Tag Archives: Newtownards

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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Chasing the Light

Thursday Evening, home from Work and out on the Bicycle to make the most of the remaining daylight on a chilly but lovely sunny evening. A gentle start up the Comber Greenway to Comber just to warm the legs up … Continue reading

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Saturday solo

The Weather forecast gave more prolonged Rain for mid-morning Saturday and to last most of the day so I opted to get out early and get a Bike ride in before the Weather closed in. Daylight had only just broken … Continue reading

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Lap of the other Lough

Andreea’s Cycling fitness and endurance is currently not what it was a year ago and she has not managed to do any longer distance spins this year, so she asked me to help her get an 80 mile ride under … 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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Oh I do like to be beside the Seaside

Up and out on the Bicycle early Doors just as daylight was breaking through after a Night of gusty Winds and heavy Rain showers. The Roads were soaking but it wasn’t raining as I set off along the Upper Newtownards … Continue reading

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Battling the Wind

A rare public holiday from the day job, so rare that this is the last one I get until Christmas [sad face!] so I got geared up for the Bicycle to make the most of it. There was heavy overnight … Continue reading

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Paddys Day bonus Cycle

Getting home an hour early for Saint Patricks Day with the Roads bone dry and the Sun shining brightly was the impetus to get out on the Bicycle and get a few Miles in before darkness closed in. I am … Continue reading

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Tour of Ards

The forecast was promising for an OK day of light showers in the Morning clearing to a drier, brighter Afternoon but the predicted showers were, in reality, just one steady, continuous fall of light Rain! I was already geared up … Continue reading

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Long Weeks and Short Weekends

There are just not enough Days in the Weekend, the ratio of Weekend days to Work Days is grossly imbalanced. With the first signs of Spring starting to emerge from the cold, wet grasp of Winters grubby hand I treated … Continue reading

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