Category: CHAIN GANG

2022 New Racing Membership : Pre-Application Form

The IVCA is now open to applications from new members interested in joing the league for the 2022 racing season.

Due to safety considerations, there will be a limited number of places available for new racing members in the IVCA for 2022, and the pre-application process, registering expressions of interest is being applied through this form. The form should be downloaded, completed and scanned and returned via email to before the 17th of December 2021.

The final determination regarding the number of available places for the new IVCA racing members will be made subsequent to the closing date stated above. Applicants will be considered on the basis of the date of receipt of their pre-application form. All potential new racing members will also be required to attend an accreditation session before their participation in the IVCA is approved.

You do not need to complete any further application at this stage, or send a membership fee, unless you are notified that your pre-application has been approved following the accreditation session.

The Pre application Form can be found and downloaded from this page or directly from this link 2022-IVCA-Pre-Application-form.doc

Spread the word! IVCA Open Women’s Masters Race (O35)


The IVCA has long been a fantastic supporter of Women’s cycling.  Sponsoring the Mountain Jersey in Ras na mBan for many years.  Now they are helping promote Masters Women’s racing by giving Women over 35 a taste of what is on offer in their Sunday racing by hosting a Women’s only race on the race card of Sunday 5th September.  This is a great opportunity for anyone who has enjoyed the Summer Series of racing throughout the country and wants to have another challenge.  There will be Prizes for the top 6 and top 3 over 50s so something for everyone.  Prizegiving with refreshments after the race outside the Hatchet Pub.

Participant Entry Link here –

TT_08 10Mile TT Results – Dunboyne Saturday 21st

Here are the results,

Thanks to our timekeepers and marshals


Name Actual Time Actual Time Pos.
Paul Dolan 00:22:02 1
Ken O’Neill 00:22:32 2
Mark Shields 00:23:34 3
Ian Devlin 00:23:44 4
Ian O’Hara 00:24:01 5
Malcolm Kell 00:24:06 6
Fergal Quinn 00:24:28 7
Mark Sheedy 00:24:30 8
Declan Weldon 00:24:50 9
Martin Kearney 00:25:28 10
Rodney Joyce 00:26:46 11
Colm Cassidy 00:27:24 12
Phil Ormrod 00:28:17 13
Peter Rice 00:35:50 14

Advance Notice of Annual General Meeting 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Irish Veteran Cyclists Association Company Limited by Guarantee will take place this year on:
Sunday 19th September 2021 at the Beehive Pub, Coolbeg Crossroads, Rathnew, Co. Wicklow, commencing at 12.00pm

 The AGM will focus on the statutory affairs of the company, and will be followed by a separate, informal meeting, to allow members to discuss sporting activities (i.e. racing, time trials, touring) and other operational matters of the IVCA.

 The following members are presenting themselves for election to the Board of Directors of the company for the next 12 months:

Mick Davis*
Terry Ryan*
Ian Cassidy*
Quentin Jansen*
Brendan Culleton*
Thomas O’Connell*
Stephen Bradley*
(* Current Directors)

The election of each of these nominees will be voted on separately.
Ger Madden is retiring from the Board this year. 

Resolutions in relation to company matters, and proposals for discussion in relation to sporting activities, should be sent by email only to: 

before 5pm on Friday 27th August 2021.

Any member wishing to be nominated as a Director should also forward their expression of interest to that email address by 5pm on Friday 27th August 2021.
In particular, this year we are seeking nominations from anyone who would be interested in volunteering for the position of Director with special responsibility as Race Director, who would also be a Director of the Company. 
When forwarding resolutions, we would ask members to make every effort to appear in person at the AGM to provide the rationale behind any such resolution. We would also ask that resolutions submitted provide an assessment of what financial and personnel resources may be required, and that the proposers indicate to what extent they would be available to volunteer their assistance with regard to the proposal, e.g. serving on the Board.
Documentation for the AGM will be circulated to members by email only, three weeks in advance of the meeting. See attached file for provisional agenda.
The  Board of the Irish Veteran Cyclists Association CLG

Dated the 16th August 2021.



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100 in 8 Tour Sunday 8th August 2021

Hi All,

The next round of the IVCA Leisure League is on this Sunday

The 100 in 8 Tour, Sunday 8 August 09.00am depart, The Grasshopper, Clonee.
Distance aprox 160km. Food stop in Delvin, co Westmeath.

All participants must have at least one vaccination shot and government Covid protocols will apply.

See route map below.


Brendan Johnston.
Leisure League liaison officer.

We’ll Meath Again Tour – Sunday 11th July

Hi all,

The “We’ll Meath Again Tour” is on this Sunday 11th July, meeting at Grasshopper pub carpark, Clonee, departure is 10.00am sharp. Distance of the event is approx 70 km. Tea stop in Summerhill at halfway mark.
All participants must be CI licence holders, and fully vaccinated against COVID 19. All government COVID GUIDELINES to be observed.

Kind Regards

Brendan Johnston- leisure league liaison officer 2021