Open Racing

Orwell are very active on the national scene - see all the results and reports from open races here.

Bryan Geary takes us through his recent upgrade to A1. He recounts his early racing days and his return to the top domestic level.

So this was it. A hard year of training was complete. There had been many sacrifices along the way. I had cut back on the treats, eased off the sauce and succumbed to a diet of low intensity monster miles each weekend come rain, hail or shine. My family had suffered with me.

As the old expression goes “time is a great healer” and that is certainly the case when Jamie decided to ride the Rás for the second consecutive year. The pain and stress of the previous year was fading, all that remained were fond memories of a fantastic week with some great people racing around Ireland in glorious sunshine.

Bernard English took an excellent silver in the A3 National Road Race Championships in Cong, County Mayo at the weekend and gives us an account....

Get a cup of tea, as Luke GJ recounts his experience of being awash in a tidal wave of roof racks in the Tour of Omagh cavalcade.....