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Saturday Club Spin

Saturday Morning and the start of a three day long weekend for Easter, 🙂 the weather forecast was reasonable (mostly dry with a few rain showers) so I opted for the Phoenix Cycling Club group spin. Setting off along the … Continue reading

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Spin with Gavin

Saturday Evening and my mate Gavin contacted me to see if I was interested in meeting up in the Morning to go for a spin on the Bicycles for a couple of hours. It was a chilly but Sunny Morning … Continue reading

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Phoenix Club spin

There was a distinct chill in the air and a cloudy mist over the Belfast Hills as I clipped in to the Pedals and set off along the Knock Carriageway for the House of Sport and the Saturday Morning, Phoenix … Continue reading

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Back with the Club

I haven’t done a group ride with my cycling club, Phoenix cycling club, for a couple of months now so I decided to return to the fold this Morning. A good Breakfast set me up for a decent spin. With … Continue reading

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Sunny Saturday Solo

Has Spring finally sprung? Yesterday the strong Winds and Rain stopped, the Sun came out and the ambient air temperature crept upwards and the Weather forecast prediction was that it would last all Weekend long. I planned to go for … Continue reading

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Childrens Cancer Charity Sportive

This Morning saw me Ride my first Cycle Sportive of 2017 when I and approx., 250 other Cyclists entered local cycling Club VC Glendale’s ride to raise funds for a Childrens Cancer Charity where collectively we raised over 4,000 pounds … Continue reading

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Frosty & Sunny

A very heavy frost overnight had me umming and aaaing about whether to venture out early for the Saturday Phoenix Cycling club spin or delay my start by an hour to allow for a thaw and do a solo spin … Continue reading

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Phoenix CC Bun run

Having treated the Winter Bicycle to new gear cables, a new Chain and based on the advice from my recent Retul Bike fitting at McConveys some narrower bars and fresh bar tape, I was keen to get out on the … Continue reading

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A Windy fifty

Yesterday afternoon I paid a visit to McConvey Cycles on the Ormeau Road, Belfast for a Retul Bike fitting. The Retul bike fitting is a thorough process to body map you the cyclist to the most comfortable, power efficient, ergonomic … Continue reading

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When the Weekends are just too short

When the Weekends are just too short, book a day off during the Week 🙂 Five Working days and only Two days off per Week seems very unfairly balanced to me, so seeing earlier in the Week that today was … Continue reading

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