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Wind 1 v 0 Derek

A Sunny Morning 🙂 with plentiful light Rain Showers and a relentless strong Wind 🙁 again I opted for the Winter Bike as its shallower rim depth Wheels are less of a handful in strong Wind. I set off up … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

Studying my Cycling metrics data it is obvious that since late June my Cycling fitness has been steadily declining due to various factors like a few head colds, a very wet and windy August and more recently a few days … Continue reading

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When Darkness descends, the temperature plummets

A beaut dry, sunny evening added haste to my Car commute home from Work. A brisk turnaround and straight out on the Bicycle to enjoy a spin in the Countryside with the objective of getting in 30 miles or thereabouts. … Continue reading

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Killyleagh Picnic

In stark contrast to yesterday today was bright Sunshine and mostly dry roads 🙂 but the strong wind was still hanging around 🙁 I set off nice and easy along the Comber Greenway to Comber then increased the pace a … 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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Sunny Lanes

Monday, May day, a day off Work and the Sun was out and the temperatures were up. I met a friend, Andreea, in Ballyhackamore and set off along the Comber Greenway then Cycling up the new Line and Gransha road … Continue reading

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Spin with Gavin

Saturday Evening and my mate Gavin contacted me to see if I was interested in meeting up in the Morning to go for a spin on the Bicycles for a couple of hours. It was a chilly but Sunny Morning … Continue reading

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Phoenix Tuesdays

With the lighter Evenings back a few of us in Phoenix Cycling Club try to meet up after Work on a Tuesday to get a Bicycle ride in before dark. This Week was blessed with a dry evening, a little … Continue reading

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Sunny Slieve Croob

What a day for a Bike ride, ‘Wall-toWall’ Sunshine, dry roads and not too bad winds, mostly 🙂 I decided that County Down would be the destination and specifically an ascent of Slieve Croob from the Castlewellan side. I had … Continue reading

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Frosty & Sunny

A very heavy frost overnight had me umming and aaaing about whether to venture out early for the Saturday Phoenix Cycling club spin or delay my start by an hour to allow for a thaw and do a solo spin … Continue reading

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