Tag Archives: Ballygowan

Sunshine, Showers and lots of Wind resistance training

A sunny day with plentiful rain showers and an ever present strong wind which made for tough going on the Bicycle but good training all the same. Out through Dundonald in to Millmount and a climb up the Greengraves road … Continue reading

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Castleward bun run

Despite “the best laid plans of Mice and Men” a couple of unforseen minor issues with batteries saw me leaving the house ten minutes later than planned and now well and truly up against time to get across the outer … Continue reading

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Steady spin

Back on the Summer Bike this Evening for a steadier spin, keeping a limit on the energy output just getting some miles in without accruing too much stress on the leg muscles. I set off through Dundonald on the Newtownards … Continue reading

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n + 1

Rule 12 // The correct number of Bikes to own is n+1 While the minimum number of bikes one should own is three the correct number is n+1, where n is the number of bikes currently owned. This equation may also be re-written as s-1, … Continue reading

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Sunny Evening spin

Another day and another Cycle, I set off before 8pm and was surprised at just how warm it still was, but the arm warmers and Gillet were in the back pocket anyway as I knew the temperature would drop at … Continue reading

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Reagh Island

Friday Afternoon and out on the Bicycle for a short but enjoyable Bike ride round the County Down lanes. Up the Greenway to Comber to start with avoiding the stressed out Motorists on their commute home from Work. Out of … Continue reading

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Good day, good route, poor performance

Another decent day to get out on the Bicycle and a good brisk pace up through Dundonald to Comber on the main road, it felt easy, maybe I had a tailwind? From Comber I kept to the main road up … Continue reading

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Club Championship road race

Another beautiful toasty warm Evening and another Phoenix CC club championship race near Saintfield. I took a steady spin up the Greenway to Comber and out the Ballydrain road then around the Ballyglighorn road and Quarry road up in to … Continue reading

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Phoenix CC Vets and Ladies Club Championships

This Evening was the Phoenix CC Vets and Ladies Club Championships road race around the Jacobs ladder Circuit at Saintfield better known to Motorcycle racing enthusiasts as the old Temple 100 Course, with the exception that the Cycle race runs … Continue reading

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Short n sharp

A full one and a half days rest and recovery since my solo century and after waiting until the slightly cooler evening after the raw heat of the day it was back on the Saddle and out for a short … Continue reading

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