Tag Archives: Strangford Lough

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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Tour of the North

Friday Evening I took the trusty Nikon down the Peninsula to Kirkistown Race Circuit for the opening stage of the 2016 Tour of the North Cycle Race, the Wind was blowing an absolute gale making life hard for the Cycle … Continue reading

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Small Ring Saturdays

To round off an easy recovery Week I got layered up to combat the Cold and set off on the Bike for a short, flat route up the Comber Greenway, through Comber and out the Ballydrain Road to Nendrum on … Continue reading

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