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Terrific Tuesday, Steady, sunny spring solo

It seems like forever since I last undertook a longer distance Bicycle ride which is indicative of the prolonged cold temperatures and bad weather this Winter. But today started dry and sunny despite the heavy overnight frost and so today … 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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Spin with Vin

Keeping an eye on the long range Weather forecast I saw today was to be a dry day with a little sunshine in the Morning so I booked it off and arranged a Bicycle ride with my mate Gavin who … Continue reading

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Charity Santa Cycle

Today saw me load the Bicycle and a Santa Suit in to the Car and drive to Banbridge to meet up with a good crew of like minded nutters to brave the gales, cycling from Banbridge in County Down to … Continue reading

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TVR Bun Run

I found myself with a Weekend free where I had not entered any Sportives so it was a straight choice of go back to my Club [Castlereagh] for the Club run or hook up with my mate Gavin and guest … Continue reading

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Sunday Club run

The plan when we set off in dull and drizzly conditions was to cycle to Downpatrick with a view of going on to Newcastle but plans can change. The group set off up the Saintfield road at warp speed and … Continue reading

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The Ton

The Ton. A Century. Yin Hundred. Treating myself to some time off work now that the warmer, sunnier weather has finally arrived I set off on the Bicycle in the direction of Newcastle, County Down for an Ice Cream. Leaving … Continue reading

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The Twelve Arches

The Twelve Arches Bridge at the National Trust, Murlough Nature Reserve near Newcastle in County Down. I chose not to include all Twelve arches in my composition for this Photograph, the light wasn’t as good as I would have wanted … Continue reading

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Newcastle Harbour

Approximately an hour later and the Sun finally put in an appearance and bathed County Down in it’s warm glow. A quick lens change to a longer focal length and a short walk to the end of Newcastle Harbour wall … Continue reading

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Newcastle Dawn

Daybreak, the morning after the night before. Yesterday saw lots and lots of rain but the forecast was hopeful for it to clear early in the morning and give way to a brighter day. Arriving in the County Down seaside … Continue reading

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