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The Legend of the Campionissimo

admin   February 9, 2021   Comments Off on The Legend of the Campionissimo

Some readers may remember our review of Fausto Coppi books, as part of the celebrations when the Giro came to Northern Ireland in 2014. That review hinted at another book – Herbie Sykes’ “Coppi – Inside the Legend of the Campionissimo”. And at long last we’ve managed to get our hands on a copy. It was worth the wait. The… Read more »

Ards – Bangor Greenway

admin   February 2, 2021   Comments Off on Ards – Bangor Greenway

The Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure defines Greenways as “traffic-free routes connecting communities to all kinds of destinations for commuting, everyday journeys or leisure and recreation“. The website is an inspirational view of what could be possible in Northern Ireland with the right funding. And the existing Comber Greenway, well loved by local riders, is the gold standard locally…. Read more »

Is that an Obelisk?

admin   January 26, 2021   Comments Off on Is that an Obelisk?

County Down has a long and rich history, and cyclists have a unique opportunity to explore it from the saddle. In the first of a new, occasional series of articles, we delve into the background of some things you may have seen while out on a ride, but not realised the full story behind them. This week’s object is the… Read more »