Category: Cycling

But what about Scotland’s cycling epics? 0

But what about Scotland’s cycling epics?

Hmmmmmmmm. Just read Susan Greenwood’s article in the Guardian about the best cycling challenges for 2010. While it’s obvious she had to do a bit of a worldwide round-up and so couldn’t cover all...

"i" really, really want one! 0

"i" really, really want one!

So I didn’t really want an Apple iPhone. Not really. I could appreciate it was a thing of gadgetry beauty and that it offered all kinds of nice apps. But I thought I could...

I really, really want one! 1

I really, really want one!

So I didn’t really want an Apple iPhone. Not really. I could appreciate it was a thing of gadgetry beauty and that it offered all kinds of nice apps. But I thought I could...

Bike and wine diet Part II 0

Bike and wine diet Part II

Following on from my blogs about my new bike and wine diet I hear from one of my Twitter followers walkscotland that he’s been following the whisky and walk diet for some years now!...

The bike and wine diet 0

The bike and wine diet

Some years ago I recall the Herald’s flamboyant wine writer Joe Fattorini waxing lyrical about his great new weight loss plan. Rather than deny himself all his favourite treats, Joe told me that he’d...

The bike and wine diet 0

The bike and wine diet

Some years ago I recall the Herald’s flamboyant wine writer Joe Fattorini waxing lyrical about his great new weight loss plan. Rather than deny himself all his favourite treats, Joe told me that he’d...

Get on your bike to get fit 0

Get on your bike to get fit

It’s lighter, ever so slightly warmer (on some days) and there’s the faintest whiff of hope in the air as finally we all allow ourselves to look forward to spring and summer. So there’s...

Get on your bike to get fit 0

Get on your bike to get fit

It’s lighter, ever so slightly warmer (on some days) and there’s the faintest whiff of hope in the air as finally we all allow ourselves to look forward to spring and summer. So there’s...

No such thing as pot luck on a bike 1

No such thing as pot luck on a bike

Something doesn’t quite tally here. A week or so ago it took me around 1hr 20 mins to cycle from Bearsden to Falkirk. A leisurely trip of around 24 miles. Today it took me...