Author Archives: Cleggy

The Sunday Club spin

This Weekends Club spin saw us depart from the norm and stick to main roads to start with, taking the Malone road through Ballyskeagh to Lisburn and staying on the main road up to Moira and past Magheralin before taking … Continue reading

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I fought the Wind and the Wind won

After faffing about for most of the Morning I finally got organised and out on the Bicycle on a Sunny 🙂 but very Windy Afternoon 🙁 Due to the strong Wind and even stronger gusts I opted for the Winter … Continue reading

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Recovery Spin

Another very warm, sunny, day and a short, very easy effort, recovery spin up the Comber Greenway, through Comber and out the Ballydrain road to Daft Eddie’s for a Caramel Square then home again with equally as low an effort … Continue reading

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Leg burning in the Sun

Saturday Morning 06:00 hours, time to start preppin for the Phoenix Cycling Club group ride. I turned on the Cooker to Cook some Eggs but when I opened the Fridge there were none arggghhhh! A Bowl of Porridge was the … Continue reading

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Steady effort Evening spin

Home from Work and out on the Bicycle on a really pleasant Evening. The plan was just to get a decent few miles in before dark at a very steady pace but when I got out for a while I … Continue reading

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2x Ballyregan & a Partridge in a Pear Tree

Out after Work on a grey but lovely warm Evening. Getting out later than planned and only realising after I had ventured out that I had forgot to turn on the immersion to heat Water for a Shower I decided … Continue reading

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Early Bird spin

Sunday Morning and I awoke earlier than planned, the forecast for later in the Morning was horrible so I ruled out the Club spin and instead went out early for a short, fast, spin before Breakfast. The Wind was very … Continue reading

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Up up up to watch the Crilly

Today saw my Phoenix Cycling Club host the popular Draynes Farm, Bob Crilly Classic road race. The popular race sees competitors do laps around a road circuit near Nutts Corner which then leads in to the iconic finish climbing all … Continue reading

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Reawakening the Legs

Friday Evening and time to get back on the Bicycle Saddle after taking it easy all Week to let my body rest, recover and adapt to the Week of training down in Clifden. Well rested I hit it hard, keeping … Continue reading

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Video : 2017 Tour de Connemara

Below is my edited footage from this years 2017 Tour de Connemara Sportive starting and finishing in Clifden, County Galway, Ireland. The day started damp and very windy and ended up warm and sunny but still windy.

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