Liscence Information for Existing Members!

13 December 2012
Many existing Ballymena Road Club members have been contacted by Cycling Ireland to apply "on-line” for their racing licences and membership renewals.They may now apply for their 2013 Cycling Ireland licence on-line at www.cyclingireland.ie. However all Ballymena Road Club fees MUST be paid before applying for the Cycling Ireland portion of your licence otherwise your application on the CI site will be rejected. The fees for Ballymena Road Club are £15 for all senior riders and £5 for all under 18 year olds. These fees can be paid at the club rooms any Monday night during January or by cheque payable to Ballymena Road Club and posted to Richard Wilson 56 Slaght Road Ballymena BT 42 2 JHClub Secretary Hazel Hughes says "If anyone has trouble logging on to the Cycling Ireland web site let me know and I can update your e mail address on the site.” Hazel’s email address is hazeldermot@aol.com Existing Ballymena Road Club members who feel they may be unable to apply on-line to renew their memberships and licences may attend the club’s first registration meeting of 2013 which is scheduled for Monday 7th January at 7.15pm in Rex Bonar House.Any cyclist who takes part in the club’s weekend touring or training rides is expected to join the club so as to benefit from Cycling Ireland’s third party insurance cover.The main benefits of membership include 24 hours a day 7 days a week Public Liability Insurance cover of up to 7.5 million Euro. There is also personal accident cover and legal cover in the event of a disputed claim having to go to court. (Please refer to Cycling Ireland for exact details)As well as the essential insurance benefits there are also numerous advantages to be had by joining a club such as Ballymena Road Club.BRC members have excellent club house facilities and the use of their Events’ Vehicle mini bus. The club has a comprehensive calendar of mid-week club race events and also plenty of touring activities for those who do not wish to race competitively. Each weekend club members may take part in a choice of club runs on both Saturday and Sunday mornings with rides to the North Antrim coast often on the agenda.