I met Billy about 14 years ago when his son Adam came to the foreground in our cycling world, I was looking for a ride in one of the team cars to follow the race (Red Hand in Ballymena) and learned a lot about Irish cycling in the following 3 hours, Billy’s version of course, as it was a different version then the norm, his knowledge immense, his technical skills amazing, something I always gonna remembers about Billy was his passion for the sport, he was a cycling sales rep till well in his seventies, a rock for his son Adam and long time member of the Famous Northern club of his friend Dave Kane. The last time I met Billy was in his favourite bar in Newtownards called Roma’s about 5 years ago, he bought me a pint of Guinness and we caught up on the gossip, unfortunately, it was the last time I saw him, as his health was not to good anymore, but a memory to saver…Rest In Peace Billy
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Good luck to all the Irish and Ulster youth teams in the “Youth Tour of Scotland” in Perthshire this weekend for the ninth edition of this famous race, with 156 riders from six countries taking to the start line in Perthshire from 1-4 April.
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