Tag Archives: Ballygowan

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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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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Saturday short n sharp spin

I awoke to a very hard frost but a nice bright, dry Morning. Today was the Tour of Ards Cycle race which I wanted to Photograph but it started at 11am which would not leave me much time to squeeze … Continue reading

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Nocturnal spin

Straight home from Work and straight out on the stress reliever aka the summer bike for a short spin in the fading light. As I started out the Legs were sluggish, heavy, still fatigued from my efforts in the Weekends … Continue reading

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Solo Saturday

With bitter cold temperatures and a strong Wind 🙁 it was tempting to stay indoors and spin the Hamster Wheel. But the roads were bone dry, free from frost and Ice and there was the slim chance of some Sunshine … Continue reading

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Cold, Foggy, Wet drizzle

With freezing fog reducing visibilty, a damp drizzle in the air and a weather forecast of an afternoon of constant rain I opted for a short but reasonably hard effort Cycle this Morning. Through Dundonald and up the main road … Continue reading

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Cold, Dry and Sunny

I awoke to see soaking wet roads and a light frost on the Car and all my big ideas of getting out on the Bicycle for an 80 mile spin evaporated. A leisurely Breakfast came and went, multiple cups of … Continue reading

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