Tag Archives: Loughinisland

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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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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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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Phoenix CC Club spin

Setting off along the Knock dual carriageway for the House of Sport and the Phoenix CC Saturday Club spin it was another very pleasant Autumnal Morning and with time on my side I had a short stop at Minnowburn for … Continue reading

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Saturday epic

A solo cycle today and my longest ever ride to date which also happened to be a new personal record for elevation gain too. At just over 87 miles with six thousand, seven hundred feet of elevation gain it’s fair … Continue reading

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Over the Quoile Cycling Sportive

Today I rode my first Cycling Sportive, a seventy five mile ride around County Down organised by the La Lanterne Rouge Cycling club. Starting and finishing in Loughinisland the route swung round by Dromara to burn the legs on some … Continue reading

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