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Dundalk's Cuchulainn Cycling Club see out 2018 with New Year's Eve Time Trial

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Dundalk's Cuchulainn Cycling Club see out 2018 with New Year's Eve Time Trial

Dundalk's Cuchulainn Cycling Club see out 2018 with New Year's Eve Time Trial

Dundalk's Cuchulainn Cycling Club closed out 2018 with its annual New Year's Eve Time Trial.

The route was 14.1 km from Dorian's Pub out to Ardee and back. This route has been in use for the last four editions and the riders greatly appreciated the resurfacing work that had been done on about 75 percent of the course.

First down the start ramp was Ardee Cycling Club's Cathal McCabe, and also the youngest participant in the event. He was followed by Rhiannon Dolan, another under 12 cyclist & both had outstanding performances. In total close to 40 cyclists signed on for the event.

Both Carrickmacross and Cavan Racing had a large number of cyclists's sign on.

The quickest time on the day was set by Cuhculiann's Liam Dolan, two-time winner of the event in the past. Liam set a time of 18:39, 57 seconds quicker than Ronan Grimes from Dublin's Orwell Wheelers.

The podium was completed by Ardee Cycling Club's Tomas McCabe, who did a time of 20:08. First Lady was also from the very strong Ardee Cycling Club Claire Ludlow

Afterwards the cyclists retired to Byrnes Pub in Castlebellingham for the prize giving.