Tag Archives: Clough

Foggy, Drizzly Coastal

I was planning to get up and get out for a ride with my Phoenix Cycling Club this Morning but Andrea a local Romanian Girl whom I have ridden with a few times contacted me and asked me to take … Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesday, Steady, sunny spring solo

It seems like forever since I last undertook a longer distance Bicycle ride which is indicative of the prolonged cold temperatures and bad weather this Winter. But today started dry and sunny despite the heavy overnight frost and so today … Continue reading

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Ballycastle Sportive

Wakening up to a stormy Morning with a heavy Sky we knew the forecast of rain and strong winds gusting to over 40mph was going to be uncannily accurate. As we sat around to Kitchen table fuelling up on Porridge … Continue reading

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SQS Tech Team Challenge

Today myself and a few Work Colleagues travelled to the County Antrim Seaside town of Ballycastle to participate in the SQS Tech Team Challenge charity Cycle ride in ade of the NSPCC. The event was open to all Technology Companies … Continue reading

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The Ton

The Ton. A Century. Yin Hundred. Treating myself to some time off work now that the warmer, sunnier weather has finally arrived I set off on the Bicycle in the direction of Newcastle, County Down for an Ice Cream. Leaving … Continue reading

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Saturday epic

A solo cycle today and my longest ever ride to date which also happened to be a new personal record for elevation gain too. At just over 87 miles with six thousand, seven hundred feet of elevation gain it’s fair … Continue reading

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Over the Quoile Cycling Sportive

Today I rode my first Cycling Sportive, a seventy five mile ride around County Down organised by the La Lanterne Rouge Cycling club. Starting and finishing in Loughinisland the route swung round by Dromara to burn the legs on some … Continue reading

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Dull and dreary Dundrum

A chilly and very overcast morning greeted me as I wheeled my bicycle out to set off for my morning spin. The intention was to go for a distance ride to build up some endurance in prep for my lap … Continue reading

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Where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the Sea

En-route to Bishopscourt this Morning there was an overnight frost slowly clearing giving misty fog in the valleys and a nice sky full of pastel colours, I resisted the temptation to stop for a few Photographs but decided there and … Continue reading

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2012 Mid-Antrim 150 road races

Hearing the Rain on the Roof Tiles of the House when the alarm went off this Morning it was very tempting to roll over and give this race meeting a miss, especially when the entry list was so poor. Conditions … Continue reading

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