Tag Archives: Kingdom of Mourne

Century ride

Cold temperatures and steady, light rain 🙁 greeted me as I clipped in to the Pedals and set off for a long day in the Saddle, the goal… to chalk off my first imperial Century Cycle of twenty seventeen. One … Continue reading

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Spin with Vin

Keeping an eye on the long range Weather forecast I saw today was to be a dry day with a little sunshine in the Morning so I booked it off and arranged a Bicycle ride with my mate Gavin who … Continue reading

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Drumlins, Deflations and Derailleur woes

With doubts about whether my energy levels had had enough rest days to recover from Tuesday’s long day in the Saddle I clipped in to the Pedals and Cycled along the Knock road to the House of Sport for the … Continue reading

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A pedal in the Kingdom of Mourne

An overcast, chilly day but thankfully the wind was light and the roads were dry as myself and two friends whom I hadn’t seen in a few years left Banbridge in County Down and cycled up the Castlewellan road where … Continue reading

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Spinning the Pedals

Is there anywhere nicer on a summer’s evening than County Down? The Kingdom of Mourne (also in County Down) is right up there but it would be too far to pedal ‘on a school night‘ so I ventured over to … Continue reading

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2014 Rev-up4DSI

Every year on the May day holiday weekend, up to one hundred and fifty Motorcyclists set off on a three day tour of part of Ireland having raised money for the nominated charity, Down Syndrome Ireland. Last year was my … Continue reading

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Newcastle Dawn

Daybreak, the morning after the night before. Yesterday saw lots and lots of rain but the forecast was hopeful for it to clear early in the morning and give way to a brighter day. Arriving in the County Down seaside … Continue reading

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There is more to biking than racing!

This Weekend I gave up attending the road racing at Tandragee and the Irish championship short circuit at Mondello Park in preference for something totally different, a weekend clocking up a lot of miles with a load of Bikers touring … Continue reading

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Where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the Sea

En-route to Bishopscourt this Morning there was an overnight frost slowly clearing giving misty fog in the valleys and a nice sky full of pastel colours, I resisted the temptation to stop for a few Photographs but decided there and … Continue reading

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