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Sunny Sunday

Another lovely dry, sunny day, with a strong Northerly wind blowing. I clipped in to the pedals and set off through Dundonald, up the greengraves road across to Bradshaws Brae through Netownards and out the Portaferry coast road. I was … Continue reading

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Going Coastal

A damp start, with the roads still wet from overnight rain as I set off briefly along the Greenway then through Dundonald up the Old Belfast Road, up the Holywood road and down the Ballymoney road to Helens Bay. Onwards … Continue reading

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The fickle Northern Irish Weather

After lots of Hamster Wheel sessions indoors this Week I was keen to get back outside on the Bicycle this Weekend. Saturday was another washout but today’s forecast hinted at better Weather and indeed it was dry (but cold) when … Continue reading

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Tour of Strangford Sportive

An 8am start saw me Saddle up, clip in to the Pedals and set off for Newtownards to meet up with a good group of Phoenix CC members for the Tour of Strangford Sportive run by Ards CC. All signed … Continue reading

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NDCC Coastal Challenge Sportive

Today was one of those ‘character building’ days on the Bicycle. Many months ago I submitted my entry for the North Down Cycling Club’s (NDCC) annual Coastal challenge Cycling Sportive and today was the big day. A percentage of all … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Autumn

Late afternoon, a bright Autumnal afternoon and a walk around the Mount Stewart National Trust property in County Down on the Ards Peninsula.

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