Tag Archives: Dundonald

Good day, good route, poor performance

Another decent day to get out on the Bicycle and a good brisk pace up through Dundonald to Comber on the main road, it felt easy, maybe I had a tailwind? From Comber I kept to the main road up … Continue reading

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Keeping all the Matches in the Matchbox

Pushing hard efforts on a Bicycle is often referred to as burning a Match, and you only have a finite amount of Matches to burn before you run out of energy. Todays Bike ride was a nice steady spin keeping … Continue reading

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Another short Windy Spin

A leisurely Morning followed by an early lunch then straight out on the Bicycle for another short spin battling the very strong wind. The prolonged dry spell continued and for once the Sun was also out. Dry roads and sunshine, … Continue reading

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Windy, windy, windy and freezing

An extremely Windy day and below freezing temperatures feeling even colder due to the Wind chill factor. But the plus side of all that Wind was that the roads were lovely and dry so mid-afternoon I put on some layers … Continue reading

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Nocturnal spin

Straight home from Work and straight out on the stress reliever aka the summer bike for a short spin in the fading light. As I started out the Legs were sluggish, heavy, still fatigued from my efforts in the Weekends … Continue reading

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Cold, Foggy, Wet drizzle

With freezing fog reducing visibilty, a damp drizzle in the air and a weather forecast of an afternoon of constant rain I opted for a short but reasonably hard effort Cycle this Morning. Through Dundonald and up the main road … 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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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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Festive 500 day five

This Morning turned out to be a whole lot Icier than yesterday Morning 🙁 I decided to play the long game and sit it out until lunchtime before risking going out on the Bicycle to chip a few more miles … Continue reading

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This too shall pass

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… and yet there I was cooking Breakfast and fitting Lights to the Winter steed getting geared up to tackle the 2017 … Continue reading

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