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Uphill struggles and downhill delights

I gave yesterday Morning’s Club spin a miss to listen to the Isle of Man TT race commentary online and I have not ridden a Sunday club spin for quite some time so today I decided to sample the Sunday … Continue reading

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Handy Club spin

I had planned to go out on the Club spin with a faster group this Weekend but Andreea was keen to try a Club spin so I opted for a slower group to be able to accompany her home if … Continue reading

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Saturday Club Spin

Saturday Morning and the start of a three day long weekend for Easter, 🙂 the weather forecast was reasonable (mostly dry with a few rain showers) so I opted for the Phoenix Cycling Club group spin. Setting off along the … Continue reading

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Back with the Club

I haven’t done a group ride with my cycling club, Phoenix cycling club, for a couple of months now so I decided to return to the fold this Morning. A good Breakfast set me up for a decent spin. With … Continue reading

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Phoenix CC Bun run

Having treated the Winter Bicycle to new gear cables, a new Chain and based on the advice from my recent Retul Bike fitting at McConveys some narrower bars and fresh bar tape, I was keen to get out on the … Continue reading

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When the Weekends are just too short

When the Weekends are just too short, book a day off during the Week 🙂 Five Working days and only Two days off per Week seems very unfairly balanced to me, so seeing earlier in the Week that today was … Continue reading

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A Sunny start to the Bun runs

Looking out the Window revealed very wet tarmac but the overnight rain had finished and the early Morning brightness was breaking through the cloud cover. As I made the Breakfast I mulled over whether to wheel out the heavier ‘Winter … Continue reading

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Testing Day in the Saddle

After a mostly dull and Wet Week the dry roads and hazy sunshine of Saturday were a very welcome sight as I set off for the House of Sport for the Phoenix Cycling Club group ride. Group leader Barney mentioned … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sun

This Morning saw me set off for the House of Sport meeting point for the Saturday Morning club cycle with Phoenix CC, in sunshine and on dry roads in summer clothing for the first time this year, I even made … Continue reading

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Toddy’s Mystery Tour

Toddy sent me a text mid-week “fancy a pedal to Crumlin on Saturday Morning?” and so the plan was made. Nine thirty on Saturday Morning at ‘Knock Peelers’ and no sign of Toddy, he was running late as per usual … Continue reading

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