Category: Cycling

New Robert Millar cycling sportive 0

New Robert Millar cycling sportive

The number of cycling events in Scotland continues to rise – and the latest sportive launch looks as fab as the rest. On May 27, the inaugural Robert Millar Sportive offers 46 or 95-mile...

Women only cycle events 0

Women only cycle events

More and more women are taking up cycling. I have written about this fabulous trend on many occasions and you only have to look around at paths and trails to see a growing band...

Taking part in the Lake APR Feminine 2012 0

Taking part in the Lake APR Feminine 2012

Thanks to popular demand another Lake APR Feminine, organised by the Glasgow Nightingale Cycling Club , took place last weekend. It is run in tandem with the Lake APR (for all cyclists) and one...

Furry good solution to cold cycling hands 0

Furry good solution to cold cycling hands

They might have caused a dozen or more raised eyebrows, and certainly a few fellow tri club cyclists thought they were hilarious, but my new skiing mitts have become the genius solution to cold...

Andy plans epic cycle to Istanbul 0

Andy plans epic cycle to Istanbul

It’s great to hear about other people’s outdoor sporting achievements and goals. I “met” Andy Fallon on Twitter. His tweets about an epic cycling challenge sounded interesting. Here’s his story. Andy is 45 and...

New Scottish cycling event 0

New Scottish cycling event

I’m loving the look of this new Loch to Loch ride. It’s the brainchild of the charity Asthma UK and will see cyclists heading from Loch Lomond to Kinlochleven over two days. That’s 150 miles...

New mountain biking in Scotland website 0

New mountain biking in Scotland website

A new website dedicated to Scotland’s mountain bike trails is calling for more riders to join their “community”.  TrailScotland is the brainchild of off-road riding addict Jonny Smart, who hopes the site will  become...

More women are getting on their bikes 0

More women are getting on their bikes

My recent article about women and cycling appeared in the latest Cycling Scotland newsletter. Here’s what I wrote: More women get on their bikes Has anyone else noticed the quiet, aherm, revolution going on...