UA-46206127-1

Rum on the Rocks – Bike ‘n’ hike

Over the last holiday weekend we set out to explore the Island of Rum which was a private and almost secret place until fairy...

Dirty Reiver 2017 – I think I might have actually enjoyed...

At last year’s Dirty Reiver I vowed never again, but as ever, with type 2 fun here I was heading south for another go...

South by South West – Bikepacking from Peebles

Over the last few weeks if the weather forecast had put me off riding I'd never have left my front door! Luckily I've learnt...

Five rules of Bikepacking

I thought I'd put together a few thoughts on bikepacking and why I love the concept, but as a new genre of biking I...

Bordering on insanity – Southern Upland Way in winter

It's been a while since I rode an overnighter bikepacking from my doorstep in Scotland. I don't know why, but recently there's been a...

Strathpuffer 2017 – 24 hours of winter riding

The Strathpuffer is regularly featured as one of the toughest mountain bike races in the world. It's riding an 11km course as many times...

Tenerife – Big climbs, gravel tracks and cacti

I think of Tenerife as a place where people go on the sort of holidays that scare me. Not in the attacked by a bear...

Tibet, Yarchen Gar the final part – 8,000 nuns, a naked...

Yarchen Gar was such an unexpected place. We had never even heard of it only a week ago and here we were, two of...

Tibet Part 3 – Holy Lakes, big climbs and chicken feet

From the Tibetan city of Garze we headed West towards the biggest climb we've ever undertaken, we both wondered nervously how would we cope...

My favourite 12 pictures from 2016

2016 was pretty fun if rather busy, I traveled across Scotland, visited Georgia, Iceland, Spain, Tenerife, Tibet, China, Ireland and the Netherlands. Here's a...

Cycling Tibet Part 2 – Wolves, Monks and Proper Bo Cha

We had just ridden into Litang in part one which turned out to be a remarkably interesting place. It had a real sense of...

Riding Tibet Part 1

It's taken a while to write a blog about our trip to China and Tibet. It was a pretty crazy trip where so much...