Category: Road cycling

700 women ride the Macmillan Cycletta

700 women ride the Macmillan Cycletta

More than 700 women cyclists took part in the recent Macmillan Cycletta Scotland in Perthshire. Setting out from the grounds of beautiful Scone Palace on a glorious autumnal day, the cyclists completed a range...

Mapping out the Cycletta in Scotland

Mapping out the Cycletta in Scotland

Macmillan Cycletta is the UK’s leading series of women-only bike rides. The events, across the UK, are supported by Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton. These are cycling challenges for women of all ages and...

Sunday Mail: New Perthshire cycle route

Sunday Mail: New Perthshire cycle route

If you don’t know, Breadalbane is an area of Perthshire. It’s a place steeped in history and boasts fabulous scenery. Now a number of walking, cycling and mountain biking routes have been developed called the Rings of...

Medic explains Huzarski’s veiny legs 10

Medic explains Huzarski’s veiny legs

Did you see Polish cyclist Bartosz Huzarski’s veiny legs during the Tour de France? Many people did and questioned how they could be so riddled with big veins. There were accusations of drugs, obviously, but fellow...

Sunday Mail: Glasgow’s NextBikes 0

Sunday Mail: Glasgow’s NextBikes

Who knew that hire bikes could be so much fun? I noticed many more of these bikes being used around Glasgow but I was skeptical about how they would be to ride. After all,...

Kit review: Halo Cycling Cap 0

Kit review: Halo Cycling Cap

The G-Force is a sweaty chap. He only has to start exercising and the beads of perspiration waterfall off his forehead. So he was keen to try a new product, Halo, which promises to...

Food, drink, bike and hike in Perthshire 0

Food, drink, bike and hike in Perthshire

Perthshire never fails to surprise and during a few (working) days away from home in Fern the Campervan I discovered many foodie #hiddengems (also see @eat_scottish), a fabulous new cycling route and a Munro...

Ride the Tour de France’s Yorkshire stages 0

Ride the Tour de France’s Yorkshire stages

The recent Tour de France proved that Yorkshire can mix it with the established stages of the most famous cycle race in the world. For two days, 2.5 million people gathered on the streets...

Kit review: Nalgene On The Fly water bottle 0

Kit review: Nalgene On The Fly water bottle

Nalgene has launched a cycling friendly bottle that is totally watertight, vey hard wearing and can be opened with one hand. I am a keen cyclist and I take a water bottle out with...