Carn Wheelers take on a capital challenge

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CARN Wheelers had 13 keen cyclists gathering up at 5am on Sunday morning to join in with the CCC crew on their first leg to Dublin. Nearly 40 cyclists in total left Cookstown, headed towards Dublin city centre and then onto Dublin Port to see the 18 CCC members off, a distance about 115 miles.

It was an incident free cycle for all involved, with a high average being recorded until we reached the middle of Dublin where it became less than walking pace with the volume of traffic. However after some friendly conversation from two local Garda members who were spotted in a Transit van, we got a police escort right through the city and onto Dublin Port.

Well done to all and Good Luck for the rest of the journey! There will be regular updates on the club website. Also, see www.capitalcyclechallenge.com for details of their challenge.

Dunmore MTB Race

At the weekend Carn Wheelers had a sizeable contingent at the Dunmore Mountain MTB race. Here are some of the results. Well done to all for once again flying the flag our our club.

U8 Girls: Eva Gordon 2nd; U10 Girls: Sarah Elder 3rd.

U10 Boys: Dominic Bradley 3rd, Andrew Gordon 5th, Cahair Doyle 7th.

U12 Girls: Kathryn Doyle 1st; Emma Elder 2nd.

U14 Boys: Sean Bradley 6th;

Senior 4 Men: Martin Bradley 3rd, Mervyn Goron 6th. Senior 3 Men: Stephen Law 4th.

Club Leagues

Here are the updated results from the Club RR & TT Leagues. TT League (After 3 rounds) 1-Cathal Doyle 36pts, 2-Michael Scullion 29,

3-Gerry Kelly 28, 4-Jody Evans 13, 5-Hugh Evans 8 5-Stephen Law 8; 6-Paul Duffy 7, 7-Johnny Taylor 6, 8-Artie O’Kane 5.

RR League (After 3 Rounds)

1-Gerry Kelly 19pts 1-Hugh Evans 19; 3-Michael Scullion 17 3-Trevor Averill 17; 5-Shane Elder 15, 6-Paddy Kelly 14, 7-Cathal Doyle 12,

8-Martin Bradley 11, 9-Stephen Walsh 10 10-Johnny Taylor 9 10-Paul Duffy 9; 12-Joe McRory 8, 13-Stephen Law 7, 14-Davy Crooks 6 14-Jimmy Gaile 6; 16-Barry Russell 3 17-Ronan McClokey 2

Next Race: Carn Wheelers will host a Road Race at their Curran Circuit on Thursday 5th July at 7.30. Sign on at the usual spot on the Curran Road.

Then on 26th we will host the Inter club at the Wood Road Circuit. More details on the website.

Tour Te Donegal

The date for the annual Tour Te Donegal has been announced for 22nd and 23rd September. Pencil it in - book it off - earn brownie points. Do what you got to do. Nothing else required as yet.

Club Cycles

Weekly cycles are Wednesday (6.30pm) and Sunday (8.00am) both leaving from Maghera Leisure Centre.

More details on all club events can be obtained from http://www.carnwheelers.co.uk/