Tag Archives: Portadown

Back in the day II

The twelfth of July, the quietest day of the year on the roads with very little traffic, perfect for getting out on the Bicycle and clocking up a few miles. Setting off from Portadown on the Mahon road I took … Continue reading

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Back in the day

Whilst I currently live in the Belfast area I grew up in County Armagh, today I popped the Bicycle in the back of the Car and drove to Portadown to visit the parents and was straight out on to the … Continue reading

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Sunny Saturday Solo

Has Spring finally sprung? Yesterday the strong Winds and Rain stopped, the Sun came out and the ambient air temperature crept upwards and the Weather forecast prediction was that it would last all Weekend long. I planned to go for … Continue reading

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Spin with Vin

Keeping an eye on the long range Weather forecast I saw today was to be a dry day with a little sunshine in the Morning so I booked it off and arranged a Bicycle ride with my mate Gavin who … Continue reading

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Windy Lap of the Lough

The Tour de Connemara is rapidly approaching and although I have completed numerous cycles this year of 60 odd miles I had not yet gone the same distance as the Tour de Connemara so I booked a Week off Work … Continue reading

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Scoot to the Port

My last day off from Work on this long Weekend and the dry, sunny but chilly weather continued so I got myself organised and ventured out on the Bicycle for another good spin. Out along the Knock Carriageway, along by … Continue reading

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Lap the Lough

Back in February I submitted an entry for this years Lap the Lough cycling Sportive, a cycle around Lough Neagh in an anti-clockwise circuit of 85 miles. Reading that car parking has been an issue in recent years [this was … Continue reading

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Castlereagh Club run

Another wet and windy Sunday Morning for the latest Castlereagh Cycling Club group ride. The Weather turned out a bit better than what was forecast as we set off from the usual meeting point and headed along the Knock Carriageway … Continue reading

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Lapping the Lough

A plan was hatched, drive to Portadown to meet up with a few friends and cycle right around Lough Neagh. If successful this would be my longest cycle yet. The problem with a route like this is that there is … Continue reading

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Irish Bike, October

The October issue of Irish Bike has just been published and I have a number of my Photographs published inside including these two from the Bishopscourt round of the 2012 Adelaide Masters Championship where Portadown’s Marshall Neill narrowly won the … Continue reading

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