Tag Archives: Strangford Lough

Sunny Sunday

Another lovely dry, sunny day, with a strong Northerly wind blowing. I clipped in to the pedals and set off through Dundonald, up the greengraves road across to Bradshaws Brae through Netownards and out the Portaferry coast road. I was … Continue reading

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Fast to Ballydorn and steady home

Generally Cyclists will set off in to the Wind if doing a circular loop so they can benefit from a blow home from a tailwind. This Morning I set off having paid no attention to the wind direction and as … 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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Solo Saturday

A bit milder than of late, the Mercury settling at around 7 degrees Celsius but alas the Roads were not only soaking wet but also filthy. Nothing else for it but to gear up and get out on the Bicycle … 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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I fought the Wind and the Wind won

After faffing about for most of the Morning I finally got organised and out on the Bicycle on a Sunny 🙂 but very Windy Afternoon 🙁 Due to the strong Wind and even stronger gusts I opted for the Winter … Continue reading

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Hurricanes and Sweet treats

Having kept the feet up all Week long to rest the leg I decided to get out on the Bicycle this Morning for a short, steady spin, solo, to ease back in to it. It was dry and very Windy, … Continue reading

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Gentle Recovery Spin

After yesterdays long endurance Cycle today was a chance to chill out and enjoy life at a slower pace. I waited until almost noon before heading out on the Bicycle to allow the ambient temperature to warm up nicely. I … Continue reading

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Making Hay while the Sun shines

Earlier in the Week the Weather forecast looked promising for midweek, I thought about booking a day off from Work for Wednesday but did not book it and of course Wednesday was lovely bright sunshine all day long, though very … 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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