Author Archives: Cleggy

Foggy, Drizzly Coastal

I was planning to get up and get out for a ride with my Phoenix Cycling Club this Morning but Andrea a local Romanian Girl whom I have ridden with a few times contacted me and asked me to take … Continue reading

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Spinning the Legs over

After yesterdays longer Bike ride, the longest for a long time, I needed a short, very slow spin to spin the legs over and flush out some fatigue. Up the Greenway to Comber, out the Ballydrain road dodging the bomb-crater … Continue reading

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Spin with Vin

So far this year I have not got out and managed to fit in a decent longer distance Bicycle ride, today was all about addressing that. I phoned my mate Gavin and arranged to meet him in Moira and then … Continue reading

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The C group

This Morning’s ride choices were a Sportive in Armagh, a different Sportive in Lisburn, a solo cycle or out for a group spin with my Cycling Club. I eventually settled for the latter option but by the time I had … Continue reading

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To exercise the Legs or exercise the Nikon?

To exercise the Legs or exercise the Nikon? That was the dilemma this Morning as I contemplated between riding my Bicycle or scooting over to Photograph the Killinchy GP Cycle race. In the end I decided to load up a … Continue reading

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Up, up, up

After three full rest days off the Bike it was time to get back in the Saddle and Cycle over to Ballynure to collect my Car which was in for a service and prep for its annual MOT test. With … Continue reading

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Hard push

If yesterday was all about conserving energy, todays Cycle set fire to all the Matches and the Matchbox too. The overall average speed does not reflect that however as I battled a strong wind, I have definitely gone quicker in … Continue reading

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Keeping all the Matches in the Matchbox

Pushing hard efforts on a Bicycle is often referred to as burning a Match, and you only have a finite amount of Matches to burn before you run out of energy. Todays Bike ride was a nice steady spin keeping … Continue reading

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Tell me why, I don’t like Mondays

As Monday Mornings go, I have definitely had many, many, worse ones than this. Two and a half hours on the Bicycle, pushing relatively hard for the first 40 minutes or so then just spinning easily in sight-seeing mode for … Continue reading

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Sunny Sunday

Another lovely dry, sunny day, with a strong Northerly wind blowing. I clipped in to the pedals and set off through Dundonald, up the greengraves road across to Bradshaws Brae through Netownards and out the Portaferry coast road. I was … Continue reading

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