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...

Bikepacking over the Summer Solstice

It'd be rude not to plan a quick adventure for the longest day of the year. It's been a fantastic summer in Scotland so...

Bike Packing the Cairngorm Outer Loop, Scotland

I had a weekend on my own and the weather in Scotland was set to be fine. So what should I do was the...

Splitboard touring to Loch Eanaich, Cairngorms, Scotland

The forecast looked promising for snow all week and it was set to be sunny on a Friday in the Cairngorms. Perfect opportunity to...

Glentress Seven Race Report

The Tweedlove Glentress 7 hour mountain bike race seems to live a charmed life with the weather gods - yet again it was blue...

Perfect road riding in deepest darkest Scotland

This 115km loop is a long way from anywhere but I guess that's one reason why it's so amazing. It is a hidden gem...

Autumn colours, rain and grit – Riding across Scotland

It's Friday afternoon, I'm sat looking out of the window at my work, debating whether to ignore the weather forecast and head up north...

Tweed Valley Tunnel Trail Run 2016 – race report

The Tweed Valley holds some trail running gems, and it's great to see a growing recognition of this. But a 600 metre long railway...

Cycling a Cross border coast to coast

It was a crazy plan in mid summer but in the winteriest day of winter it was ambitious to say the least. Cycling coast...

Bike Packing to the best bothy in Scotland

We left work at 4pm, got in the car and drove north, headed for the mountains. We tolerated the average speed cameras that now...

Pentland 7Reservoirs Half Marathon – race report

The mornings have turned frosty, there are frozen puddles to dodge whilst out training and I don't leave the house without a beanie on...

Scrambling four of the most iconic peaks in Scotland

We were looking at a map of Scotland and listing the peaks we'd most like to climb. Not the tallest, nor the easiest to...