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Back in the saddle

At long last a bit of milder weather kept the frost and ice at bay allowing me to get back out on the bike for a short pedal to Dundonald round the back of the Ulster Hospital, up past Stormont … Continue reading

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Twenty Fifteen

Start as you mean to go on and all that crap! New years day Twenty Fifteen and despite the very strong winds and rain I got geared up and went out on my bike for the first ride of the … Continue reading

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Dry roads, nasty climbs and a killer wind.

At long last after what seems like forever we got a dry Saturday and even the roads were mostly dry. I took my bicycle off the indoor cycle trainer and removed the squared-off Hutchinson tyre and fitted a nice new … Continue reading

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Cycling and the City

Thirty Three miles yesterday in the damp on the Bicycle and another Twenty nine today, all in and around Belfast. Todays Pedal though was a more stop start affair as I took advantage of the mild, Sunny morning to sightsee … Continue reading

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Grafiti

Where there is a secluded Wall there is more often than not some Grafiti daubed on the Wall. Grafiti comes in many different forms from colourful works of art, to ominous sectarian works to the simple “I woz ere“. Tonight … Continue reading

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Midweek shorty

A short pedal of just 12.9 miles tonight but a testing one due to the climbing involved in the first half of the route starting with the short, leg tightening pull up Stormont to the Carson statue, then out the … Continue reading

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Pier on the Promenade

Further down Marine Highway in the County Antrim town of Carrickfergus, a few hundred yards from Carrickfergus Castle is a stone pier that offers views across Belfast Lough to Hollywood, Helen’s Bay, Groomsport, Donaghadee etc in County Down. The green … Continue reading

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