Tag Archives: Donaghadee

A lap of the other Lough

A North Wind today which would ordinarily mean cycling up Antrim direction to benefit from a tailwind home, but being a Weekday I didn’t fancy going through the City and the commuter traffic chaos and the alternative of the Loughshore … Continue reading

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Going Coastal

A damp start, with the roads still wet from overnight rain as I set off briefly along the Greenway then through Dundonald up the Old Belfast Road, up the Holywood road and down the Ballymoney road to Helens Bay. Onwards … Continue reading

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The fickle Northern Irish Weather

After lots of Hamster Wheel sessions indoors this Week I was keen to get back outside on the Bicycle this Weekend. Saturday was another washout but today’s forecast hinted at better Weather and indeed it was dry (but cold) when … Continue reading

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Oh I do like to be beside the Seaside

Up and out on the Bicycle early Doors just as daylight was breaking through after a Night of gusty Winds and heavy Rain showers. The Roads were soaking but it wasn’t raining as I set off along the Upper Newtownards … Continue reading

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Sunny Tour of Down

Sunday Evening I just appened to catch the Weather forecast for the Week ahead and it was giving warm temperatures and lots of Sun for Tuesday so as soon as I got in to Work on Monday Morning I booked … Continue reading

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Long Weeks and Short Weekends

There are just not enough Days in the Weekend, the ratio of Weekend days to Work Days is grossly imbalanced. With the first signs of Spring starting to emerge from the cold, wet grasp of Winters grubby hand I treated … Continue reading

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Coastal 55

It was one of those will I won’t I Mornings. Rain was in the air, the roads were still wet but the forecast promised for dry Weather with some sunshine. Eventually I got myself and the Bicycle ready and out … Continue reading

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Castlereagh Club Run

A larger than normal turnout saw two separate Castlereagh Cycling Club group rides depart from Forster Green Hospital, the fast group headed West in to the Wind heading for Portadown whilst the rest of us [the Lites] set off in … Continue reading

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NDCC Coastal Challenge Sportive

Today was one of those ‘character building’ days on the Bicycle. Many months ago I submitted my entry for the North Down Cycling Club’s (NDCC) annual Coastal challenge Cycling Sportive and today was the big day. A percentage of all … Continue reading

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Titanic Quarter Cycling Club

The good spell of Weather departed last night and the return of Wet and Windy Weather left the roads soaked this morning. None-the-less I got geared up and cycled down to the Titanic Quarter area of Belfast to meet up … Continue reading

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