Tag Archives: Ballynahinch

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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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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Lap of the other Lough

Andreea’s Cycling fitness and endurance is currently not what it was a year ago and she has not managed to do any longer distance spins this year, so she asked me to help her get an 80 mile ride under … Continue reading

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Solo, Sunny Sunday in the Lanes

So Phoenix Cycling Club recently took the decision to start the Weekend Club spins half an hour earlier at 9am for the duration of the Summer. It means I have to get up early at the Weekends if I want … 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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Sunny Slieve Croob

What a day for a Bike ride, ‘Wall-toWall’ Sunshine, dry roads and not too bad winds, mostly 🙂 I decided that County Down would be the destination and specifically an ascent of Slieve Croob from the Castlewellan side. I had … 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

Despite the roads still being wet from last Nights Rain there was no doubt in my mind about what Bicycle to ride on this Morning’s Phoenix CC club spin, the good bike aka my Cannondale. There was however many doubts … Continue reading

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Phoenix club spin

Clipping in to the Pedals and Cycling off along the Knock Road and the Outer Ring to get to the House of Sport for the Weekly Phoenix Cycling Club spin the roads were strangely dry with no rain despite a … Continue reading

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