Tag Archives: Ballygowan

Wind 1 v 0 Derek

A Sunny Morning 🙂 with plentiful light Rain Showers and a relentless strong Wind 🙁 again I opted for the Winter Bike as its shallower rim depth Wheels are less of a handful in strong Wind. I set off up … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

Studying my Cycling metrics data it is obvious that since late June my Cycling fitness has been steadily declining due to various factors like a few head colds, a very wet and windy August and more recently a few days … Continue reading

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When Darkness descends, the temperature plummets

A beaut dry, sunny evening added haste to my Car commute home from Work. A brisk turnaround and straight out on the Bicycle to enjoy a spin in the Countryside with the objective of getting in 30 miles or thereabouts. … Continue reading

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Early spin before the Rain

I had planned a long lazy Morning in Bed as my employer had decided to give us all the day off for the bank holiday, the first time they have ever let us have it as a holiday. But I … Continue reading

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Saturday pootle

Up and out on the Bike and ready to ride to the House of Sport for the Weekend Club spin but I got barely half a mile when my Cycle Computer switched itself off. I turned it on again only … 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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Solo Saturday

Saturday Morning and after a longer lie on the Pillow than normal left me too late to go on the Club spin, so a solo Cycle was the order of the day. Bar the Wind it was a near perfect … Continue reading

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Gentle spin

This Morning I set off for the House of Sport to join the Weekend Saturday Morning, Phoenix CC, Club spin. The intention was to ride as easy as possible all Morning to save energy to get out again on Sunday … Continue reading

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Back on local lanes

Thursday was to be my last day in Clifden but the Weather turned damp and even Windier and I saw that the Weather forecast for Friday was much better. Rather than waste Friday’s good Weather travelling home I came home … Continue reading

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Chilly Evening at the Races

I took a reasonably gentle spin out to the Lisbane / Ballygowan area tonight to watch a Cycle race hosted by Ards CC. It was a beaut Sunny Evening but a distinct chill in the air. Being Bicycle mounted myself … Continue reading

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