Cyclocross Season Kicks off

September 1st saw the start of the Irish Cyclocross season, kicking off in Kilternan, Co. Dublin and Dunleer based Cuchulainn man Aaronn McCann was in action in the B race. While he posted a good result to finish 10th, it was more a case of what might have been. An early puncture put him on the back foot, though he battled back up to the group riding for 5th, before a dropped chain forced another unplanned stop.
On Sunday the action moved to Orange Field in Belfast & in the underage section, the club had 12 riders in action, from under 10s upwards. Pick of the results was Nessa McCrystal in her first ever bike race, where she finished 4th in the under 10s. Meanwhile in the adult races Annette Dolan was 14th in the women's race, going one better than her husband Liam who was 15th in the B race, which also featured Karl Dolan & PJ Hynes, with Hynes also finishing in the top 20 in a feild of over 70 riders.
This weeks sees the start of The Bike Station Cyclocross league. The league will be run under floodlights every Thursday night for the next 12 weeks. Entry is online only at Meanwhile underage training continues at the same cyclocross track every Monday night from 7pm.