Category: Cycling

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...

Great find: list of cycle events for all 0

Great find: list of cycle events for all

While doing some research for a cycling article for the Daily Record I came across this really useful site called Bike Events Scotland. It’s the brain child of Cycling Scotland, and offers a really...

What’s with the weather – and the punctures? 2

What’s with the weather – and the punctures?

With just over six weeks to go until the epic 90-mile Bealach Mor cycling sportive – and with some leg strength created by my recent trip to the Pyrenees – I have been keen...

More cycling hell.. 0

More cycling hell..

My previous blog has sparked a lot of interest on Twitter. So I thought I’d reproduce an article I wrote earlier. It appeared in the Daily Record some years ago but it’s still relevant....

The Herald: Cycling trip to the Pyrenees 0

The Herald: Cycling trip to the Pyrenees

Today the Tour de France cyclists reach the Haute Pyrenees. Just a few weeks ago I was in the region to experience some of the high climbs, including the beast of a col known...

Wouldn’t it be lovely if… 3

Wouldn’t it be lovely if…

This photo was taken by a tri club pal during her trip to Virginia. Oh how we dream of such things in Britain. In France recently I was frankly gobsmacked  and thoroughly delighted by...

Women of Wheels at Glentress 0

Women of Wheels at Glentress

If you’re a woman and enjoy mountain biking then this weekend is for you. The two-day course on Sat & Sun August 7 and 8, 2010 is designed for women who want to challenge themselves...