Foyle Cycling Club

Cycling club based in Derry

Foyle Cycling Club - Cycling club based in Derry
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Foyle finishes close second in inter club league race series

Congratulations to the the FCC team who rounded up the five race inter club race league series last nite in some really difficult weather conditions. Last nite’s event was highlighted by Lawrence Watson’s finishing first in the A race and Jim Doyle’s finishing first in the B race. These were two excellent results as both […]

Inishowen 100 report Aug 17, 2014

One of the highlights of the club’s season(and we now have many!), the Inishowen 100 cycling challenge, passed off with great success yesterday, August 17. Once again the kudos and complimentary feedback we received from the participants who braved yesterday’s horrible(no other adjective can fully qualify the high, high winds and frequent wintery showers) weather […]

Week-end news June 01

Congrats to young Ryan Reilly on an excellent 8th place finish in the w/e’s Ras Dun na nGall, only 40 secs down on GC. What a great result for the continually improving young man. Congrats also to Donal D, Raymond D and your scribe(nothing like some self praise!) who completed the testing Granfondo Stelvio which […]


Our flagship event, the Inishowen 100, was run off on Sunday August 17 with great success. Despite the extremely bad weather more than 230 riders completed the event in what was a most difficult day.

Congratulations to everyone who completed the 60 miles or 100 mile course. You earned the kudos lauded on you!! are available for the riders.

Thanks to our organizer in chief Terry Donnelly and his crew for running the evnt smoothly and efficiently. The club received excellent kudos on the event.

The club’s Quayside maiden city criterium took place on Tuesday June 10 and judging by local and national feedback was a huge success. Once again thanks to our major sponsor, Quayside and also to our other sponsors Sustrans and Derry City Council.

Next up for the club is our support for the Churches Trust Tour de Foyle on Saturday Aug 23. Check out www.tourdefoyle.co.uk for more details on this worthy event.

FCC’s  vision is to be the premier cycling club in the north west with an emphasis on inclusivity, fun and a focus on all levels of participation in leisure, racing, sportive, and mountain biking events.

The Foyle club always welcomes new members. Please email
markmoroney@btinternet.com  or enquiries@foylecycling.net if you need more info.

If you a have basic cycling fitness please join our Saturday runs at 0900 from the sport complex, Buncrana Road, L’Derry. You will be welcomed by the most friendly club in the NW of Ireland!  (Basic level of fitness means you are well capable of cycling 35 to 40 m.)

Please remember that  your road bike must be in good mechanical order,  dress warmly ready for our weather, carry a water bottle, a banana, a spare tube with tyre levers and wear a helmet.

Sunday club runs leave the complex, Buncrana Road at 0900. They cover 100 km or so at this time of year. They are geared for the more experienced rider. If new it is best to start with a Saturday run and work in to a Sunday ride.

Please note registration with our club is expected after 3 introductory rides.

  • John Moran says:

    To all involved in the organisation and marshalling and foodstops on the 2013 Inishowen a great big thanks from your favourite overweight foul and loudmouthed cycling buddy from County Down.

    Fantastic set up as always and the weather was kind also.

    Some majestic rugged scenery around Malin Head and Kinnego made the pain worthwhile.That and the abuse from hecklers on the roadside and in cars passing by.You know who you are Donnelly

    Really glad I was able to participate.

    Missed Fergal McGeady grinning as he directed everyone down in Kinnego this year.That was always his favourite spot.

    fatonabikejohn