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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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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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Carlingford Century

Carlingford and the Cooley Peninsula is an area in the Republic of Ireland that has been on my Radar to Cycle for quite some time. So when I saw on the Phoenix Cycling Club message board that the B1 group … Continue reading

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Scenic County Down

Up early, kit on, Bicycle sorted and out the door earlier than normal to benefit from traffic free roads. The plan was to head out against the Wind, tackle a lot of hills and then turn for home on flatter … 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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Phoenix Sportive

Another dry, Sunny Morning as I left Belfast for Lisburn for my cycling clubs annual Sportive. I had barely gone a mile when I had to hurriedly stop and pull on the Arm warmers due to the chill in the … Continue reading

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Spin with Gavin

Saturday Evening and my mate Gavin contacted me to see if I was interested in meeting up in the Morning to go for a spin on the Bicycles for a couple of hours. It was a chilly but Sunny Morning … Continue reading

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Phoenix Club spin

There was a distinct chill in the air and a cloudy mist over the Belfast Hills as I clipped in to the Pedals and set off along the Knock Carriageway for the House of Sport and the Saturday Morning, Phoenix … Continue reading

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Frosty & Sunny

A very heavy frost overnight had me umming and aaaing about whether to venture out early for the Saturday Phoenix Cycling club spin or delay my start by an hour to allow for a thaw and do a solo spin … Continue reading

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Phoenix CC Club spin

Setting off along the Knock dual carriageway for the House of Sport and the Phoenix CC Saturday Club spin it was another very pleasant Autumnal Morning and with time on my side I had a short stop at Minnowburn for … Continue reading

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