Category: Cycling

Jim fixed it for me! 0

Jim fixed it for me!

I’ve said before that cycling with the big boys from a proper cycling club can be daunting. Especially if you’re not used to pelotons, chain gang maneouvres and the high-speed mentalness of an APR...

Guest blog: A weekend of Scottish adventure 4

Guest blog: A weekend of Scottish adventure

I know Romy Beard from the Glasgow Triathlon Club. Romy and I were chatting on Facebook recently about her aims to do more outdoor activities at weekends and to explore Scotland. You all know how...

On the record: My cycling blog 0

On the record: My cycling blog

If you’ve been reading this blog then you’ll know I’m up to my neck in cycle training for the Bealach Mor sportive. Indeed, I expect you’re bored with my blogs about cycling – and...

Mountaineer saddles up on Conference Bike 0

Mountaineer saddles up on Conference Bike

Earlier this week Mike Dales of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland jumped in the saddle of the bizarre looking Conference Bicycle as it headed through Edinburgh. The BiCo UK challenge sees the seven-seater bike...

Perhaps I’m easily pleased? 2

Perhaps I’m easily pleased?

Sometimes I get the best gifts! And I know that not everyone is going to appreciate this as anything special. But today the G-Force presented with 5 cute boxes, each containing a lovely shiny...

Cycling, manfully! 0

Cycling, manfully!

It was the only other woman in a peloton of some 20 men on Sunday during the Falkirk Bicycle Club’s usual Sunday outing that decided, by the end of the 70-mile bike run, that...

Volunteer for a charity bike ride with a difference 4

Volunteer for a charity bike ride with a difference

Does anyone have this Monday off? And are you up for a cycling adventure with an interesting twist? Certainly you’ll need an adventurous spirit to take part in a charity ride that is currently...

Bonnie Bikes: For the style savvy cyclist! 0

Bonnie Bikes: For the style savvy cyclist!

It’s off-the-wall , whacky and fabbie items such as these that could easily make the new shop Bonnie Bikes in Glasgow something of a hit. I don’t think we’re talking serious cyclist here, although...

110 miles. On my bike. In one outing! 4

110 miles. On my bike. In one outing!

The last time I attempted to cycle more than 100 miles I twice threw my bike into a ditch in frustration, I once almost boarded a train back home, I cursed and cried –...

Video: The day I met Bagging Scotland 3

Video: The day I met Bagging Scotland

This is what I was up to at Loch Lomond last Friday! Being filmed! To be honest, I imagined I’d hate being on camera – but on the day it was great fun. Bagging...