Tag Archives: Dromara

Wind 1 v 0 Derek

A Sunny Morning 🙂 with plentiful light Rain Showers and a relentless strong Wind 🙁 again I opted for the Winter Bike as its shallower rim depth Wheels are less of a handful in strong Wind. I set off up … 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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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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Blue Sky, White Clouds and Sunshine

The roads were still wet from very heavy overnight rain as I clipped in to the pedals and set off down the Knock road for the House of Sport in beautiful Sunshine for the Weekend Phoenix CC club spin having … Continue reading

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Video: Dromara Coastal Sportive

Below is some video clips from the first half of the 2016 Dromara Coastal Sportive in aid of Macmillan Cancer.

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Dromara Coastal Sportive

Today I joined 300 plus Cyclists to ride the Dromara Coastal Sportive in aid of Macmillan Cancer. The Sportive organised by Dromara Cycling Club started and finished at Dromara Football Club. Arriving at the Football Club with the Rain hammering … Continue reading

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Spring Showers and nasty Climbs

With the Trees bent over to almost snapping point with the strong Wind, I clipped in to the Pedals and set off across the City to the House of Sport to meet up with Phoenix Cycling Club rather than venture … Continue reading

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Castlereagh Club run

For the first time in a number of Weeks I was able to go out on the Sunday Club run with my cycling club, Castlereagh. As usual we gathered at Forster Green then a loose plan of ‘head South’ was … Continue reading

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Saturday epic

A solo cycle today and my longest ever ride to date which also happened to be a new personal record for elevation gain too. At just over 87 miles with six thousand, seven hundred feet of elevation gain it’s fair … Continue reading

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Over the Quoile Cycling Sportive

Today I rode my first Cycling Sportive, a seventy five mile ride around County Down organised by the La Lanterne Rouge Cycling club. Starting and finishing in Loughinisland the route swung round by Dromara to burn the legs on some … Continue reading

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