Tag Archives: Drumbo

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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Solo, Sunny Sunday in the Lanes

So Phoenix Cycling Club recently took the decision to start the Weekend Club spins half an hour earlier at 9am for the duration of the Summer. It means I have to get up early at the Weekends if I want … Continue reading

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Phoenix Club spin

There was a distinct chill in the air and a cloudy mist over the Belfast Hills as I clipped in to the Pedals and set off along the Knock Carriageway for the House of Sport and the Saturday Morning, Phoenix … Continue reading

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Phoenix Tuesdays

With the lighter Evenings back a few of us in Phoenix Cycling Club try to meet up after Work on a Tuesday to get a Bicycle ride in before dark. This Week was blessed with a dry evening, a little … 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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Phoenix club spin

Clipping in to the Pedals and Cycling off along the Knock Road and the Outer Ring to get to the House of Sport for the Weekly Phoenix Cycling Club spin the roads were strangely dry with no rain despite a … Continue reading

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Phoenix Cycling Club Saturday Cycle

Another bright, cold and frosty Morning but luckily no frost/ice on the roads and the roads were mostly dried up after yesterdays Rain. It was a beautiful Morning despite the low temperatures as I clipped in to the Pedals and … Continue reading

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Phoenix Club Spin

I didn’t care that the Weather forecast was far from good, Rain was expected, lots of it. But the overnight Rain had ceased, the Wind was very light [for the first time in ages] and I was on the Bicycle … 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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Hurricane Desmond

With Hurricane Desmond battering the UK I thought I had the perfect excuse to get out of going on a Cycle with my mate Gavin but he is in the middle of a structured training plan prior to the start … Continue reading

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