Category Archives: Cycling

BE INSPIRED: READ A LITTLE OF MY STORY I SET OUT IN ANOTHER GUEST BLOG

I was asked to write a guest post on another blog called Mummy Tries and I am very grateful.   Renee is an inspirational mother, a home educator and a published author. Mummy Tries is an inspiring lifestyle blog to

WHEN IT COMES TO BEING SEEN ON THE BIKE AT NIGHT, THE PROVIZ 360 JACKET TICKS MOST BOXES

First Impressions When I opened the packaging of the new ProViz reflective jacket it immediately looked like a top quality product. The material felt soft and malleable, yet looked great as well. The zips looked, and are, waterproof and have

JUST GET YOUR SHOES ON, THE JOYS OF CYCLING IN WINTER

A long time ago, around this time of year, I remember chatting to a friend over coffee about our cycling and saying how difficult it was to get out in the winter. The days were grey and overcast, leaves on

8 THINGS I LEARNED FROM MY CYCLE ROUND THE OUTER HEBRIDES

If you have been to my blog before you will know that I have recently cycled the Outer Hebrides and that this has been a big achievement for me as well as a lot of challenge and fun. I thought

DISABLED PEOPLE IN EAST LOTHIAN PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF SPORT

For a group of disabled people in East Lothain, any form or disability or impairment presents no barrier to enjoying outdoor activity and sport. Beyond Boundaries East Lothian, or BBEL, provides disabled people with the opportunity to experience and participate in outdoor sports

THE JOY OF THE MOUNTAINS

By far the best part of my cycling adventure was cycling over the mountains of Harris. Here is a short videos to try and show what is was like.  

CALLANISH, A MUST FOR EVERYONE WHO VISITS LEWIS

Cycling over Harris from Tarbert to Callanish was just wonderful, the weather was fine, the road was quiet and with a cross-tail wind most of the way cycling was not too difficult.  Although the mountains of Harris were truly spectacular

Spreading The Word That Cycling Is For All Abilities.

I have been lucky enough to get another guest blog post published,  this time on the Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op website. I have written a summary of my trip to the Hebridies and a little background about how I got into

Arrival on Harris and the Joy of the rain

By the time I stopped and it had dawned on me that I had probably gone too far and didn’t really know where I was, I was soaked to the skin and really starting to get cold. The rain had

Bad weather on Uist

We had a comfortable night in Mrs McPhee’s house and really good breakfast to start the day. That was the first time for many years I had stayed in a B&B and it’s a strange experience. I found it odd