Tag Archives: Derryboye

The Struggle

Another Day and another Bicycle ride. Mid-Afternoon before I got out on the Bike and another scorcher, very warm, no need for the multiple layers of Clothing that were a constant throughout Winter Straight up the Greenway to Comber for … Continue reading

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Chance encounters

A nice steady spin up the Comber Greenway then the Hillsborough road and Ballycreely road around to Moneyreagh and down in to Ballygowan. Lovely dry roads and hazy sunshine only a headwind to irk me but at least it would … Continue reading

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The C group

This Morning’s ride choices were a Sportive in Armagh, a different Sportive in Lisburn, a solo cycle or out for a group spin with my Cycling Club. I eventually settled for the latter option but by the time I had … Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesday, Steady, sunny spring solo

It seems like forever since I last undertook a longer distance Bicycle ride which is indicative of the prolonged cold temperatures and bad weather this Winter. But today started dry and sunny despite the heavy overnight frost and 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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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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When Darkness descends, the temperature plummets

A beaut dry, sunny evening added haste to my Car commute home from Work. A brisk turnaround and straight out on the Bicycle to enjoy a spin in the Countryside with the objective of getting in 30 miles or thereabouts. … Continue reading

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Scenic County Down

Up early, kit on, Bicycle sorted and out the door earlier than normal to benefit from traffic free roads. The plan was to head out against the Wind, tackle a lot of hills and then turn for home on flatter … Continue reading

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Killyleagh Picnic

In stark contrast to yesterday today was bright Sunshine and mostly dry roads 🙂 but the strong wind was still hanging around 🙁 I set off nice and easy along the Comber Greenway to Comber then increased the pace a … Continue reading

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