Category Archives: Cycling

CALLANISH NEOLITHIC STONE CIRCLE AND ITS LASTING EFFECT ON ME: SEE MY GUEST POST ON WANDERLUSTERS BLOG

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  My Disability Cycling Adventure through the Outer Hebrides was the highlight of my year in 2016.  Some places just motivate and inspire you, and  Callanish did that for me.  It really left a lasting impression. I have been lucky enough to

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

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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

REVIEWING THE LUMOS NEW GENERATION CYCLE HELMET, IDEAL FOR THE URBAN CYCLIST.

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First Impressions I was quite excited when I took my new Lumos helmet out of the box and with good reason too. The first thing that struck me is it felt like a real solid piece of kit, very well

EDINBURGH BICYCLE CO-OPERATIVE, AN EXAMPLE OF GREAT DISABILITY AWARENESS

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I wanted to start my reviews on a positive note because I think it is very important to show appreciation to organisations especially when it’s absolutely deserved. It is so easy to grumble, criticise and highlight where people fall short,

8 THINGS I LEARNED FROM MY CYCLE ROUND THE OUTER HEBRIDES

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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

THE JOY OF THE MOUNTAINS

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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

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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.

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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

The first day on my Cycling adventure Barra to South Uist

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We had a comfortable enough sleep in the Dunard hostel that night although I was so shattered after the journey to get there I would have slept anywhere. The beds were a bit rickety and the mattress really soft so

My arrival on Barra

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I was all packed and ready to go the night before when I received a text message from CalMac to say that the ferry was going to be delayed due to bad weather and that they would message again in