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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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Awesome Autumn

Today was one of those picture postcard perfect days, it was dry, there was barely a breeze, there was a nip in the air early on but as the morning progressed it became very mild and the Sun even put … Continue reading

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Bicycles, Sun and Hail

Wakening up and seeing my Car frozen from a heavy overnight Frost wasn’t exactly confidence inspiring for getting out on the Bicycle but a short Walk to gauge the Road conditions confirmed that the Roads were fine and with the … Continue reading

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Phoenix Club Spin

I didn’t care that the Weather forecast was far from good, Rain was expected, lots of it. But the overnight Rain had ceased, the Wind was very light [for the first time in ages] and I was on the Bicycle … Continue reading

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Castlereagh Club Spin

An unseasonably mild day had me thinking about taking the ‘summer bike‘ bike out for a ride, but a look out the Window revealed the Roads were still soaking and covered in all kinds of debris and so the Winter … Continue reading

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Castlereagh Club run

Another Weekend and another Castelreagh Cycling Club ride, with a Southerly Wind blowing we set off in a Southerly direction up the Saintfield road to Carryduff, left to Saintfield, Left again down Station road then right to navigate some minor … Continue reading

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Tour of County Down

A cool and misty morning as I waited at the side of the Knock road for Toddy to cycle down from Craigantlet, but already the Sun was threatening to put in an appearance for a second day in a row. … Continue reading

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