Tag Archives: Newtownards

Personal besting the Brae

Another short Bike ride today, just under an hour in duration. With the roads starting to dry up after overnight rain and more rain showers forecasted I rummaged around the Shed to find my clip on mudguards (fenders) and fitted … Continue reading

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No Legs and reborn Legs

On Wednesday I set off on the Bicycle to get a long ride done, I had a loose plan of Cycling over to the Mourne Mountains, up Bryansford and drop down in to Kilkeel. I only got a few miles … Continue reading

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Peninsula loop and a lesson in hydration

A beautifully warm and sunny Morning for a Bicycle ride. The Club spins had left at 8am and 9am neither of which had I any chance of making this Morning so instead I opted for a solo spin and decided … Continue reading

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Ards crit

Riding a Bicycle for me is more than exercise and has become more than a hobby, it has become a daily dose of feel good. If only I had taken it up years earlier. As a kid I was always … Continue reading

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Evening spin

It was in to the Evening before I ventured out on the Bicycle today and I decided to hit it hard and fast for a short spin up the main road to Comber, round the bypass and along the dual … Continue reading

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Sunny Miles

A Sunny but very Windy day, a day to leave the Summer Bike at home and ride the Winter Bike instead, the Winter Bicycles shallower rims are much easier to control in sidewinds. I set off through Dundonald and up … Continue reading

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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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Tour of Ards

Having squeezed in a short ride then home for a shower and some Breakfast it was off to the Penninsula with my trusty Nikon to Photograph the Armstrong Auctions, Tour of Ards Cycle race. Around 80 top quality Cyclists started … Continue reading

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Festive 500 day Three

This Morning saw a huge drop in temperature requiring a couple of extra layers on to combat the cold as I set off on the Bicycle at daybreak. With the ambient temperature so low I was wary of frost or … Continue reading

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Soggy Saturday Solo

After waiting all Morning and most of the Afternoon for the Wind and Rain to subside it was time to grab the Winter Bike and head out for a shorter spin than normal and so I decided to keep the … Continue reading

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