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Holywood shakes

The plan for today’s Bicycle ride was a good, steady but hard, two hours in zone 2, a susutainable effort providing you keep yourself fuelled and hydrated. I set off up through Dundonald and along the main road to Comber. … Continue reading

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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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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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To the Lough and back

A reasonable day for a Bike ride, dry roads, overcast, a little on the chilly side and a character building strong wind making a solo spin tougher than what the equivalent route on a group ride would be. I planned … Continue reading

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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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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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Night ride

A bitterly cold night 😯 my Cycle Computer informed me it was just one degree celcius as I set off up the Comber Greenway to Comber, it never got any warmer. The plus side of riding a bike at this … Continue reading

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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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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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Leg burning in the Sun

Saturday Morning 06:00 hours, time to start preppin for the Phoenix Cycling Club group ride. I turned on the Cooker to Cook some Eggs but when I opened the Fridge there were none arggghhhh! A Bowl of Porridge was the … Continue reading

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