One of the most popular early season classic cycle race is looming on the horizon in County Down. The ” Boyd Rice Solicitors Tour of Ards 2019” on Saturday 23rd of March will start of the 75th-anniversary celebrations with slight changes to the course, but will have the Mountain Road climb 4 times included in the Portaferry laps of the race!! With the local Ards based solicitors Boyd-Rice on board and the added support of Victory Chimp including the providing of the winner jersey, the prize money will be again worth his classic status and attract the best of the land. Online entries will go live on CI Entry-Central end February and limited to 80 riders (A*+A1-2-3 including juniors) and a reserve list will be in operation. The PNSI will control the safety of the race with motorbikes and mobile operation control car, aided by over 40 marshals and motorbike safety marshals. The Belgian Project will act as the media partner of the race, a courtesy as thanks for the continued support they have been given over the last years as sponsors. More info soon with entry details and maps etc on this forum.

Ards Cycling Club is pleased to announce Boyd Rice Solicitors as our sponsor for the Tour of Ards 2019. A local firm of solicitors, well established and located in the centre in Newtownards, Boyd Rice Solicitors offer a wide variety of legal services ( We look forward to working with Boyd Rice in 2019.
Ards Cycling Club are also delighted to announce that 
Victory Chimp will supply the winner’s jersey for the Tour of Ards 2019 sponsored Boyd Rice Solicitors. See Victory Chimp’s stunning design!
2018 winner Darnell Moore (Caldwell Cycles Omagh)
The Belgian Project will act as media partner of the race (Photo David Mc Veigh)