Tag Archives: Downpatrick

Foggy, Drizzly Coastal

I was planning to get up and get out for a ride with my Phoenix Cycling Club this Morning but Andrea a local Romanian Girl whom I have ridden with a few times contacted me and asked me to take … Continue reading

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Festive 500 day 7

I awoke this Morning before daylight to a fresh dusting of Snow on all the vehicles, the UK Winter Weather certainly was not going to make the festive 500 any easier for me. I wanted to make an early start … 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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Phoenix CC Club spin

Setting off along the Knock dual carriageway for the House of Sport and the Phoenix CC Saturday Club spin it was another very pleasant Autumnal Morning and with time on my side I had a short stop at Minnowburn for … Continue reading

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Phoenix CC Club spin

Despite the roads still being wet from last Nights Rain there was no doubt in my mind about what Bicycle to ride on this Morning’s Phoenix CC club spin, the good bike aka my Cannondale. There was however many doubts … Continue reading

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Lanes, Gravel paths, Sunburn and Buns

An Indian summer is a period of unseasonably warm, dry weather that sometimes occurs in Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. The US National Weather Service defines this as weather conditions that are sunny and clear with above normal temperatures, occurring … 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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Sunday Club run

The plan when we set off in dull and drizzly conditions was to cycle to Downpatrick with a view of going on to Newcastle but plans can change. The group set off up the Saintfield road at warp speed and … Continue reading

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Strangford

The Weather forecast showed Rain coming back in over the Weekend but gave another dry and Sunny day today (Friday) so I got kitted up and wheeled the bicycle out for another long cycle, this time a solo effort. Starting … Continue reading

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