There was stiff competition for this year’s All Ireland National Veteran Time Trial Championship with the top cyclists from all across Ireland signing up to contest for the National title on Saturday.
Local cycling record holder John Madden (Dig Deep Coaching – Inspired Cycling), was second only to last year’s winner Greg Swinand (UCD CC). Madden put in a storming ride to claim a silver medal from the National Vets’ Time-Trial Championships to add to the Ulster gold medal he won last week at the 10 mile championship.
“It is great to gain the silver medal and I am happy with my race. The course did not suit me with the challenging climb to the turn and a very technical decent but I could not have put out any more effort. It is also very rewarding to be on the podium at such a prestigious event as the National Championships and people have been very kind with their comments over the weekend.” Madden said after receiving his silver medal.