Tag Archives: Killinchy

A lap of the other Lough

A North Wind today which would ordinarily mean cycling up Antrim direction to benefit from a tailwind home, but being a Weekday I didn’t fancy going through the City and the commuter traffic chaos and the alternative of the Loughshore … Continue reading

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The C group

This Morning’s ride choices were a Sportive in Armagh, a different Sportive in Lisburn, a solo cycle or out for a group spin with my Cycling Club. I eventually settled for the latter option but by the time I had … Continue reading

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Fast to Ballydorn and steady home

Generally Cyclists will set off in to the Wind if doing a circular loop so they can benefit from a blow home from a tailwind. This Morning I set off having paid no attention to the wind direction and as … Continue reading

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Saturday pootle

Up and out on the Bike and ready to ride to the House of Sport for the Weekend Club spin but I got barely half a mile when my Cycle Computer switched itself off. I turned it on again only … Continue reading

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Solo Saturday

Saturday Morning and after a longer lie on the Pillow than normal left me too late to go on the Club spin, so a solo Cycle was the order of the day. Bar the Wind it was a near perfect … Continue reading

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I fought the Wind and the Wind won

After faffing about for most of the Morning I finally got organised and out on the Bicycle on a Sunny 🙂 but very Windy Afternoon 🙁 Due to the strong Wind and even stronger gusts I opted for the Winter … Continue reading

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Back on local lanes

Thursday was to be my last day in Clifden but the Weather turned damp and even Windier and I saw that the Weather forecast for Friday was much better. Rather than waste Friday’s good Weather travelling home I came home … 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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Tour of Strangford Sportive

An 8am start saw me Saddle up, clip in to the Pedals and set off for Newtownards to meet up with a good group of Phoenix CC members for the Tour of Strangford Sportive run by Ards CC. All signed … Continue reading

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A good spin for ‘a school night’

Commuting home battling against a strong headwind and navigating through the hoardes of Northern Ireland Supporters Walking to the fanzone I was already doing the mental aritihmetic in my head to try and figure out if I had enough minutes … Continue reading

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