Category Archives: Cycling

More on helmets – a must ? Climbing, scrambling, bouldering, cycling?

From Pete Hill MIC “A friend of mine had a big fall in Glen Nevis last week. Apart from the outstanding skills of the Belford hospital staff and the brilliant and swift action of Lochaber team members, you can see … Continue reading

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Skye Rock – Fun in the sun – a long time ago

I was asked for some advice on routes to do in Skye yesterday when I came back from a bik run, there are so many but one day that sticks in my mind is this classic. Myself and wee Jock … Continue reading

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Short two hours on the bike and a visit to Fort George .

Yesterday after I took an old battered television that was Fly tipped on the Dava Way to the Recycling in Elgin then I went for a cycle for a couple of hours. Sadly last week I did not get out … Continue reading

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Lovely day in Moray – cycle Forres to Nairn and evening chat to Burghead and Hopeman Heritage Group.

After catching up with someĀ  personal admin (made a curry for Wendy my friend of many years) dropped it of and had a chat. She is going well for in her 80’s then headed of for a short cycle from … Continue reading

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Bit of a cycle on a grand day Kingussie / Aviemore / Kingussie and superb sunset!

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Over the Bridge to Skye on the bike and seeing the Wind – Farm Blades being transported. No hills but a lovely day of seeing the sea the hills and the lighthouse getting painted! All from the bike.

It was away early as we had to be out of our incredible accommodation in Plockton early and Judy and Lyle were heading home to the Borders. I decided to have a short cycle I had not been out on … Continue reading

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Last day in Plockton, the West at its best! A sailing trip in the bay. Some local tales, great food and company music poetry and a sunset! Just what was needed after a long winter!

The last full day of a super trip with two great friends to Plockton! I was awakened by the 0630 train we are living in the the Old Station House at Plockton. It was then a leisurely cooked breakfast and … Continue reading

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