Ulster Cyclocross Series Round 7 – Ormeau Park

Ormeau Park was the venue for my first proper venture into Cyclocross, I was excited to get back racing after a long brake since the end of the road season. I hadn’t planned on racing any cross this off season however being the competitive person I am, I was missing racing a bike too much! I…

The Past, The Present & The Future

For those of you that don’t know me my name is Chris McGlinchey, although a lot of people know me as Kipper, a nickname given to me by my older brother when I was in primary school. From an early age I have loved everything on two wheels, initially it was racing 50/65cc motocross before…

Irish National Downhill Championships

The Nukeproof Irish National Champs were held in Rostrevor for the 2nd year in a row and with the improvements made on the track it was set to be a great weekend of racing. My main focus this season has been Enduro however I still enjoy racing Downhill so was looking forward to getting back…

Irish Gravity Enduro Round 2 – Ballinastoe

The 2nd round of the Irish Gravity Enduro Series was held in Ballinastoe, Co Wicklow. The last time I had ridden here was 2-3 years ago and I was looking forward to being back. I had heard that the trails had a good mix of pedaling, flowy single track and technical woods which suited my…

Scotland Enduro World Series – Tweedlove

After a disappointing race at the previous EWS in Ireland I was excited to try and put down a good result this weekend. The EWS in Scotland used a mixture of tracks from Glentress and Innerleithen which provided a great mix of trails. I had ridden both locations previously in DH events and MTB trips…

Irish Enduro World Series – Emerald Enduro

The most anticipated event of the year for everyone in Ireland did not disappoint! Chain Reaction Cycles Emerald Enduro was held at Carrick Mountain, Co Wicklow and was set to be a great event. For the Nukeproof Factory Racing Team this was their EWS debut, both Chris and Kelan were looking to make a big…