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The Million€uroCycleJersey Project 3

The Million€uroCycleJersey Project

This is an interesting project that I’ve come across. And now that I’m obsessed with all things road cycling I thought I’d give this campaign a bit of a plug. It’s different – and...

The ups and ups of the Pyrenees 4

The ups and ups of the Pyrenees

The sheep give you respect. So do the llamas (yes llamas!). As do an enthusiastic French public. Even the drivers respect cyclists in the Pyrenees. Our recent cycling holiday in the south-west of France...

While I was away… 0

While I was away…

The Pyrenees were utterly, utterly wonderful. The cycling was tough but the scenery more than made up for the exhaustion. I will be blogging about my trip in the near future (after I’ve written...

Beautiful Scottish photos: Bla Beheinn 1

Beautiful Scottish photos: Bla Beheinn

This stunning photo of a silhouetted Bla Bheinn, taken on the longest day, has been sent to me by Karen Hartnell. We met on Twitter and got chatting! Karen is an an artist, specialising in...

Review: Halfords Family Tent Pack 6

Review: Halfords Family Tent Pack

I was doubtful that 9pm on a Friday evening was the best time to begin putting up a new tent. I doubted, too, that the previously consumed large G&T would be the greatest aid....

Beautiful Scottish photos:  Wintry Arbroath Abbey 2

Beautiful Scottish photos: Wintry Arbroath Abbey

We might have been enjoying an unusually warm and sunny spell in Scotland (except for today’s rain!) but Janey Andrews of guided walking and cycling company Glentrek thought no-one would mind taking a look...

Three cheers for the Moonwalk supporters 0

Three cheers for the Moonwalk supporters

My dad, who should by rights be known as Grandpa Outdoors but who will, for the purposes of this blog, be called Dad-in-a-Support-Car, spent Saturday night and a great deal of Sunday as part...

Guest blog: My pals the cycling maddies 0

Guest blog: My pals the cycling maddies

I’ve invited Simon Walton to write about his friends and their madcap cycling for charity adventure. Simon may be happy to ride bareback on an unpredictable mare, or skate toe-to-toe with some bear of...

Tell me about your cycling adventures in Scotland 2

Tell me about your cycling adventures in Scotland

I was chatting to an old friend (old as in I’ve known him forever, rather than him being that ancient!) yesterday about cycling in Scotland. A couple of years ago he did the LEJOG...

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