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Going long

Two and a half days off the Bike to rest the body followed by an easy spin last Night, today was the day to give the Legs a solid workout. A long endurance spin at a sensible, sustainable effort, the … Continue reading

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Tour of County Down

I set out this Morning with ambitions of Cycling my first imperial Century ride this Year with a route that would take me up to Newcastle, through Bryansford up over Spelga, back down to Kilkeel and home. As I set … Continue reading

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Solo Saturday

With bitter cold temperatures and a strong Wind 🙁 it was tempting to stay indoors and spin the Hamster Wheel. But the roads were bone dry, free from frost and Ice and there was the slim chance of some Sunshine … Continue reading

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Solo Sunday

Finally a slightly milder day with only a little bit of frost but thankfully no Ice. There was no rain either, although the roads were still soaking from yesterdays rain, and the Sun even put in an appearance. It was … Continue reading

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Solo Saturday slog

A little treat this Morning with an extra two hours on the Pillow 🙂 when I did escape the clutch of the duvet and looked out the window in anticipation of a nice dry day to get a good long … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

Studying my Cycling metrics data it is obvious that since late June my Cycling fitness has been steadily declining due to various factors like a few head colds, a very wet and windy August and more recently a few days … 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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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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Sunny Lanes

Monday, May day, a day off Work and the Sun was out and the temperatures were up. I met a friend, Andreea, in Ballyhackamore and set off along the Comber Greenway then Cycling up the new Line and Gransha road … Continue reading

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Century ride

Cold temperatures and steady, light rain 🙁 greeted me as I clipped in to the Pedals and set off for a long day in the Saddle, the goal… to chalk off my first imperial Century Cycle of twenty seventeen. One … Continue reading

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