge for the riders, 0.69 mile (1.1km) Starts of at the Ballymoney Museum on Townhead street then RHT onto Model School road, at the roundabout it is a sharp RHT (NOT round the roundabout as the map shows) onto High Street and a slight downhill to the LHT and sharp turn onto Linenhall Street, RHT onto Victoria Street and sharp RHT onto Church Street a narrow street and then RHT onto High Street and back to the start finish area, the pits area will be located at the High Street section and will be marked.

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