Tag Archives: Kilmore

Going long

Two and a half days off the Bike to rest the body followed by an easy spin last Night, today was the day to give the Legs a solid workout. A long endurance spin at a sensible, sustainable effort, the … Continue reading

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Tour of County Down

I set out this Morning with ambitions of Cycling my first imperial Century ride this Year with a route that would take me up to Newcastle, through Bryansford up over Spelga, back down to Kilkeel and home. As I set … Continue reading

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Sunny Slieve Croob

What a day for a Bike ride, ‘Wall-toWall’ Sunshine, dry roads and not too bad winds, mostly 🙂 I decided that County Down would be the destination and specifically an ascent of Slieve Croob from the Castlewellan side. I had … 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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Dromara Coastal Sportive

Today I joined 300 plus Cyclists to ride the Dromara Coastal Sportive in aid of Macmillan Cancer. The Sportive organised by Dromara Cycling Club started and finished at Dromara Football Club. Arriving at the Football Club with the Rain hammering … 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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Castlereagh Club Spin

An unseasonably mild day had me thinking about taking the ‘summer bike‘ bike out for a ride, but a look out the Window revealed the Roads were still soaking and covered in all kinds of debris and so the Winter … Continue reading

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