FionaOutdoors Blog

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...

Tri-ing too hard? 0

Tri-ing too hard?

It would have been exhausting enough if I had only managed to complete every training session during the annual Glasgow Triathlon Club Spring training weekend, held this year at Dalkeith. With two swim sessions...

Tri-ing too hard? 0

Tri-ing too hard?

It would have been exhausting enough if I had only managed to complete every training session during the annual Glasgow Triathlon Club Spring training weekend, held this year at Dalkeith. With two swim sessions...

Get in the saddle of a shiny new bike 0

Get in the saddle of a shiny new bike

My No1 favourite local bike shop Solid Rock Cycles in Balmore, East Dunbartonshire, is holding a bike try out day on Saturday March 28th. Dealers of brands Merida, Kona and Bianchi, among others, the...

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...

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...