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A gentle breeze to the Border

After a week of watching the weather forecast, the three of us, David, Ulli and myself, set out for the border to pick up the CC Relay Jersey. We had been hoping for blue skies, sunshine and light winds, what… Continue Reading →

Once more into the Lothians

Once more we have been drawn to go a’ cycling in East Lothian, only this time we didn’t take the train. Instead with no particular plan we headed out after lunch into Holyrood Park and down onto the Innocent Railway…. Continue Reading →

A short walk in the Lammermuirs

Well is was a very short walk, only about 50m, but more of that later, the main activity of the day was cycling. With the prospect of the long Easter weekend and the spring sun shining, we decided it was… Continue Reading →

A Spring breeze through East Lothian

It is the start of spring, so what to do? Head out for a bike ride of course. Last week we nipped out to Balerno and back. This week we wanted something more, so to make the most of the… Continue Reading →

Tales of the Tirol, part 2: Into the Karwendel

Sunday, Scharnitz, the crack of dawn. OK so it was more like the crack of 09:30, but that is early enough for a Sunday morning to be dragging a couple of mountain bikes out of the back of a car…. Continue Reading →

Tales of the Tirol, part 1: a short ride to Fallbach

The more observant readers among you will have noticed that there is a now a weather report for Innsbruck in the sidebar of this blog, this is because Ulli and I are on holiday in the Austrian Tirol. So day… Continue Reading →

What a way to spend a Wednesday…

Ulli – today is a special day we should do something to celebrate… Me – Um, what is it? Ulli – you remember… Me – Um?? Ulli – no, begins with a W… Me – Its Wednesday? Ulli – No,… Continue Reading →

A short pedal in the Trossachs

9am Wednesday: isn’t this toil great, I suppose we really should get up now! With Easter come up and the weather set fine, Ulli and I decided a little toil was in order, if you are a little confused, I… Continue Reading →

Lets cycle around an island

“Come on get up” “Um, What time is it?” “Six O’clock, come on get up, we have to catch the train!” Vaguely the memory of a conversation from the night before crept across my sleepy mind, “Lets go cycle round… Continue Reading →

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