Tag Archives: Craigantlet

Battling the Wind

A rare public holiday from the day job, so rare that this is the last one I get until Christmas [sad face!] so I got geared up for the Bicycle to make the most of it. There was heavy overnight … Continue reading

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Metric Century

The recent Arctic blast subsided relented and back came the Rain. With less chance of the Tyres losing grip with the Tarmac due to the slightly milder temperatures I layered up and Cycled over to Forestside to meet up with … Continue reading

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Wet and Wild Cycle

With Met Office Weather Warnings in place for heavy Wind and possible flooding the sensible thing to do would be to sit in the house with the feet up or stay in bed to catch a few hours extra sleep. … Continue reading

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Castlereagh Club run

Is it really the first of November? Myself and the rest of the guys that turned up for this Mornings Castlereagh Cycling Club Sunday Cycle had to pinch ourselves as this Indian Summer delivered another unseasonably mild, dry and sunny … Continue reading

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Coastal 55

It was one of those will I won’t I Mornings. Rain was in the air, the roads were still wet but the forecast promised for dry Weather with some sunshine. Eventually I got myself and the Bicycle ready and out … Continue reading

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Castlereagh Club Run

A larger than normal turnout saw two separate Castlereagh Cycling Club group rides depart from Forster Green Hospital, the fast group headed West in to the Wind heading for Portadown whilst the rest of us [the Lites] set off in … Continue reading

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62 Hilly, Blustery miles

Out on the bicycle again this morning on the Titanic Quarter Cycling Club’s ride, fighting a strong wind and the force of gravity climbing up over Craigantlet, Bradshaw Brae and Gilnahirk hills this morning meant sore legs and zero energy … Continue reading

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Craigantlet and Comber Hills

One look at the Weekend Weather forecast, which was less than perfect, was enough to motivate me to get home sharp from work and straight out on the bike. I chose a tough hilly route up the back of Stormont … Continue reading

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Dry roads, nasty climbs and a killer wind.

At long last after what seems like forever we got a dry Saturday and even the roads were mostly dry. I took my bicycle off the indoor cycle trainer and removed the squared-off Hutchinson tyre and fitted a nice new … Continue reading

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Belfast Cycling

A mixed weekend of Weather with Saturday dull and damp and then Sunday the last day of the Autumn season blessed with beautiful sunshine but there was definitely a wee nip in the air as temperatures hinted of colder days … Continue reading

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