Tag Archives: Strangford Lough

Phoenix CC Vets and Ladies Club Championships

This Evening was the Phoenix CC Vets and Ladies Club Championships road race around the Jacobs ladder Circuit at Saintfield better known to Motorcycle racing enthusiasts as the old Temple 100 Course, with the exception that the Cycle race runs … Continue reading

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Going long

Two and a half days off the Bike to rest the body followed by an easy spin last Night, today was the day to give the Legs a solid workout. A long endurance spin at a sensible, sustainable effort, the … Continue reading

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Sunset spin

After two and a half days off the Bicycle it was time to get back out there, but only for a short and fairly low intensity ride. A steady spin up the Comber Greenway to Comber and out the Killyleagh … Continue reading

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Early Birds and Worms

Something woke me from my Nights sleep just after 5am, it was already daylight and I was unable to get back to sleep so instead I got up, got the Cycling kit on, filled a Water Bottle and got out … Continue reading

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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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