Tag Archives: Knockagh

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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Thirty Eight in the Sun

Todays cycle saw us set off from ‘the big fish’ at Donegal Quay in Belfast, cycle up the obstacle course known as the Duncrue cycle path before taking to the lough shore cycle path, the Doagh road and along the … Continue reading

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