Category: Cycling

On my bike… 0

On my bike…

I went out for a three-hour cycle on Saturday with the lovely ladies and gents from the Glasgow Tri Club. It’s my first weekend ride with them and I was a little nervous about...

Back in the saddle again 0

Back in the saddle again

On a high after a sprint triathlon last year I signed up for this May’s Etape Caledonia. At the time it seemed too far in the future to worry about but now the 90-mile...

Super speedy service 0

Super speedy service

How about this for a great service from my local bike shop. On Saturday at 11am I discovered that there was something majorly wrong with my bike’s back gear cogs. Mr Outdoors kindly dropped...

Know anyone who has got on their bike? 0

Know anyone who has got on their bike?

From time to time (every day, I hear my friends shouting!) I look for case studies for newspaper features. This time, I’m hoping to find someone who has traded their car for a bicycle,...

Going somewhere… 0

Going somewhere…

If you ever lose the motivation to exercise then try this tactic: run/cycle back from wherever you are. Of course, you need to be realistic about this (running back from you parent’s house 100...