Major cycling race ‘Tour of Ulster’ returns to Moy in Tyrone

Roger Aiken leads Lindsay Watson at Tour of Ards.

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Once again, the ‘AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster’ is returning to south Tyrone to relive its ‘fight for pink’.

The AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster is one of Ireland’s longest established races.

Established in 1957, the race is attracting elite riders from across Ireland & the UK. This year’s race see’s the cyclist starting and finishing all three stages in the village of Moy during the 2016 May Bank Holiday weekend.

Neil O’Brien, chairman of the host company, AmberGreen Energy, said he is delighted to be involved with the ‘AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster’ following the success of last year’s event.

“We are delighted to take this opportunity to show our commitment to the people of Northern Ireland and to begin a long term relationship with Ireland’s most famous cycling race.

For full race details, check out www.tourofulster.com for more details on the route and riders or why not follow us on Twitter @AGETourOfUlster / Facebook AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster for regular updates.

Meanwhile, the Cookstown 100 motorcycling races will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30.