Archive for the ‘TrailQuests’ Category

Its back….. Dromara Cycling Club are expanding the fantastic sucess of the 2008 winter league. In 2009 we shall be holding 6 events on the following dates. There will be a 3.5 hour and a 2 hour event on each date. There will be prizes for each and the best team with youth members. The […]

Autumn Schedule


The calendar has never been busier for the local AR/Multisport scene. When you throw in orienteering events, then your problem is deciding what race to enter. Tomorrow is the Causeway Coast Marathon, which is organised by Rowan and the team at 24Extreme. It’s a great route along the north Antrim coastline and if my Saturday […]

The final round of the Trailblazer Series took place yesterday and rather than competing I took on the role of course planner. Since this was the last event of the series I had the longest time to prepare the course over pervious planners and this gave to an opportunity to fully explore the back roads […]

Sunday morning was a very civilized affair. No early morning starts (anything after 8am is a sleep-in), a relaxed breakfast and a stress less 30 minute drive up to Belfast and the start to the 5th round of the Trailblazers series. The weather was overcast, but warm – it was a perfect day for trailquesting. […]

The area north of Belcoo was the location for the 4th round of the Trailblazer series. The area consisted mainly of the large forests of Ballintempo and Belmore, with a highly percentage of riding on forest tracks than roads. The area was also hilly with a lot of short, sharp climbs and some very fast […]

The 3rd round of the Trailblazer Trailquest Series took place in the Sperrins yesterday (Sunday 17th). The HQ was based at the An Creagan Centre which was located about 12 miles west of Cookstown along the A505 road. The weather had been wet leading up to the weekend and the forecast for Sunday still was […]

The 2nd event of the ‘Trailblazers MTBO’ Trailquest series took place on Sunday. This event covered the area around Killyleagh, going as far north as Killinchy and south to Finnabrogue. The start and finish was based at the Delamont Country Park. The event planner, Ivan Millar, used most of the 150km squared area of the […]