Tag Archives: Knockagh

Collecting the Car

With the Weather forecast predicting Rain to come in early to mid-Morning and stay all day I set off in the dry to collect my Car hoping to get a dry spin over. I had barely made it down in … Continue reading

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Empty Legs

Sometimes you are the Hammer, sometimes you are the Nail. Today I was the Nail, the legs were lacking, missing in action! I met Andreea in the usual place and we set off down the Comber Greenway to the Beersbridge … Continue reading

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Escaping the Office

So a Cycling Work Colleague suggested that we take a day off and go for a long Bicycle ride and today, Thursday, was the day we settled on. Weather conditions were dry, overcast, light winds and very warm. I Cycled … Continue reading

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Wet wet wet

A delayed parts delivery meant I had to cycle over in the persistent drizzly rain to collect my Car, with very wet roads it was a good first wet weather test of the new clip on mudguards I bought for … Continue reading

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The only way is up!

A Work Colleague whom I have Cycled with on numerous occasions [despite or maybe because of not getting out together for a long time] suggested that we get out on the Bicycles this Weekend and so a plan was hatched. … Continue reading

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Pacing a climb

“Hills are the Marmite of cycling. Some love them, others will do anything to avoid them.” – Scarletfire When I started out in Cycling I was an unfit, overweight, Couch Potato. Cycling just a few miles was challenging enough without … Continue reading

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Random Thursday off Work

A Thursday is a random choice for a dip in to the annual leave allowance from Work, but the forecast was for a dry, overcast day with the odd blink of sunshine and that is how it panned out, but … Continue reading

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Shut up Legs

Up and out on the Bicycle before eight o’clock to meet a work mate over by Monkstown for a lumpy cycle route that he had plotted out earlier in the Week. I cycled down in to Belfast then up Duncrue … Continue reading

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Handy jaunt to Carrick

Today I had planned to hop on the bike with a backpack and Camera and just bimble along the Lagan towpath at my leisure. Those plans all changed last night when ‘Toddy’ contacted me to see if I would go … Continue reading

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Tour of Islandmagee

Myself and a colleague from work hatched a plan to cycle from Belfast to Islandmagee and back, the Weather forecast was for a nice dry day with sunny spells and for once they got it accurate. But there was a … Continue reading

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