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Killyleagh Picnic

In stark contrast to yesterday today was bright Sunshine and mostly dry roads 🙂 but the strong wind was still hanging around 🙁 I set off nice and easy along the Comber Greenway to Comber then increased the pace a … Continue reading

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Collecting the Car

With the Weather forecast predicting Rain to come in early to mid-Morning and stay all day I set off in the dry to collect my Car hoping to get a dry spin over. I had barely made it down in … Continue reading

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Car-less and carefree

That time of Year again where I leave my Car with a Garage for its annual pre-mot once-over. I drove over to Ballynure with my Summer Bike in the back of the Car and then cycled home again. My route … Continue reading

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Empty Legs

Sometimes you are the Hammer, sometimes you are the Nail. Today I was the Nail, the legs were lacking, missing in action! I met Andreea in the usual place and we set off down the Comber Greenway to the Beersbridge … Continue reading

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Reawakening the Legs

Friday Evening and time to get back on the Bicycle Saddle after taking it easy all Week to let my body rest, recover and adapt to the Week of training down in Clifden. Well rested I hit it hard, keeping … Continue reading

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Recovery Ride in the Sun

Still very Windy so back out on the Winter Bike again for an easy two hours at a very low intensity to let the body recover from all the miles this Week. Utilising the Greenway, City Parks and Lagan Towpath … Continue reading

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Saturday Club Spin

Saturday Morning and the start of a three day long weekend for Easter, 🙂 the weather forecast was reasonable (mostly dry with a few rain showers) so I opted for the Phoenix Cycling Club group spin. Setting off along the … Continue reading

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Gentle, recovery spin

Yesterday was a short, fast, tempo spin incurring a bit of muscle fatigue so today it was time to rest and recover. A longer than usual lie in on the pillow, followed by a protein filled Breakfast and I was … Continue reading

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Nocturnal Hill Reps

Commuting home from Work I could not help but notice how dry and clean the roads were, a perfect Evening to get out a short spin on the Summer Bike! They say you should train your weaknesses rather than shy … Continue reading

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Childrens Cancer Charity Sportive

This Morning saw me Ride my first Cycle Sportive of 2017 when I and approx., 250 other Cyclists entered local cycling Club VC Glendale’s ride to raise funds for a Childrens Cancer Charity where collectively we raised over 4,000 pounds … Continue reading

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