Tag Archives: Strangford Lough

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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Recovery spin

After my hard efforts yesterday in my first ever organised group race on Zwift the legs were feeling tired so I opted for a solo, gentle recovery spin along the quiet roads along the Strangford Lough shoreline. It was one … Continue reading

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Gentle, solo spin

Between being loaded with a heavy head cold for over a Week and a self-imposed house curfew due to freezing weather and the risk of crashing on ice it has been about two weeks since I ventured outside on the … Continue reading

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Lanes, Gravel paths, Sunburn and Buns

An Indian summer is a period of unseasonably warm, dry weather that sometimes occurs in Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. The US National Weather Service defines this as weather conditions that are sunny and clear with above normal temperatures, occurring … Continue reading

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A good spin for ‘a school night’

Commuting home battling against a strong headwind and navigating through the hoardes of Northern Ireland Supporters Walking to the fanzone I was already doing the mental aritihmetic in my head to try and figure out if I had enough minutes … Continue reading

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