Tag Archives: Peninsula

A lap of the other Lough

A North Wind today which would ordinarily mean cycling up Antrim direction to benefit from a tailwind home, but being a Weekday I didn’t fancy going through the City and the commuter traffic chaos and the alternative of the Loughshore … 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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Sunny Tour of Down

Sunday Evening I just appened to catch the Weather forecast for the Week ahead and it was giving warm temperatures and lots of Sun for Tuesday so as soon as I got in to Work on Monday Morning I booked … Continue reading

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Tour of the North

Friday Evening I took the trusty Nikon down the Peninsula to Kirkistown Race Circuit for the opening stage of the 2016 Tour of the North Cycle Race, the Wind was blowing an absolute gale making life hard for the Cycle … 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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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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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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NDCC Coastal Challenge Sportive

Today was one of those ‘character building’ days on the Bicycle. Many months ago I submitted my entry for the North Down Cycling Club’s (NDCC) annual Coastal challenge Cycling Sportive and today was the big day. A percentage of all … Continue reading

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Ballycopeland Windmill

An old rickety Windmill in a green field at Ballycopeland near Millisle on the County Down Peninsula. It is clear that the Windmill has seen better days and could do with a few repairs but on a Sunny evening like … Continue reading

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