DU Derny

Commissaire and Derny Pilot Training

A number of members expressed interest in Commissaire and/or Derny Pilot Training. With a view to organising this we have contacted Paul Watson and Dave Urquhart. Both of them said they could make themselves available in the first quarter of 2016.

If you are interested in acquiring the skills for either of these disciplines please let us know . Please use the contact form located here: <contact form>. These training courses will only be run if  there is a sufficient number of people interested.

2016 Dates for Accreditation @ Sundrive

Sundrive Velodrome
Open training sessions run from beginning of February to the end of October, but all riders must undergo basic accreditation first and must hold a current Cycling Ireland Licence.
A basic licence is needed to train, and a Limited Competition or Full Licence is the basic requirement for racing.

Local Weather
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Accreditation is the basic level of skill required to participate in training and riders will be required to participate in at least one further full training session and only if can be signed off on some other skills and ability to display those at speed, will then be allowed to race.
Dates listed below
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2016 Track Dates

2016 Track Dates pending approval by Cycling Ireland
23rd April 2016 – Junior Track Championship
4th June 2016  – Duane Delaney TGP
18/19th June 2016 – Men & Women’s Olympic Omnium
2nd/3rd July 2016 – Dublin Trackcycling International
16thJuly 2016 – Youth Track Championships
6th August 2016 – Team Sprint / Team Pursuit Keirin Nationals
13th August 2016 – Youth Interprovincial (Belfast)
27/28th August 2016 – Senior Track Championships
10th September 2016 – Masters Track Championships
17th September 2016 – Leinster Track Championships

Saturday Training at Sundrive recommences 6th Feb 2016
First Accreditation Saturday 13th February 2016
Monday SQTs at Sundrive recommence 9th May 2016
Sundrive Summer Track League : Wed 27th April to Mon 20th June  <Details>
Sundrive Autumn Track League : Wed 29th June to Wed 24th August <Details>

Bray Wheelers Youth Camp

Bray Wheelers Youth Track Camp
This camp is run by Bray Wheelers but is open to youths from other clubs.
Contact Ger Ivory  087-9917090
Cost : €25 (to include bike hire etc)

The camp is designed to take riders from beginner level to track racing competency in readiness for the 2016 season.  All riders must have a current CI licence and will be designed to be progressive so it is important to attend from the start esp if new to the track.

 Day 1: Sunday 11th October
2-4 p.m. This will be an introduction to the track, getting everyone up and running, ready for the accreditation.

Day 2: Tuesday 27th October
10 a.m – 1 p.m. The first day of accreditation will involve some basic drills and exercises.

Day 3: Wednesday 28th October
10 a.m – 1 p.m. More drills and work on bike handling skills.

Day 4: Thursday 29th October
10 a.m – 1 p.m. This will be the final day of accreditation. This day will be the most difficult and will put new skills to the test finishing up with some mock racing. (Weather permitting )

Day 5: Sunday 6th December  2-4 p.m. Full training session.

Riders will be active each day so please dress appropriately. It will be cold! Helmets and gloves must be worn on the track at all times. Lunch will not be provided by the club so please bring your own for each day. Please also remember to bring water and stay hydrated.