Race event

2023 saw our GP rank as one of the most popular racing events on the local racing calendar! We welcomed riders from all over Ulster and also Dublin, Donegal and Meath.  Our challenging GP returns for another year in 2024.  Are you looking forward to fast flats sections and a challenging segment or two?  Then this race offers you both!  Many a race has been won and lost on the ‘Roller Coaster’ segment over the years. Read more…

K100 Charity Sportive

The K100 will take place on Sunday 13 August 2023. The event has one route of 100km that will offer a fantastic day out and a challenge to riders of all abilities. This year we aim to support OG Cancer NI which is a local charity set up in 2018 to help suffers of Stomach and Oesophageal Cancer.  The K100 Cycle sportive route includes the best of what the Killinchy and surrounding spectacular countryside / shorelines has Read more…

Big turnout at the Killinchy Cycling Grand Prix

The attacks that shaped the results of two of the races at the Killinchy Grand Prix may have been very different, but those who took the initiative came away with the spoils. Lindsay Watson (Powerhouse Sport) rode most of the main event on his own to win by several minutes while Drew McKinley (Newry Wheelers) took the initiative later in the A3 race with the same result; victory. The A1-A2 race, in Killinchy, Co Down, Read more…

New Members Welcome – Freewheelers Section

Our Freewheelers Section was formed in 2021 in recognition of a need to provide: The Club decided to provide a regular weekly spin aimed at satisfying both the above criteria and this has resulted in a Sunday morning spin @ 09.00 from Killinchy Community Hall. Our guided cycles are led by experienced KCC Club cyclists who will do their best to ensure all participants have an enjoyable experience. Our cycles are generally about 30 miles Read more…

Killinchy GP §st April 2023

Killinchy GP Saturday 1st April 2023

Our very popular yet challenging GP returns for another year. Looking for fast flats and a challenging segment of two? Then this race offers you both! Many a race has been won and lost on the ‘Roller Coaster’ segment over the years.   2022 witnessed some fantastic racing and we hope for the same this year again.  We are set in rural County Down and we start early at 08:30 to cause as little impact as possible Read more…

KCC Freewheelers Update

Over the Winter months the numbers of participants across the club on our scheduled weekly runs has reduced in numbers due to a variety of reasons but mainly down to adverse weather conditions. Jeff Aiken, who presently helps organise our Freewheelers Section runs every Sunday, has recommended to the Club, and our Club Officers have agreed, that we halt Freewheelers Section cycles temporarily and restart these in the Spring, when weather conditions are more favourable. Read more…

Annual Awards 2022

After our recent 10th birthday formal we opted for an informal Curry night at Overwood, Balloo House for our annual 2022 club awards It was an evening of great food, service and craic. Thanks to Balloo House as always! Winners 2022 Male cyclist of the year: Paul English Female cyclist of the year: Fiona Purdy Best newcomer: Catherine Ross Off road cyclist(s) of the year: Ross Galway & Scott Maitland Competition cyclist of the year: Read more…

Ten Year Anniversary Event

Members and friends joined to celebrate the ten year anniversary of Killinchy Cycling Club. We proudly marked the event with a formal black tie dinner and disco at La Mon Hotel and Country Club on 11 November 2022.   Ross Galway, founder member, and Ronan Sweeney, Chair of the Club and Club Sponsor (The Poachers Pocket, Lisbane), treated us to speeches before we enjoyed dinner and lots of dancing. Plenty of laughs and craic were shared and Read more…

Ulster Cyclocross Round 3 at Florida Manor

Round 3 of the Ulster Cyclo-cross series takes place at Florida Manor in Killinchy on Sunday 23rd October. This is the second year that we have been allowed access to this magnificent site. Rider note: we have been asked to use the entrance on the Ballybunden road BT23 6RD. See details of the race and a link to registration here