Tag Archives: Newtownards

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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Coastal 55

It was one of those will I won’t I Mornings. Rain was in the air, the roads were still wet but the forecast promised for dry Weather with some sunshine. Eventually I got myself and the Bicycle ready and out … 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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