Category: Cycling

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...

Shiny new bike bit 0

Shiny new bike bit

I’m very happy indeed with my shiny new bike gear cable. As I blogged before I have spent a week or so stuck with use only of one front cog on my bike so...

All a load of spin? 0

All a load of spin?

Just a few miles into a cycle ride from Bearsden to Falkirk (to meet with my ex-husband’s father.. you must know by now how I like to slot a run or a cycle into...

All a load of spin? 0

All a load of spin?

Just a few miles into a cycle ride from Bearsden to Falkirk (to meet with my ex-husband’s father.. you must know by now how I like to slot a run or a cycle into...

It’s all in the detail: Part 2 0

It’s all in the detail: Part 2

As I’ve blogged before, sometimes it’s the small things that make the biggest difference. See It’s all in the detail: Part 1 This time a discovery of something seemingly small but mightily significant came...

It’s all in the detail: Part 2 0

It’s all in the detail: Part 2

As I’ve blogged before, sometimes it’s the small things that make the biggest difference. See It’s all in the detail: Part 1 This time a discovery of something seemingly small but mightily significant came...

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...

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...

Loch Katrine cycle ride 0

Loch Katrine cycle ride

After 10 days of being laid tragically low by a summer cold (not had one of these for many years) I found I could no longer cope with the lack of exercise and the...