Category: Cycling

It’s all in the detail 0

It’s all in the detail

Sometimes I come across new fitness/outdoors kit that includes a detail that is so fab I want to tell everyone about it. This time it’s a couple of new Nike products that I recently...

The smart way to reach your next adventure? 0

The smart way to reach your next adventure?

A Scottish company has come up with a great idea. Go Where will provide bespoke transport for mountain bikers, road cyclists, walkers, kite surfers, golfers, first-time Scotland visitors and, really, any kind of outdoors...

Revenge of the cyclists? 3

Revenge of the cyclists?

I’ve been spat on, sworn at and forced off the road – and that’s just by pedestrians. Cars, buses and taxis have driven at me, cut me up, swerved into my path and knocked...

Glasgow to new Cumnock cylce 0

Glasgow to new Cumnock cylce

The contrast between my triathlon club mates and other pals always makes me laugh. When I mentioned over the last couple of days to various people that I plan to cycle from home to...

Sun, fun and the happiest happy couple 1

Sun, fun and the happiest happy couple

Sun, space hopper fun and amazing fairy cakes were some of the delights encountered by the Family Outdoors at a tri club pal’s recent wedding in Herefordshire. The bride Jo’s amazing attention to detail...

Scotland’s the best! 0

Scotland’s the best!

Pic right: Mr and Mrs Outdoors at Glentress Sometimes I forget just how lucky we are in Scotland. And then I spend a few days in our great outdoors and it all comes back...

Scotland’s the best for cycling 0

Scotland’s the best for cycling

Sometimes I forget just how lucky we are in Scotland. And then I spend a few days in our great outdoors and it all comes back to me with a great, splendid feeling of...

One bottle of beer and a cream egg please 0

One bottle of beer and a cream egg please

In retrospect I wonder what the checkout lad in the small supermarket in the village of Buchlyvie, near Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, thought of the soggy looking female cyclist when she picked up and paid for...

Jobs done: cycling, meetings and cycling 0

Jobs done: cycling, meetings and cycling

Meeting in Glasgow. Tick. Meeting in Bridge of Weir. Tick Three hours of cycle training. Tick. Test drive of shiny new Skins. Tick. It’s amazing what you can achieve in a day if you...