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Cold, Foggy, Wet drizzle

With freezing fog reducing visibilty, a damp drizzle in the air and a weather forecast of an afternoon of constant rain I opted for a short but reasonably hard effort Cycle this Morning. Through Dundonald and up the main road … Continue reading

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Cold, Dry and Sunny

I awoke to see soaking wet roads and a light frost on the Car and all my big ideas of getting out on the Bicycle for an 80 mile spin evaporated. A leisurely Breakfast came and went, multiple cups of … Continue reading

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Finally some Sunshine

Whether it was the Morning Frost or the Wet, filthy Roads the motivation to gear up and get out on the Bicycle this Morning was strangely lacking. Breakfast came and went followed by numerous mugs of tea and still the … Continue reading

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Fast to Ballydorn and steady home

Generally Cyclists will set off in to the Wind if doing a circular loop so they can benefit from a blow home from a tailwind. This Morning I set off having paid no attention to the wind direction and as … Continue reading

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Easing back in to it

A whole Week off the Bicycle due to a bad dose of Cold and Flu has curtailed my Cycling activities and completely negated all the fitness gains accumulated from my recent successful attempt at the festive 500 challenge. So today … 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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Cycling fitness – the Winter decline

Summer, long bright evenings, plenty of opportunity to get out on the Bicycle without the time consuming Winter ritual of checking the Weather forecast and checking the Cycling Wardrobe to find the perfect layering option for the conditions. Summer Cycling … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the festive 500

Some random thoughts on the festive 500 for anyone considering attempting it in 2018. It is filled with many challenging moments and your inner chimp will say just quit and go home Why am I doing this to myself, for … Continue reading

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First of the first

Out early this Morning for a short, very easy cycle to spin the legs out, no effort just turning the pedals over gently, letting the legs and body recover from the festive 500 fatigue. It looked a pleasant enough Morning … Continue reading

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2017 Cycling Stats.

As 2017 draws to a close, here is a nice little summary of what I managed to do on the Bicycle this year. Not bad for an old fat lad with an addiction to chocolate.

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