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Mount Isa Border Ride

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The Mount Isa Irish Club



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2018 Ride - Wrap up from Steve Carson

Posted on 16 June, 2019 at 0:50 Comments comments (8628)

Well 2018 proved to be another successful Border Ride.

While numbers were down slightly I feel this in part is due to the number of events on the calendar.

On the positive side the number of cyclists seen on the roads are certainly increasing. People are already enquiring as to what date is this year’s ride and teams are already starting to form.

As for the ride committee it would be without doubt one of the smallest but one that does a giant job. None of the team h...

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2015 Border Ride Wrap Up - by President Steve Carson

Posted on 22 January, 2016 at 22:45 Comments comments (3167)

Hi all,

Well with the Border Ride done and dusted it’s time for a few thank you’s and a couple of comments.

Firstly to everyone whether as a rider, supporter, sponsor or even only turning up to wave us off a big thank you to all. 2015 really was the biggest and best yet and though the flu knocked a few of the start line one hundred and fifty seven cyclists nominated.


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Rodeo Queen entrant Alex Burgaretta, who is fund raising for local animal welfare group Paws, Hoofs and Claws, Inc

Posted on 27 March, 2014 at 1:30 Comments comments (2995)

If you enjoychallenges (such as the Border Ride) and would like to set yourself, eithersolo or along with friends, a new goal to add to your cycling resume, then thiscould be for you. On the last weekend in June, Rob Bounds is going to ride from Townsville to the Isa in forty- eight hours.  

Yep, you read it right, within 48 hours!

For those of you who reckon this is a bit ambitious, Rob did this same distance inreverse, from Isa to Townsville, last yea...

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Message from the President Steve Carson

Posted on 22 March, 2014 at 19:00 Comments comments (2281)

Hi all,

Just an update on this year’s Border Ride. With theAGM done and dusted planning is well underway for what we hope will be thebiggest and best Border Ride yet. And as we all know, the next five months willfly by. We’ll be trying for fortnightly updates and our first is the excitingnews that the committee has secured Blair Stockwell, MBE, as our guest speakerfor this year’s annual dinner.

Blair’s accomplishments include representing New Zealand...

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2012 Border Ride in Review

Posted on 8 February, 2014 at 21:30 Comments comments (5025)

Ninety eight cyclists along with almost sixty supporters took part in last year’s ride. The Mount Isa Irish Club, Xstrata Mount Isa Mines, Bell and Moir, Harvey World Travel, M.I.Sprints, Sportspower and Sam Balch from QH2O Water, all who have supported the ride since the first, once again came on board as sponsors. 

Joining the sponsors list last year were l...

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