Tag Archives: Crossgar

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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Spin with Gavin

Saturday Evening and my mate Gavin contacted me to see if I was interested in meeting up in the Morning to go for a spin on the Bicycles for a couple of hours. It was a chilly but Sunny Morning … Continue reading

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Sunny Slieve Croob

What a day for a Bike ride, ‘Wall-toWall’ Sunshine, dry roads and not too bad winds, mostly 🙂 I decided that County Down would be the destination and specifically an ascent of Slieve Croob from the Castlewellan side. I had … Continue reading

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Frosty & Sunny

A very heavy frost overnight had me umming and aaaing about whether to venture out early for the Saturday Phoenix Cycling club spin or delay my start by an hour to allow for a thaw and do a solo spin … Continue reading

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Chilly Crossgar

With Ice in the puddles at the side of the Road there would have been no shame in staying on the Sofa or Cycling indoors on the Turbo trainer aka the ‘Hamster Wheel‘. But despite the bitter cold the roads … Continue reading

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