Monthly Archives: April 2018

A lap of the other Lough

A North Wind today which would ordinarily mean cycling up Antrim direction to benefit from a tailwind home, but being a Weekday I didn’t fancy going through the City and the commuter traffic chaos and the alternative of the Loughshore … Continue reading

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Phoenix CC tour of Antrim

It was a very chilly Morning as I clipped in to the Pedals to Cycle over to the House of Sport for the Saturday Club spin with Phoenix Cycling Club. I was glad that I opted for the Winter Jacket … Continue reading

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Chucking Fluff

Stood at the Kitchen Sink washing the dishes from my evening Meal I couldn’t help notice the clouds of Flies in the back garden, the Sun was shining, the earlier Rain showers had passed through and the strong winds had … Continue reading

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Short spin

A dryish Morning with the constant threat of Rain and an unforgiving strong Wind so just a short little spin on the Bicycle today keeping the effort down a little bar one or two short, harder efforts. A nice easy … Continue reading

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To the Lough and back

A reasonable day for a Bike ride, dry roads, overcast, a little on the chilly side and a character building strong wind making a solo spin tougher than what the equivalent route on a group ride would be. I planned … Continue reading

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Phoenix CC easy spin for ice cream

Finally a Blue Sky, dry roads, sunny Morning and the weather forecast was for more of the same all day long before the Rain returns overnight. It was a chilly start as I clipped in to the Pedals and cycled … Continue reading

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Tour of County Down

I set out this Morning with ambitions of Cycling my first imperial Century ride this Year with a route that would take me up to Newcastle, through Bryansford up over Spelga, back down to Kilkeel and home. As I set … Continue reading

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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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