Tag Archives: Newtownards

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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The only way is up!

A Work Colleague whom I have Cycled with on numerous occasions [despite or maybe because of not getting out together for a long time] suggested that we get out on the Bicycles this Weekend and so a plan was hatched. … Continue reading

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Metric Century

The recent Arctic blast subsided relented and back came the Rain. With less chance of the Tyres losing grip with the Tarmac due to the slightly milder temperatures I layered up and Cycled over to Forestside to meet up with … Continue reading

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Wet and Wild Cycle

With Met Office Weather Warnings in place for heavy Wind and possible flooding the sensible thing to do would be to sit in the house with the feet up or stay in bed to catch a few hours extra sleep. … Continue reading

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Castlereagh Club Run

Out with Castlereagh Cycling Club again today, wet roads, very low temperatures so lots of layers to keep the heat in, and some nice if weak sunshine only ruined by one short shower of rain. We set off from Forestside … Continue reading

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What a day for Ducks

With the Trees bent over double from the strong Winds, Rain falling and the forecast for more heavy, persistent Rain, I clipped in to my Pedals and cycled off to meet the rest of the foolhardy guys for the Sunday … Continue reading

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Castlereagh Club Run

Up and at it for the Sunday Castlereagh Cycling Club run, the Indian Summer continued as I set off for the usual meeting point. There was another good turnout this Weekend but alas quite a few wanted home early to … Continue reading

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Short n hilly Saturday

After a lazy Morning and a quick Sandwich for lunch, I ventured out on the Bicycle for a short but hard training ride tackling my nemesis, hills! Without any flat road miles for a warm-up it was straight in to … Continue reading

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