Author Archives: Cleggy

Wild and Windy

Is there no end to these strong Winds? August was a washout, now Autumn is just one constant battle with the Wind… and the Wind is winning the battle every single time. Today was a 42 mile Cycle door-to-door. Up … Continue reading

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Soggy Saturday Solo

After waiting all Morning and most of the Afternoon for the Wind and Rain to subside it was time to grab the Winter Bike and head out for a shorter spin than normal and so I decided to keep the … Continue reading

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Night Ride

Too warm indoors for a Hamster Wheel session, not enough daylight hours remaining when I get home from work in the Evening whats a fella to do? Harden up and get outside on the Bicycle anyway, thats what! Good lights … Continue reading

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Sweatfest

Rain and very strong Wind outside made me change my plans to get out on the Tuesday evening Club spin round the Airport road and instead I tried a session on the Turbo trainer aka the Hamster Wheel. Despite no … Continue reading

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Going Coastal

A damp start, with the roads still wet from overnight rain as I set off briefly along the Greenway then through Dundonald up the Old Belfast Road, up the Holywood road and down the Ballymoney road to Helens Bay. Onwards … Continue reading

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Gentle recovery spin

Mid-Morning and I set off on the Bicycle for a nice easy recovery spin just to flush the legs out after yesterdays tiring spin. I barely got half a mile before picking up a puncture, I had not had a … Continue reading

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Wind 1 v 0 Derek

A Sunny Morning 🙂 with plentiful light Rain Showers and a relentless strong Wind 🙁 again I opted for the Winter Bike as its shallower rim depth Wheels are less of a handful in strong Wind. I set off up … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

Studying my Cycling metrics data it is obvious that since late June my Cycling fitness has been steadily declining due to various factors like a few head colds, a very wet and windy August and more recently a few days … Continue reading

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Tuesday Clubbing

Tuesday and Thursday Evening’s throughout the Winter months sees my Cycling Club do fast paced group rides up and down the Airport road in a relatively safe environment. Street lighting, roads salted, down at sea level and light traffic means … Continue reading

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When Darkness descends, the temperature plummets

A beaut dry, sunny evening added haste to my Car commute home from Work. A brisk turnaround and straight out on the Bicycle to enjoy a spin in the Countryside with the objective of getting in 30 miles or thereabouts. … Continue reading

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