Category Archives: Friends

A day on the bike – The Lockerbie Loop with the Cycle To Syracuse Team. Big learning for the old boy!

The Lockerbie Loop with the Cycle to Syracuse team! Another learning curb! So much to learn so little time. It was another very early start and back to Lockerbie (242 miles each way I know that trip well) Yesterday we … Continue reading

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A good article on Lockerbie by Colin Dorrance the man behind our cycle to Syracuse University in late October.

It is good to see that folk are talking about their part at Lockerbie it’s taken many years but so many are now telling what they did. All are normal people but I have been so pleased that many are … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham – now in New Zealand pushing on in her Solo Round the World Record Attempt unsupported ! Farewell to Runrig after 45 years of making music .

I heard my pal Jenny Graham on radio Scotland yesterday. She was speaking on her attempt Solo Round the World Cycle. She is going great and in New Zealand now after a hard time in Australia due to weather. It … Continue reading

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A visit to Endura who are making out cycling kit for Cycle to Syracuse in Livingston and then a long drive home.

This is from Colin Dorrance who is the man behind our cycle to Syracuse in the USA. We have been in communication for months with Endura, the Livingston based cycle sportswear manufacturers – they have a custom design service. Aside … Continue reading

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Interest in Lockerbie after my piece on a visit last week. The tragedy of Servicemen taking their own lives years after conflict. Heading North after another visit to Endura in Livingston.

The Lockerbie window Yesterday I was interviewed about the Lockerbie tragedy in Ayr by the BBC . It was another hard piece to talk about but at least it is done and we will see what happens. It is terrible … Continue reading

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Jenny Graham Unsupported round the World in Australia cold wet weather but she still is smiling! Awesome !

Jenny is going well despite punctures and weather in Australia how does she keep going and smiling. Rarely have I been so impressed by anyone’s efforts what a girl. The weather has battered her but she is on course I … Continue reading

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Cycling – a great quote ! Mink in Ayr ?

My sister and I were walking along Prestwick Esplanade when I saw this sign: “When the spirits are low when the day appears dark when the work becomes monotonous when Hope seems hardly worth having just mount a bicycle and … Continue reading

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