Author Archives: Cleggy

Going long

Two and a half days off the Bike to rest the body followed by an easy spin last Night, today was the day to give the Legs a solid workout. A long endurance spin at a sensible, sustainable effort, the … Continue reading

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Sunset spin

After two and a half days off the Bicycle it was time to get back out there, but only for a short and fairly low intensity ride. A steady spin up the Comber Greenway to Comber and out the Killyleagh … Continue reading

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The Saturday Club spin

A bright Sunny Morning and a Weather forecast for more of the same saw me tempt fate and set off from home for the Saturday Morning Phoenix CC Club spin without the Rain Jacket, in preference for freeing up a … Continue reading

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Early Birds and Worms

Something woke me from my Nights sleep just after 5am, it was already daylight and I was unable to get back to sleep so instead I got up, got the Cycling kit on, filled a Water Bottle and got out … Continue reading

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Chance encounters

A nice steady spin up the Comber Greenway then the Hillsborough road and Ballycreely road around to Moneyreagh and down in to Ballygowan. Lovely dry roads and hazy sunshine only a headwind to irk me but at least it would … Continue reading

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Moving on up

Saturday Morning and time for another group ride with my Cycling Club, as usual I soloed over to the meeting point at the House of Sport, a seven Mile ride to warm the legs muscles up and get them firing … Continue reading

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Sunny Miles

A Sunny but very Windy day, a day to leave the Summer Bike at home and ride the Winter Bike instead, the Winter Bicycles shallower rims are much easier to control in sidewinds. I set off through Dundonald and up … Continue reading

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Ards CC Road race

After a Rainy Morning the late Afternoon dried up and I got out on the Bicycle for a spin. Ards Cycling Club were holding a Cycle race later that evening that I wanted to watch and Photograph but I also … Continue reading

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Phoenix Sportive

A cold, foggy start as I cycled through town, up through Stranmillis and the Malone road to Lisburn to sign on for this Mornings Phoenix CC Sportive. With three route lengths on offer I opted for the middle distance 80KM … Continue reading

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Short and gentle

Day Four of taking it easy, resting up and not getting many miles in. Four easy days have allowed the fatigue to come down without losing too much fitness. I ventured out on the Bicycle this Afternoon for a short … Continue reading

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